Amoth – Revenge (2016) – Review

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The thing I like about Progressive Metal bands is that they don’t give a damn about standing out from the crowd like a sore thumb. And this being different thing actually helps them to some fame. You find loads of little-known gigs that most of the time produce a pretty decent note sheet. But for some reason did not get far yet.

Very often a band is called Prog, once it is impossible to really put them into a corner. This means they are impossible to classify by the manic music classifiers. Without running out of ink or [...] Click to raid more!

RMR’s 2015 Top 10 Records

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The first full year for RMR went by and a great many records were reviewed. A wild ride it was and still is, with challenges galore, some overcome and some still lurking nearby. This list covers records that got released in 2015. And who would have thought that the black section of metal would be getting such attention during this year? Certainly not me. I am looking forward to an even more eventful 2016 and the pipeline does look pretty much filled already – but this is only the beginning.

Let’s begin.

#10 –¬†Finsterforst¬†– Mach Dich Frei

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Zierler – ESC (2015) – Review

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Do you think that you found your progressive nirvana with Guilt Machine, Leprous, Ayreon, or Opeth

Well, nope.

Zierler‘s ESC builds back better. Right? Or worse, depending on how you look at it. Or more complex? Too complex? All of the above? Or nothing at all of value.

Well, this is the confusing message this record projects at the first listen until you wrap your mind around it. And it will improve with age. You just need to give it some time to mature – like old wine. And as you progress, you will discover new bits and pieces.… [...] Click to raid more!