Heimataerde – Gotteskrieger album artwork

Review: Heimataerde – Gotteskrieger

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One word: Bagpipes. As one of the latest acts to sign to Metropolis, Heimataerde is going to drop explosions with the four-on-the-floor beats and interesting choice of instruments. The chanting and whispered German in the intro, “Non Nobis,” along with sword sharpening and horses, sets the mood for Gotteskrieger—a follow-up to the 2004 EP, Ich Hab Die Nacht Getraeumet.

Of all the German industrial that I listen to, this one wins the prize for being so German. If :wumpscut: were to create music solely for club abuse and saw it fitting to use bagpipes, it would sound something like Heimataerde. With 14 ready-to-dance tracks, Heimatearde will make a nice addition to the club rotation.

This review originally appeared in Modus OperandiJune 2005, Issue 198.