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Exhumed – Death Revenge Review

Exhumed, after a five-year hiatus, re-emerged in 2011 with the ferocious All Guts, No Glory, and followed that album up with the more sophisticated, but no less excellent Necrocracy in 2013. This pair of albums,

Oraculum – Always Higher Review

There has been a whole lot of death metal lately that sounds like it’s been recorded in a cave. Certainly, there have been a few winners playing this style, but it is not generally a

Dyscarnate – With All Their Might Review

Time seems to move a lot faster when you get older. I remember Stumbling across a Dyscarnate video on YouTube, and being impressed with the clean-cut English trio’s no-nonsense take on death metal. I made

Staff Infections – September 2017

Welcome, friends, to the September edition of Staff Infections, wherein we discuss, among other things, what the Last Rites staff has been listening to for the past month. I usually like to keep it light

Staff Infections – August 2017

Here we are: the first installment of Staff Infections in the newly-remodeled Last Rites. It’s an easy job of picking the album of the month this time around, as the staff’s playlists converged on precisely

Khazaddum – Plagues Upon Arda Review

Release date: 8/19/2017. Label:Independently released. If the band’s name doesn’t give it away, Milwaukee’s Khazaddum play Tolkien themed death metal, or as the promo materials call it, “dwarven death metal.” Their first full-length album (following

Triumvir Foul – Spiritual Bloodshed Review

Spiritual Bloodshed is the second full-length album from Portland, Oregon death metal act Triumvir Foul. The band’s style is old-school, barbaric, brutal and raw. Triumvir Foul cleaves to a certain cacophonous aesthetic somewhat similar to,

Staff Infections – July 2017

Greetings, dear readers, and welcome again to Staff Infections. July is upon us; high summer, and hopefully you have beer to drink, hotdogs to eat, jets to ski, fish to catch, baseball to play, motorcycles