All posts by Andrew Edmunds

Last Rites Co-Owner; Senior Editor; born in the cemetery, under the sign of the MOOOOOOON...

High Spirits – Escape Review

Release date: September 8th, 2017. Label: Independent/Bandcamp. I said it then, and I’ll say it again now: Had I run across High Spirits’ 2011 debut, Another Night, in the year it was actually released, it

Bloodclot – Up In Arms Review

“There’s never been a better time for punk, hardcore, than what’s happening on this planet right now, so we gotta fucking work together and try to flip the switch on this bullshit that these motherfuckers

Accept – The Rise Of Chaos Review

Release date: August 4, 2017. Label: Nuclear Blast.Post-reformation Accept is one of the greatest heavy metal comeback tales of the last decade: After sitting out the better part of ten years, a classic band reforms,

Blurring – Cloud Burner Review

Release date: April 28, 2017. Label: Self-Released.This latest EP from Rochester-based grinders Blurring came out in April, two years to the day after their full-length debut, and though it runs only half as long as

Alice Cooper – Paranormal Review

In some capacity, be it as the original band or the eponymous solo artist, Alice Cooper has been releasing records for nearly fifty years now. He/they are legitimate rock ‘n’ roll royalty, and with good

Jack Starr’s Burning Starr – Stand Your Ground Review

Prior to receiving a promo copy of Stand Your Ground, my exposure to Jack Starr’s Burning Starr was pretty limited. In fact, I knew exactly three things about them: 1 – their namesake guitarist founded long-running American power

Expulsion – Nightmare Future Review

Sometimes you just know, y’know? That classic first line of a story that captures you from the first words; that perfect opening scene of a film that reels you in and keeps you hooked for

Entrails – World Inferno Review

Anyone who’s kept track of my ever-expanding waistline can attest to the fact that I like food, but I’m certainly not what anyone would call a foodie. I’m generally as comfortable with haute cuisine as