All posts by Zach Duvall

Last Rites Co-Owner; Senior Editor; Obnoxious overuser of baseball metaphors.

Final – Reading All The Right Signals Wrong Review

Justin K. Broadrick is one prolific sumbitch, no one can deny him that. Just counting since the beginning of 2008, the legendary Godflesh mastermind has recorded four new Jesu releases (counting splits, the new full length and the upcoming EP),

Bitterness – Genociety Review

Variety is evidently the spice of life, at least according to the old adage. Since metal’s embryonic days in the late 60’s, bands have attempted to infuse variety into their particular form of molten music.

Sky Shadow Obelisk – Sky Shadow Obelisk Review

Sky Shadow Obelisk is an experimental doom project from the mind of Rhode Island multi-instrumentalist/vocalist/composer Peter Scartabello.  On this self-titled EP and debut release, Scartabello applies his classical training to two tracks totaling over 26

Forced Evolution – Sealed Review

Some bands are just an ingredient or two away from being a real force within their particular style. Such is the case with Belgium’s Forced Evolution. On their Sealed promo (to be followed by their

Clutch – Strange Cousins From The West Review

I love Aerosmith. I think Toys in the Attic and Rocks are among the most balls-rockin’ long players to ever be laid to tape. But there is a certain title given to the Bad Boys from Boston

Amorphis – Skyforger Review

In the near 20 year existence of Amorphis, their fans have become split into so many camps it’s not even funny anymore.  Some wish the band still played death metal.  Others just want Elegy made

Valborg – Glorification Of Pain Review

Every once in a while an album comes along that isn’t necessarily groundbreaking, but also doesn’t conveniently fit into any particular genre or sub-genre. A good example of this was Gojira’s From Mars to Sirius, which