Category: Best Of Lists

Captain’s Best of 2015: Out Of The Dark… Into The Light

Well, the planet somehow managed to make it through another year, despite ebola outbreaks, droughts, hurricanes, earthquakes, turkey influenzas and massive, MASSIVE amounts of tyrannical human ballbaggery. Loads of dark times in 2015, which led

Last Rites’ Best Of 2015 – Combined Staff List

Hails and nails, fellow howlers at the moon. It’s time once again to gather about yon round table to celebrate/dispute the Kingdom of Heavy Metal’s top albums of the year. Having recently divulged our picks

Last Rites’ Top EPs Of 2015 – Brilliance Through Brevity

Everyone is always eager to label any given year as “The Year of X.” It’s the year of the pitcher! The year of the veteran band! The year of deathcore’s end! The year of the

Last Rites’ Favorite Album Artwork Of 2015 – Welcome To List Season

“Cry “Havoc!” and let slip the LISTS OF WAR!” Julius Caesar Act 3, scene 1 Welcome to list season, friends, that time of year when every music related site and ‘zine hopes to force their

KK’s Best Of 2014: In The St. Nick Of Time

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the halls, not a creature was stirring, not even a Gaahl; church fires were started by the Norwegians with care, in hopes that Satan soon would be

Dave Pirtle’s Best of 2014 – This Blitz Goes to 21

I didn’t mean to do a blitz this year. I really didn’t. In case you missed the story last year, that troublesome “personal life” thing prevented me from keeping up with all the great stuff

Dan Obstkrieg’s Best Of 2014 – Get Busy Loving

If you believe everything you read, then any given year in music was either the most overflowing bounty of sweet manna or the sorriest, soggiest bunch of dreck imaginable. Personally, given the sheer amount and

Zach Duvall’s Best of 2014: Santorinian Poetry

If you follow along with a lot of the heavy metal blogosphere closely, you might get the impression that 2014 was a down year for heavy music. I absolutely, positively refuse to accept that notion.