Tag: Crust

Rope And Knife / Metal Eater – Split EP Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. In this, the very first edition of Fast Rites to grace the sacred new halls of Last Rites, we examine a Split EP from Metal Eater / Rope

Tau Cross – Pillar Of Fire Review

Pobody’s nerfect. No regerts. A guy goes on a trip up the coast and asks a friend to check in on his mother and his cat while he’s away. After being on the road for

Drap – Rotten Till Allt Ont Review

Sweden’s Dråp emerged in 2013 with their first full-length, En Naturlig Död (Swedish for “a natural death”), which was written in tribute to vocalist Joachim Lyngfelt’s mother, who passed away from cancer in 2010. En

The Drip – The Haunting Fear Of Inevitability Review

Way back in 2014, this oddly-named group of grinders caught my attention on the strength of their EP A Presentation Of Gruesome Poetics, their third EP overall and their first for Relapse. That one was

Cruz – Culto Abismal Review

Some weeks back, on one of our various social media outlets, a few fellow writers and I were extolling the virtues of Martyrdod, and somewhere in the convolution of the conversation, we came to a

Martyrdod – List Review

Two years ago, Martyrdöd’s Eldopp very rightly found its way into many a year-end list, including Last Rites’ staff-wide Top 25 and a top ten spot on my personal list, placings that were each rightfully

Extreme Noise Terror – Extreme Noise Terror Review

After Phil Vane’s untimely death in 2011, it was unclear what the future would hold for Extreme Noise Terror. The dueling vocals of Vane and Dean Jones had always been one of ENT’s best and

Dead To A Dying World – Litany Review

One of the things that seems most consistently difficult to understand for people who don’t particularly like heavy metal is just how it is that it can be soothing and meditative. And certainly, if you

Subterror – Antropomortum Review

It probably says something about me, but I find some comfort in the sound of filth – there’s magic in the audible grime that coats quality crust. Cross that with the power of extreme metal,

Tau Cross – Tau Cross Review

“Mud upon his shoes – your father Walks across the fields Down into the valley where they wait A solitary bell – the flowers And crowds that line this quiet English street The way your