Tag: Goth

Soror Dolorosa – Song Debut and Review of Apollo

We here at Last Rites are unabashedly in the business of metal, and boy does it pay well. We are, admittedly, “generally impressed by riffs,” so when you come to our site and we’re talking

Atriarch – Dead As Truth Review

A friend of mine once told me that he doesn’t like any music where it sounds like the singer is smiling. Hey, buddy, do I ever have a band for you… Atriarch vocalist Lenny Smith

Tombs – The Grand Annihilation Review

Tombs presents me with something of a conundrum. Ordinarily, if you handed me a record and said, “Check this out: It’s a hybrid of black metal and NeurIsis post metal,” I’d thank you and nod,

Emptiness – Not For Music Review

Metal and goth have always made strange bedfellows. For all the good done by the Peaceville Three and bands such as Type O Negative in the early 90s, the years that followed presented enough laced

Worm Ouroboros – What Graceless Dawn Review

Guilt by metal association. For many, that’s the principal reason you’ll see a band like Worm Ouroboros crop up on metal sites whenever a new album drops. All three members are connected to the scene,

Alaric – End Of Mirrors Review

Unless you’ve been living under a very modern bridge that’s not at all gothic lately, you’ve noticed an intense resurgence in the post-punk, goth-rock, deathrock camp over the last five years or so. If you’re

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Tombs – All Empires Fall Review

Brooklyn based experimentalists Tombs have been climbing their mountain of success for nine years. In that time, they have yet to find the proper footing as a foundation for their ascent. Across three full-lengths, a

Draconian – SOVRAN Review

For reasons I won’t get into here, it’s been a long month. Trials and tribulations; personal and professional; trivial and major – you know the type. So it was with a bit of resignation that

My Dying Bride – Feel The Misery Review

If I were the type of person who worried about “guilty pleasures” (I am not) or whether some thing I enjoy will set me up for ridicule (I am not), I might have to admit

Publicist UK – Forgive Yourself Review

So I guess that, underneath this suave and collected demeanor, I’ve always been something of a mopey bastard. I say that, because post-punk, in almost all its forms, has always appealed to me greatly, from