Staff Infections – January 2019

Happy new year, friends. Here’s hoping 2019 finds you in good health and spirits. Before we can let 2018 go entirely, we have to look back into what the Last Rites Staff has been listening

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: January 6th – January 12th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Musmahhu – Reign Of The Odious Review

So-called prolific artists, at least within the scope of heavy metal, tend to fall into the dime-a-dozen category, often releasing large bodies of work but with very little actual quality to be found within. This

Veilburner – A Sire To The Ghouls Of Lunacy Review

A Sire To The Ghouls Of Lunacy, Veilburner’s newest offering, comes out of nowhere with a genre-blurring attack. Playing in an experimental black/death hybrid style, Veilburner take the basic template of the genre and then

Sulphur Aeon – The Scythe Of Cosmic Chaos Review

When Sulphur Aeon dropped their debut full length Swallowed by the Ocean’s Tide in 2013, they appeared fully formed. Not fully formed as original visionaries, mind you, but fully formed as a cohesive unit that

Squalus & Shadow Limb – Mass And Power Review

Hello, friend. Have you seen Jaws? I certainly have. It’s a truly great film where Richard Dreyfus yells a lot (like he does in every film) and people get eaten by sharks. You know who

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: December 30th – January 5th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2019, Part 3

Welcome back for the last time! We know the almost uncanny quality of part 1 and part 2 of our discussions of our most anticipated 2019 albums left you agog, and that said agog state

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