Spirals – Spirals Review

FAST RITES: Because sometimes brevity is fundamental The slip into insanity can be comforting. Let go. We are on a rock that is spinning wildly out of control throughout the cosmos, so what’s the point

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: September 9th – September 15th

“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

Immortal Guardian – Age Of Revolution Review

Last Rites doesn’t always do the best job of keeping readers on top of power metal. We cover it, of course, and always will, but we mostly showcase the records that really jump out and

Binah – Phobiate Review

As a student of biology with a love for evolution, I tend to assign human reactions or preferences to evolutionary necessities and then think about what mechanism could have brought them about. Sort of an

Hyperdontia – Nexus Of Teeth Review

Before we dive in, a word of caution. Do not, under any circumstances, google “hyperdontia” without another word like “band” or “metal” or “dark descent” in the search bar. If you make this fatal error

Staff Infections – September 2018

Welcome once again, friends, to Staff Infections, the monthly review of just what the heck the Last Rites Staff has been listening to. With autumn right around the corner, we can expect a raft of

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: September 2nd – September 8th

“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

Satan – Cruel Magic Review

One of the more tragic aspects of the genre-defining New Wave Of British Heavy Metal was that few bands managed to continue the momentum after the peak of the movement. By the mid-80s, many acts

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