All posts by Captain

Last Rites Co-Owner; Senior Editor; Handsome & Interesting Man; Just get evil all the time.

Immortal – All Shall Fall Review

“I don’t know if we’ll see the end of the world, but it’s definitely the end of what used to be. Prepare for chaos with a grin on your face! And don’t be afraid, just

Argus – Argus Review

While I certainly appreciate those bands that push the envelope and inject a level of freshness to our genre, nothing knocks me to the curb with greater walloping clout than those records that effectively deliver

Old Wainds – Death Nord Kult Review

Today’s bands are doing a lot more than simply challenging the boundaries of black metal, they’re tormenting and beating the living hell out of it. Psychedelics, dulcimers, tin whistles, ambiance, mouth harps, didgeridoo’s and even

Forsaken – After The Fall Review

A little ways off the coast of Sicily in the Mediterranean Sea rests the densely populated island of Malta. Tourists come to experience the nation’s varied historical influence, along with visiting the nearby Megalithic Temples

Isole – Silent Ruins Review

These Swedes are quickly becoming one of the more prolific acts in the epic doom metal genre. 2008 not only saw the release of Bliss of Solitude, but Bryntse and Olsson’s epic doom take on

Deathspell Omega – Veritas Diaboli Manet In Aeternum: Chaining The Katechon Review

As far as I’m concerned, Deathspell Omega remain one of the most challenging and interesting projects in extreme metal today. And when I say “challenging and interesting,” I’m not only referring to elements purely of

Darkthrone – Dark Thrones And Black Flags Review

Things seem to be going pretty well in the Darkthrone camp. Nocturno and family are tucked away in the middle of Nowhere, Norway doing cozy-cuddly family things, and Fenriz is living comfortably enough to toss

Klabautamann – Our Journey Through The Woods (Reissue) Review

First of all, I don’t consider myself a fan of the jollier, Humppa-styled metal released by bands such as Finntroll, so I approached this album with a fair bit of caution due to the playful