All posts by Captain

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

Necros Christos – Triune Impurity Rites Review

I like my death metal how I like my cavewomen: filthy, filthy and fil-thay. Give me death metal that sounds like it was birthed from a flat-headed, hammer-jawed mongoloid from Hell who spends half his

Threshold – Dead Reckoning Review

The following snippet was pulled directly off Nuclear Blast’s latest ad banner for the ninth full-length release from Threshold: “For fans of Dream Theater, Nevermore and Edge of Sanity” Hmmm, interesting. The Dream Theater reference

Arcana Coelestia – Ubi Secreta Colunt Review

Alchemy, mysticism, paranoia, neuroticism, and human suffering: all choice elements found within the scrawlings of a book entitled Inferno – courtesy of Sweden’s premiere author/playwright/chemist/chemical dabbler of yore, Johan August Strindberg – and also the

Amber Tears – Revelation Of Renounced Review

I recently made an observation in one of my reviews about how infrequently I hear mention of our friends across the pond in Russia when it comes to metalheads jawin’ about noteworthy newcomers in our

Clouds – Legendary Demo Review

Some folks may show interest in this record based purely on the fact that it’s the latest project from one-time Cave In laborer, Adam McGrath. Such was not the case for me, however. I chose

Lengsel – The Kiss-The Hope Review

Despite the fact that I have been a fan of Extol for a number of years, it wasn’t until two weeks ago that I finally heard mention of their connection to the band Lengsel. A

Furze – U.T.D. Review

My first exposure to Furze was through 2003’s Necromanzee Cogent – a delightfully quirky, eerie record that fused elements of psychedelic rock, proto-doom and black metal, all delivered with an atmosphere similar to a wacky

Tenhi – Airut: Aamujen Review

This year’s Maaäet was my first exposure to Finland’s Tenhi, and based on how often I spun the record over the course of a month, I was pretty quick on the trigger when I saw