All posts by Captain

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

Dominici – O3 A Trilogy: Part 3 Review

Three has always been a significant number: Three distinct species of the human genus; three basic planes of Geology; Asimov’s 3 Laws of Robotics; three ingredients to an Atom; Freud’s three parts to the human

Dead Man – Euphoria Review

Pssst! C’mere, I have a little secret… Not all hippie music is bad. Sure, I’d rather eat a box full of rotted tacks than subject my ears to Phish, but as is often the case

Dead Congregation – Graves Of The Archangels Review

Graves of the Archangels has chopped off my head and kicked me into the mouth of hell with a most sinister brand of evil, old-school death metal. Here we find proper fealty paid to the

Island – Orakel Review

To be honest, I have no idea how the hell to label a band like Germany’s Island. Progressive death metal? The Orakel side of this release certainly maintains a number of death metal elements, but

Earth – The Bees Made Honey In The Lion’s Skull Review

Drone music is a tough pill to swallow for some, and I’d be willing to bet an ear that Dylan Carlson doesn’t exactly spend his evenings soaking in treasure baths from record sales since Earth‘s

Deathevokation – The Chalice Of Ages Review

Crude, gurgling beasts with weeping eyes struggling to pull free from slimy alien webbing. Dark, freezing oceans packed with stormy waves crashing on mountainous shores that hang heavy with centuries of moss. Inverted priests gazing

Tangorodrim – Justus Ex Fide Vivit Review

Technicality? BAH! Tangorodrim SMASH your technicality! Bells and whistles? YAARGH! Save your bells and whistles for the old! Tangorodrim explode your damned heart!! Tangorodrim punch your eyes with nails!! Tangorodrim kick loose your spine!!! TANGORODRIM

Oakhelm – Betwixt And Between Review

New to the pagan/Viking-inspired scene but certainly no greenhorns to metal, Portland, Oregon’s Oakhelm features two guitarists and a drummer from black/death metal troupe, Fall of the Bastards, and one-time Assück (Anticapital), current Wormwood champ,