All posts by Chris Sessions

I write for Last Rites, but in my mind it is spelled Lassed Writes because I am a dreamer.

Torture Rack – Malefic Humiliation Review

Metal nichers have this curious/insufferable ability to keep collecting records from their favorite metal fetish, even if most of them tend to get lost in the anonymity of large numbers. Something about the joy we

Skinless – Savagery Review

Skinless had a comeback record. It was called Only the Ruthless Remain and it was a very good record. Nothing extraordinary, but driven and ferocious. It showed off their New York Death Metal roots without

Agrimonia – Awaken Review

Agrimonia have as their motif emotionally driven, Opethic death metal songs presented with an epic, slightly black metal and crusty undercurrent. It is a fairly satisfying sound, for the most part. Of course the problem

Best Of 2017 – Sessionsesesses’ Depression Downtime Explosion Project

How about this weather, huh? There is nothing happening this year that is more important to me than what a third of my country did to the rest of us, while another third sat with

Epitaph – Claws Review

Do you like Black Sabbath’s riffs? Of course you do. Stupid question. Why the hell would you be here if you didn’t like Sabbath’s riffs? Did you like when Dio was singing for Sabbath? Again,

Boris – Dear Review

Here is the real problem: you can use words to describe Boris’ music, but you are wrong when you do so. I can use phrases like “mixing the textured guitar work of Justin Broadrick meets

Tricky Lobsters – Worlds Collide Review

A tale of two reviews. It was the best of albums, it was the worst of albums. When I first listened to Worlds Collide by Tricky Lobster I was convinced it was a fun, rocking

Loss – Horizonless Review

I ought to have more of a fondness for blackened death/doom than I do. With my depression, one would think it would speak to me as no other music can. But depression is not actually