All posts by Chris Sessions

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

Sanhedrin – The Poisoner Review

Female voices in rock music used to leave me a little cold. On her good days, Ann Wilson would get me moving, but most of the time the voices just missed some mark I could

Critical Defiance – Misconception Review

What do you do as a band if you just want to play your riffs and your melodies the way you want to, at the speed you want, the intensity you want, and with the

The Grunge That Stole Hairmass

GRUNGE It was both what and not what you think. It came on the heels of the thrash explosion, and it signed the death warrant for LA glam “metal.” It was a few great nobodies

Best Of 2018 – Chris Sessions: Are You Slimy Enough For 2018?

ON THE YEAR Last year at this time I was angry. Constant anger starts to numb the spirit. You feel tired rather than restless. So you stop paying attention, focus back in on the minute

Sweet!? You Bet Your Sweet Ass…

Nobody knows who Sweet were or what they were doing. Sorry, I can’t look at pictures of Sweet without thinking of Spinal Tap. In discussing the interchange between hard rock and heavy metal, there are

Yer Metal Is Even Older Than I Said Last Time

Popular demand is not a phrase that should ever be used to describe internet content. At best, your website has a healthy two dozen actual regulars. The rest just wander through and have next to

Sacral Rage – Beyond Celestial Echoes Review

I may be getting a little soft in my old age. I was never a King Diamond guy. I know: sacrilege, right? Thing is the falsetto just never clicked for me. There are only a

Disappointment Is Like A Pig Which Has Been Destroyed

Krokus. I heard the song “Winning Man” on the radio, on 99 FM back when 99 FM played a lot of cool music along with the incredibly not cool music of Fleetwood Mac (post P.