All posts by Chris Sessions

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

Weeping Sores – False Confession Review

The kids from metal’s answer to Frank Gorshin’s Riddler, Pyrrhon, have once again strayed from terrifying chaos into something a bit more user friendly. When their earlier side project Seputus was unleashed a few years

Cerebral Rot – Odious Descent Into Decay Review

What is the allure of swamp death? “What the hell is swamp death, moron? Stop making up more goddamned niches, there are already too many, most of them are horseshit, and no one likes you

Phobia – Generation Coward Review

How do you put a band like Phobia in context? Nearly three decades old, with a single/split catalog that makes it almost impossible to really dig in deep to their whole career–at least if you

Wormed – Metaportal Review

Wormed has a great band name. Everything else is just window dressing, really. Wormed homer, here. Love these guys, truly. So this review is tainted by the admiration, adoration, and abject sexual longing I feel

Tomb Mold – Planetary Clairvoyance Review

Tomb Mold, who represented themselves admirably in my top ten list for 2018, went ahead and released the death metal album to beat for 2019. I am not exaggerating. This record is exactly what a

Immortal Bird – Thrive On Neglect Review

…goddamn, the way this latest Immortal Bird starts off deserves a review that starts off the same way RIGHT FUCKING NOW straight mauler of a front riff and Amitay sounds like someone is throwing fire

Abyssal – A Beacon In The Husk Review

Normally when I listen to music it is with headphones, and the graphic equalizer, if there is one, is low in the middle and high on the ends. I like a lot of bass in

Diamonds & Rust: TT Quick – Metal Of Honor

This happens a lot. A band of bozos, utterly in love with what they feel is the best music ever, start a band to play said music. Said music comes, as you might expect, with