All posts by Chris Sessions

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

All Shall Perish – Hate Malice Revenge Review

Just fucking brilliant execution. A good band writes some good songs, then performs and records them with passion, depth, skill and style. All this is mixed and mastered in a way that preserves and enhances

Monolithe – I Review

One long track. Not exactly a fresh concept anymore, but there we are. Personally I never got the point of an hour long song, but that’s just me. Ever since my review of Skepticism there

Macabre – Murder Metal Review

Rock music has a long and hallowed tradition of mocking itself. Metal has kept that tradition alive in the form of bands like SOD, Gwar, Spazztic Blur, OLD, Lawnmower Death…on and on. It’s appropriate and

The Crown – Possessed 13 Review

It’s like . . The Crown. I mean, exactly like The Crown. It rocks, it wails, it pounds, it hurts, it heals . . . you know, it’s like a Crown record. You have the

Einherjer – Blot Review

Take a punchy, rhythmic backdrop that is mid tempoed and more or less intricately performed. Place guitar and keyboard melodies on top of it to create a layered effect of both heaviness and soaring symphonic

Mnemic – Mechanical Spin Phenomena Review

I like this CD. It’s not great, but I like it. It’s probably Metalcore with a few keyboard noises. It might even be NuMetal, if you still believe in that shit. It’s got a little

Krisiun – Works of Carnage Review

As much as I don’t get into black metal bands, I DO get into death metal bands, so reviewing a CD by Krisiun is just as problematic but for the opposite reason. My intellectual side

Burnt By The Sun – The Perfect Is The Enemy Of The Good

Well, fucking all right. Burnt by the Sun has made a CD with “Ancient” written all over it and I get to review it. Kismet? Fate? Destiny? I suppose it’s for greater minds than I