All posts by Jeremy Morse

Riffs or GTFO.

Staff Infections – February 2018

It’s February, friends, and it feels like we’re in the heart of the winter doldrums. Not just as it relates to seasonal affective disorder, but, as our playlists will reflect, with regard to the state

Genocide Pact – Order Of Torment Review

Order of Torment is the second album, and first to hit this writer’s ears, from Washington D.C. trio Genocide Pact. Genocide Pact isn’t going to dazzle anyone with its traditional take on death metal. This

Staff Infections – January 2018

Welcome, friends, to the first Staff Infections of 2018. This marks the first edition in a couple months because, for various reasons, I couldn’t get it together. Let’s just say I’m happy to see the

Elliott’s Keep – Lacrimae Mundi Review

For nearly a decade now, Elliott’s Keep has been making solid doom with a side of death metal and carrying the torch for fallen bandmate Glenn Riley Elliott, from whom the band is named. With

Riffology: A Glorious Epoch

Class is back in session, kids. You’ll have to excuse my lengthy absence; I was on a lengthy research sabbatical. I don’t know how often class will meet in the future, but, for now, we’ve

Sorcerer – The Crowning Of The Fire King Review

Swedish doom band Sorcerer re-emerged 2015, after a 20-odd year hiatus, to release its first official full-length album, In the Shadow of the Inverted Cross. The album revealed a supremely talented band that clearly had

Staff Infections October 2017

Welcome, friends, to a somewhat tardy edition of Staff Infections, wherein we check out what the Last Rites staff has been listening to lately. I was hoping after the rash of natural disasters last month

Exhumed – Death Revenge Review

Exhumed, after a five-year hiatus, re-emerged in 2011 with the ferocious All Guts, No Glory, and followed that album up with the more sophisticated, but no less excellent Necrocracy in 2013. This pair of albums,