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Staff Infections: April 2018

Greetings, ladies and germs. It’s time once again to share what’s been tickling our eardrums here at Last Rites with a feature we call Staff Infections. Though spring seems to be taking it’s sweet-assed time

Skeletal Remains – Devouring Mortality Review

In the past few years, Dark Descent Records has been releasing a lot of murky, doomy, and often impenetrable death metal from bands like Lvcifyre, Phoboscosm, Goraphilia, and Spectral Voice, just to name a few.

Staff Infections: March 2018

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Staff Infections, wherein the Last Rites staff shares its collectively impeccable taste in music with the general public. This month, as has become typical, no runaway favorite has emerged,

Destroyer 666 – Call Of The Wild EP Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Surprise, surprise: only two years since the band’s last full-length album, Wildfire, and we already have new Destroyer 666 material. Sure, Call of the Wild is only an

Riffology: Therion’s “The Way”

These days, Therion is best known for some nearly-unclassifiable form of progressive, symphonic, operatic metal. If you’d like to know more about it, our own Mr. Duvall has review of one of the band’s beloved

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