All posts by Andrew Edmunds

Last Rites Co-Owner; Senior Editor; born in the cemetery, under the sign of the MOOOOOOON...

Cardiac Arrest – The Day That Death Prevailed Review

That snuggly blanket you wrap around yourself at night with your glass of red wine or hot cocoa. That ice cold tea or frosty beer that you always enjoy on the back porch after you

Grave Digger – Fields Of Blood Review

The $10* or so that Chris Boltendahl spent on a ticket to Braveheart in 1995 may have been the best money he ever spent… Now in their fortieth year, the bombastic Teutonic trad metallers in

Escuela Grind – GGRRIINNDDCCOORREE Review

One and a half minutes… Ninety seconds… In that same amount of time, you could be three-quarters of the way through brushing your teeth to American Dental Association specifications. You could reheat leftovers from last

Diamonds & Rust: Screamer – Target: Earth

Way back when we started this Diamonds & Rust feature, the idea behind it was to allow our staff of obsessive listeners the opportunity to wax poetic about classic albums, to finally put onscreen some

Chepang – Chatta Review

Don’t get me wrong: I love a good primitive straightforward grindcore album as much as the next guy who really really loves a good primitive straightforward grindcore album. I’ll take all the Agathocles albums you’ve

ACxDC – Satan Is King Review

Well, now, what have we here… When I was a teenager, about a million years ago, and just beginning my 30-year (and counting) exploration of this crazy world of heavy metal, the Satanic Panic was

Paradise Lost – Obsidian Review

As I write this, it’s early May 2020, and for all intents and purposes, the world is ending. A new plague has killed hundreds of thousands of people the world across; in hard-hit areas, hospitals

Destroyed In Seconds – Divide And Devour Review

From Destroyed In Second’s Facebook “about” info: Band interests: Disrocking your fucking face in. D-beats. Personal interests: Stomping out ignorance, fascism, racism, greed, organized religion, proud boys, patriots, and MAGA culture. Well, then… Sign me