All posts by Andrew Edmunds

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

Trinacria – Travel Now Journey Infinitely Review

From Wikipedia, “Trinacria is both an alternative name for Sicily and its national symbol (an ancient form of the Triskelion), which also appears on its flag.” In case you don’t have a Word-A-Day calendar, a triskelion

Clutch – Full Fathom Five: Video Field Recordings 2007/2008 Review

Like Clutch themselves, Full Fathom Five has no frills. It’s packaged in a simple digipack case, with space-rock artwork that just as easily could’ve adorned a Hawkwind record in 1971. There are no bonus features,

Master – Slaves To Society (Reissue) Review

In a perfect world, the record-consuming public would be as excited about a new Master record as they are about Death Magnetic or Warbringer or whatever banality Trivium will unleash upon us soon. For twenty-five

Metal Church – This Present Wasteland Review

Twenty-five years after their inception, Metal Church continues to release solid records. After a dry spell in the 90s and a promising reformation in the new millennium, returning original vocalist David Wayne departed again (and

Metallica – Death Magnetic Review

  Captain’s take: During my relatively awkward years in high school back in the mid 80’s, Metallica meant the world to me. They helped my self-confidence, they fueled my courage in times of need, and

E.V.P. – Postmortem Canticles Of Necromancy Review

I’ll admit this up front: I’m fairly easily creeped out. Not easily grossed out, but easily creeped out. When I was a little kid, I remember playing this game with my cousins where all of

Into Eternity – The Incurable Tragedy Review

Canadian progressive/power/melodeath band Into Eternity continue their revolving-door line-up (new second guitarist, new drummer) and release this, their fourth record, and a logical follow-up to 2006’s The Scattering Of Ashes. Still in place is lead

Porkfarm – Blood Harvest Review

England’s Porkfarm unleash their Deepsend debut EP.  Blood Harvest is a blistering blast of gory death/grind that blends dashes of early Gorerotted with a host of classic death metal acts and some grindcore dirtiness to boot. What