Category: Features

Found Sounds and Frig You Friday, Vol. 1

Fuck me, there is a LOT of music out in the world. Welcome to a Found Sounds & Fuck Yeah Fuck You Friday. Is this the start of a recurring feature? Is this a dismal

Staff Infections – January 2023

Alright, dear readers, the infection has returned, stronger and more virulent than ever before. Eh, realistically, older and weaker is probably more accurate. Sorry for the layoff, but we traditionally skip Staff Infections in December,

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2023, Part 3

So here it is, the third and final installment of our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2023. Didn’t see some big ones that you’re looking forward to? By all means, let us know in the comments,

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2023, Part 2

Round 2 of our most anticipated releases of 2023 has so very much to offer for most any sensible fan of heavy metal: horror, war, power, misery, redemption, toy recalls, and one of the most

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2023, Part 1

Now that we’ve wrapped up looking backwards at 2022, and now that we’ve put away the Christmas albums*, it’s time to focus on the future, and we always start that process by thinking about all

Best Of 2022 – In Crust We Trust: Dis-Nightmare Continues EPs & Demos

“Fuck it — it’s rock & roll! There are two kinds of music; music you like and music you don’t like.” – Lemmy Kilmister Kia ora, crüe. Welcome to the second and final part of

Best Of 2022 – In Crust We Trust: Fresh Full-Lengths For Rotting Dumpster Divers

“You just have to keep going; everything will sort itself out.” ― Lemmy Kilmister Kia ora, crüe. Welcome to In Crust We Trust’s end-of-year soirée. Apologies for turning up unannounced like this. I know it’s

Best Of 2022 – Chris C.: Special Tunes From Metal Goons

We live in strange times—said everyone, ever, right now. Like literally everyone. No one has not said this. Even the strange people contributing to said strangeness recognize these are strange times in their own strange