Category: Features

Diamonds & Rust: Sabbat – Dreamweaver, 35 Years Of Reflecting On Our Yesterdays

[Album artwork: Tim Beer] Metal freaks have and indeed always will burn infinite hours debating what should be considered “The All Time Greatest Year for Heavy Metal.” If you’re like me, a prehistoric beast perilously

Staff Infections – May 2024

Greetings, dear readers. It’s time to see what your friends at Last Rites have been listening to, with a feature we call Staff Infections. The battle for album of the month is not particularly fierce

Staff Infections – April 2024

Alright, friends and neighbors, it’s Staff Infections time, wherein the erudite and sophisticated individuals that staff your favorite metal site share with you some of the sounds that have graced their well-trained ears in the

Diamonds & Rust: Crossover Memories And 35 Years Of The Cro-Mags’ Best Wishes

[Artwork: The Appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva from The Bhaktivedanta Book Trust] “Blow that cigar smoke in my face one more time and find out.” The years have a way of getting fuzzy, but if memory

Staff Infections – March 2024

Welcome, dear readers, to another edition of Staff Infections, wherein your pals at Last Rites offer a glimpse into their listening habits over the past month or so.  Hopefully March finds you all in fine

Staff Infections – February 2024

Alright kids, it’s time once again for Staff Infections. You know how it goes: We listen to music and share it with you, and hopefully, you listen to music and share it with us. Maybe

Of Vinyl And The Sun: A Conversation With Yosuke Konishi

For 24 years, Nuclear War Now! Productions have honored tradition and spearheaded innovation, shaping the underground scene as we know it. When CDs were en vogue, NWN! remained loyal to analog and produced vinyl. When

Staff Infections – January 2024

Happy new year, friends. After a month off, it is time once again for Staff Infections. I hope 2024 finds you all happy and healthy. Myself, I got a little spinal injury for Christmas, so