Category: Fast Rites

Wolfbrigade – Anti-Tank Dogs Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental The kings of d-beat are back, baby… …albeit for just a quick moment. This three-song EP is the band’s first release since 2019, which wasn’t all that long

Bloodletter – Malignancy Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. “Resist my rule and meet my axe!” That line from “Skullsplitter” might as well be Bloodletter’s motto moving forward. Partying or railing against societal ills is all well

Knoll – Metempiric Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. The human brain likes familiarity and therefore it’s only natural to try to draw comparisons between bands when hearing a new one for the first time. Upon a

God Mother – Obeveklig Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Our beloved, or reviled depending on your opinion of puns, Andrew Edmunds has started an exceptional new column for us called Blast Rites. He has treated us to

Deliriant Nerve – Uncontrollable Ascension Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. If you haven’t noticed, we’re some long-winded sumbitches round these parts. Fast Rites exists in part so we can challenge ourselves to shut the hell up a little

Deathless Void – Deathless Void Review

It takes a lot to summon a whole root system of possibilities in 14 minutes, but that’s precisely what the Dutch outfit Deathless Void accomplishes on this ferocious debut EP. The opening track writhes and

Blockheads – Trip To The Void Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. At the risk of repeating myself (as if this would be anywhere close to the first time for that), France’s Blockheads are far and away the best grindcore

Eternal Evil – The Warriors Awakening Brings The Unholy Slaughter Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Whatever the band’s conscious influences may be, Eternal Evil’s The Warriors Awakening Brings the Unholy Slaughter sounds Teutonic in aesthetic. From the unrelentingly guitar-forward POV to the frantic