Category: Fast Rites

Fractal Generator – Macrocosmos Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. No matter how comical the idea seems to anyone not already accustomed to parsing half-step pitch variations in toilet-puke vocals like a sommelier mouthfeeling the ever-living shit out

High Command – Everlasting Torment Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Epic fantasy thrash?  Is that a thing? No? Can we make it a thing? Worcester, Mass’s High Command is doing their damnedest to make it a thing, and

Cognizant – Cognizant (2020 Reissue) Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Dallas-based death / grind outfit Cognizant sees a CD reissue of their first album here, thanks to the kind souls at Selfmadegod. This fancy little slab of tech-grind

Pharmacist – Medical Renditions Of Grinding Decomposition Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Do you like Carcass? If you answered “yes,” congratulations! You are correct! You DO like Carcass! Is Symphonies Of Sickness your favorite Carcass album? If you answered “yes,”

Resin Tomb ‒ Resin Tomb Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. A confession: I saw this name and immediately thought of Cannabis Corpse’s Tube of the Resinated and got really excited for some sort of stonery death-sludge, then I

Bear Mace ‒ Charred Field Of Slaughter Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. The easiest way to sell someone on Chicago’s Bear Mace would be to simply say that they often sound a lot like Bolt Thrower and their name is

Witches Hammer – Damnation Is My Salvation Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. In the earliest days of thrash, a great prophecy was foretold. It spoke of a day when the False had inherited the Earth and roamed freely, spewing forth

Candlemass – The Pendulum Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Evidently the sessions that created last year’s The Door to Doom didn’t just lead to the best Candlemass record in over a decade – and the first with