Category: Fast Rites

Progenie Terrestre Pura – starCross Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. As they did after their first LP, Italy’s industrial/black metal/sci-fi wizards Progenie Terrestre Pura have followed up the monstrous oltreLuna with an EP. But in contrast to the

Cavurn – Rehersal Demo Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. It’s not often a rehearsal demo receives much light outside of the darker corners of the metal underground. However, Washington’s death/doom act Cavurn have been creating quite a

Manacle – No Fear To Persevere Review

In 2016, Canada’s Manacle self-released a preview of their first full-length, appropriately titled Preview. Now, two years later, they’re finally dropping that full-length on Hard And Heavy Records, and it turns out that Preview was

Blood Worship – Death’s Omnipotence Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Sweden’s Blood Worship comes to you from the mind, guitar, and voice of Martin Andersson, also of Astrophobos. And if you’ve spent time with that band, you’ll know

Deathstorm – Reaping What Is Left Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Reaping What Is Left, the third full length from Austrian thrashers Deathstorm, sounds almost exactly like Slayer. And not the clearly-influenced-by-but-bringing-a-little-something-new type of sounding almost exactly like Slayer,

Aeviterne – Sireless Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. Consisting of two former members of Flourishing and former Castevet drummer Ian Jacyszyn, the debut EP of Aeviterne ought to excite fans of slightly noisy, oddball death metal.

RÛR – RÛR Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. RÛR is the latest in a long line of one-man black metal bands out of Norway, this time the sole work of a man named C.L. However, the

Taphos – Demo MMXVI & 7″ EP MMXVII Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. On Demo MMXVI & 7″ EP MMXVII, a collection of their first two releases, Denmark’s Taphos is hitting the ground running not by attempting to do anything really