Category: Features

Vintage Hallows – King Diamond

Ahhh, 1986: Americans were sailing hiiiigh and happy, thanks in a large part to an aggressive pursuit of ‘faith and family values’ and bloated Reaganomics debt. But hey, at least the Contras loved us. And despite Ron’s wildly successful War

Vintage Hallows – Iced Earth

Yes, Iced Earth’s 2001 album Horror Show is probably as obvious a choice for a Halloween album as one could ever hope to find, but here’s the thing: it’s also a pretty kickass heavy metal record. Having capped

Vintage Hallows – Death

  When thinking of Halloween-themed music, the work of Death is probably not what first springs to mind. The impression of the late Chuck Schuldiner most of us are left with is one of a visionary artist

Vintage Hallows – Deicide

Originally written by Ramar Pittance. There’s a seductive bit of reasoning re: the contradictions inherent in satanic metal and if you spend enough time around metal forums you know it cold. It goes like this:

Reverse Polarity – Breakcore Is A Frozen Shithole

Aaron Funk is a bad man. The Winnipeg native has been bashing out top-notch electronic albums under the name Venetian Snares at a rather astonishing rate over the past decade, but always with a devilishly

90s Essentials – Taking Ourselves To Task: Additional Essentials

Yes, we know that we skipped some of your favorites in our compilation of the 100 Most Essential Albums of the 1990s. We feel your pain. One of the drawbacks to our democratic voting process was seeing

90s Essentials – Volume Ten

Bittersweet as the end can be, it must come. So here we have Volume 10, the final entry in Last Rites’ 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s. This is the volume that will cause many

Titular Homogeneity – Fuck You!

The insatiable drive to discover killer new music is a hallmark of the true metal head and we at MetalReview cherish our role in helping you, the true metal head, to do that. Lists are