Category: Features

A Funny Thing Happened On The Way Back From The Airport…

Hey, your barn door’s open. April Fools! Ahhhh, admit it, we got you. Wait, what? You have an actual barn and the door is currently open? Well, you better close it, Mr. and/or Mrs. McDonald.

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: March 24th – March 30th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Ulver State Of America

[Photo copyright Ingrid Aas 2018] Last week Ulver played their first ever shows in the U.S. at New York’s Irving Plaza. The set on night one was entirely comprised of songs from the band’s wonderful

Straight To Your Spine: A 40th Anniversary Celebration Of Motörhead’s Overkill

[Released March 24th, 1979 through Bronze Records. Artwork by Joe Petagno] I suppose you could consider yourself a metal fan and not hold Motörhead in the highest and loudest regard, but that sure would make

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: March 17th – March 23rd

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: March 10th – March 16th

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses to

Diamonds & Rust: Ripping Corpse – Dreaming with the Dead

Imagine being an extreme metal fan in the New York-New Jersey region at the dawn of the 90s. It was far from the only booming death metal scene (you’ve heard of Florida, right?), but there

Death Metal Round-Up At The Maggot Stomp Records Corral

It started with an innocent e-mail. The subject line, “Say Goodby to the Rest of Your Foreskin.” And lo, a relationship was formed upon which many crates of avocados would be exchanged in the spirit