Category: Features

An Interview With Christian Kolf Of Owl & Valborg

Christian Kolf has been in a whole bunch of bands, with none more important than the work he’s produced with Owl and Valborg. 2017 saw Valborg release Endstrand to much acclaim (especially here at Last

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: January 13th – January 19th

“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

The Grunge That Stole Hairmass

GRUNGE It was both what and not what you think. It came on the heels of the thrash explosion, and it signed the death warrant for LA glam “metal.” It was a few great nobodies

Staff Infections – January 2019

Happy new year, friends. Here’s hoping 2019 finds you in good health and spirits. Before we can let 2018 go entirely, we have to look back into what the Last Rites Staff has been listening

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: January 6th – January 12th

“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

A Devil’s Dozen – Dismember

As was often the case 30+ years ago, it was a record store that served as a linchpin for what would eventually become one of death metal’s most significant evolutions. Sure, a heap of credit

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: December 30th – January 5th

“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 Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2019, Part 3

Welcome back for the last time! We know the almost uncanny quality of part 1 and part 2 of our discussions of our most anticipated 2019 albums left you agog, and that said agog state