Category: Features

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 28th – May 4th

“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 – Scorpions

The rock ‘n’ roll business is an unforgiving beast. I don’t know the specific statistics, but it’s obvious that the vast majority of bands see very little success. Among those who do, the shelf-life of

Suspiral: “The Antithesis Of Time” Track Premeire

Sometimes the only way to conquer something is by feeding it. Immersing yourself in it, becoming it. Going against what every instinct embedded in your subconscious screams against in protest. Stepping into the fire, you

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 21st – April 27th

“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

Chevalier – Destiny Calls Review

Let’s take a moment, if we may, to talk about the “ah-ha” moment. That moment when all of a sudden, an album just clicks. Sometimes it comes right away, sometimes after two or three listens,

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 14th – April 20th

“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 Return Of) The Proglodyte’s Bonepile: Devin Townsend, Dream Theater, Queensrÿche And More

If you ask anybody who’s been reading Last Rites reviews and features for a while (maybe even back to the Metal Review days), it’s pretty obvious what constitutes our humble site’s wheelhouse: Traditional Heavy Metal,

Death Metal Dossier – Devoid Of Thought, Pestilent Death, Sepolcro & Undeath

Hello and good evening and welcome to our wood-paneled den. Ryan and I were just about to sit down and listen to some music on cassette tape. Ryan made crepes! There’s just something about the