Category: Features

Katatonia – The 90s Essentials Interview

[Part Two of MetalReview’s ongoing interview series featuring artists included in The 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s.] MetalReview: Many moons ago, the MetalReview team set out on a mission many deemed impossible: to single

90s Essentials – Volume Two

Jumping right back in, folks: Here we have Volume 2 of MetalReview’s Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s. (Click here for Vol. 1) With some bitchin’ buzzsaw action, a thrash classic, a nice reminder that

Megadeth – The 90s Essentials Interview

[As part of MetalReview‘s ongoing series The 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s, members of bands whose records are included in that list consented to interviews. What follows is Part One of the interview

90s Essentials – Volume One

In 2010 , the Last Rites staff compiled and released a series of ten features collectively detailing The 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 2000s, a comprehensive overview intended as something of a guide for the discerning metalhead

An Interview With Heri Joensen Of Tyr

The article was originally written by Rae Amitay. Týr is a band from the Faroe Islands, whose unique brand of heavy metal is rooted deeply in themes of Norse mythology and traditional Faroese music. MetalReview’s

Alcest / While Heaven Wept / Primordial – A Show For The Ages

You know that Fleetwood Mac song, Man Of The World? Shall I tell you about my life They say I’m a man of the world I’ve flown across every tide And I’ve seen lots of

R.I.P. Seth Putnam (1968-2011)

Anal Cunt founder / mainstay Seth Putnam passed away on June 11, 2011, at the age of 43 — the cause of death is reportedly a heart attack. Since founding AC in the late 1980s,

Alestorm – Sailing Back Through Time

The article was originally written by Rae Amitay. Since the 2006 release of their first album, Captain Morgan’s Revenge, Alestorm has been simultaneously delighting, confusing, and impressing audiences around the world. Their third collection of