Category: Reviews

Fortress – Waiting For The Night Review

Imagine, if you will, the most glorious display of loot your mind can conjure. A veritable bounty of treasure, well earned after sailing on wings of tomorrow to the halls of mountain kings, courting the

Dipygus ‒ Bushmeat Review

It’s never surprising to find out that a particularly nasty style of music comes from a seemingly less-than-nasty kind of place, but it never stops being amusing and satisfying. Such is the case with Dipygus

Tribulation – Where The Gloom Becomes Sound Review

As Last Rites’s resident goth princess and black metal hippie, I spend equal amounts of time wrapped in black crushed velvet, sighing wistfully in my castle while contemplating the horrors of life, and wrapped in

Altered Dead – Returned To Life Review: I, For One, Welcome Our New Alien Overlords

[Cover artwork by Matt Sidney] I’ve spent the last couple months taking a deep dive into Cixin Liu’s The Remembrance of Earth’s Past trilogy (just starting book 3, so no spoilers, please), and I now

Asphyx – Necroceros Review

It’s a bit of an inside joke around Last Rites World Headquarters that ol’ Andy here only likes bands that debuted decades ago. And, hey, that’s okay — I can take some good-natured joshing… But

Children Of Technology – Written Destiny Review

When civilization collapses, fuel and ammunition will be humanity’s most valuable resources. You know it. I know it. George Miller knows it. That’s why I keep hundreds of full five-gallon gas cans and thousands of

Mother Of Graves – In Somber Dreams Review

Beginner’s luck is an interesting concept that all too often gets levied against someone in a manner that discounts their hard work or experience. If you should happen to be playing Black Jack for the