Category: Reviews

Abysmal Lord – Exaltation Of The Infernal Cabal Review

There are records that were made to be treated as an experience. These records were made for lighting some votives, shutting off the lights and sinking back into the couch as you allow the music

Devourment – Obscene Majesty Review

In the timeless words of Glenn T. Seaborg, one of the scientists responsible for discovering plutonium, “Holy shit, that’s heavy.” Hitting play on Obscene Majesty for the first time is akin to what I imagine

Phobia – Generation Coward Review

How do you put a band like Phobia in context? Nearly three decades old, with a single/split catalog that makes it almost impossible to really dig in deep to their whole career–at least if you

Beastmaker – Eye Of The Storm Review

There is only so much that one person can take. Apply enough pressure, be it physically or emotionally, and that a person is bound to crack along some biologically predetermined fault line. Inevitably a person’s

Mylingar ‒ Döda Själar Review

Sports website Deadspin recently posted an article about the NYC Hot Sauce Expo, where hot chili farmers and makers of spicy sauces come in droves to show off the fruits of their various labors. The

Turilli / Lione Rhapsody – Zero Gravity Review

Friend, I was just as surprised as you when I learned that Turilli / Lione Rhapsody, the imaginatively named new group bringing together Luca Turilli and Fabio Lione, was trading in their bombastic, symphonic-leaning power

Olkoth – The Immortal Depths & Treasures Of Necromancy Review

Several of us here at Last Rites share an affinity for castles, whether it be sprawling towers lunging towards a moonlit sky on an album cover or tales of laying siege to a mighty fortress

In Crust We Trust: Vol. 6

Welcome to In Crust We Trust Vol. 6, which is brought to you this month by Shut Up, Grandad, Inc. Thing is, I’ve been thinking about crotchety old punks—you know, like me—and why we’re such