Anaal Nathrakh – A New Kind Of Horror Review

Although heavy metal’s musical hubs have shifted over time, Birmingham retains pride of place not only for being arguably the earliest forge (Black Sabbath), but for being both an incubator and an accelerator. Follow the

Deathhammer – Chained To Hell Review

Let’s face it, sinner—when you die, you will be judged, and, more likely than not, your soul shall be cast forever into the eternal pits of Hell for an existential torture the human mind cannot

Vreid – Lifehunger

Vreid has hit a bit of an identity crisis. After the most consistent run of albums of their career (Milorg, V, and Welcome Farewell), they changed it up a bit on Sólverv. That somewhat surprising

Radux – Disaster Imminent Review

FAST RITES: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. For as long as there’s been a threat of nuclear disaster, people have lived in fear of dying as a result of a nuclear disaster. Personally, I’ve never

Grisly – The Spectral Wars Review

Another month, another Rogga Johansson album to review… And like the rest, this one’s a Swedish death metal album… Who would’ve expected that? * For this debut from his new outfit Grisly, Johansson The Swedeath

Archgoat – The Luciferian Crown Review

Founded just before the dawn of the second-wave of black metal, Archgoat spawned at an exciting time—when black metal was just beginning to forge its own sonic identity rather than just being speedy heavy metal

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: September 16th – September 22nd

“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

Voivod – The Wake Review

We’re each of us the sum of our experiences, aren’t we? And because most of us are human beings with both a sense of shame and an intense desire to connect with other people (somehow),

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