Tag: 20 Buck Spin

Skeleton – Skeleton Review

It’s no secret that every member of the crew here at Last Rites is a huge fan of Pittsburgh label 20 Buck Spin. Of course, that doesn’t mean we love every one of the label’s

VoidCeremony – Entropic Reflections Continuum: Dimensional Unravel Review

“Why do these silly guitarists get all the glory? I can slay just as many notes as they can!” Presumably, this is the driving thought behind any person learning to play a fretless bass. Damon

Ulthar – Providence Review

[Artwork by Ian Miller] Upon dropping needle to record, you will quickly discover why people dig Ulthar. As is the case with an endless amount of power trios that join and precede them, these guys

Obsequiae – The Palms of Sorrowed Kings Review

Over a full decade and just a few albums, Minnesota’s Obsequiae has carved out quite the successful micro-niche in metal. Their melodic black metal is self-described as “medieval metal,” and the combination of Old World-y

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Vastum – Orificial Purge Review

[Artwork by Laina Terpstra (no relation to Niki Terpstra)] Death metal may forever be maligned by its detractors as simply “dumb.” In general, it’s an unfair label that reveals a shallow digging into what is

Nightfell – A Sanity Deranged Review

Are you, reader, afraid about the end of the world? Are you worried about the moment when the bombs, be they atomic or otherwise, start falling from the sky? Have you already given up on

Witch Vomit – Buried Deep In A Bottomless Grave Review

Artwork by Matt Stikker   A witch could vomit for any number of reasons. Perhaps too much eye of newt went into the latest cauldron of emasculation potion. Maybe a dried lizard ear or dried

Cerebral Rot – Odious Descent Into Decay Review

What is the allure of swamp death? “What the hell is swamp death, moron? Stop making up more goddamned niches, there are already too many, most of them are horseshit, and no one likes you