Tag: 20 Buck Spin

Ulthar-Cosmovore

Ulthar – Cosmovore Review

Sages have taught us that the secret to a good scald is knowing when not to scald. The brilliance of a scalder is that, through their experience, they know when to dial it back and

Scorched – Ecliptic Butchery Review

You might be thinking, “Scorched? Didn’t they put out an album earlier this year?” You’d be right. Back in early April, Pittsburgh-based label 20 Buck Spin released Excavated for Evisceration, a compilation of their 2015

Extremity – Coffin Birth Review

I am harder to contact than I think I am. I mean I am nearly always in contact with myself, so it rarely occurs to me that anyone else might have a hard time getting

Khemmis_Desolation

Khemmis – Desolation Review

Somewhere here, underneath the harsh vocals and the completely unnecessary mini-bridges, lies a very decent, almost good traditional doom album. In fact, it’s not uncommon for the Last Rites staff to gather behind the scenes

Tomb Mold – Manor Of Infinite Forms Review

Tomb Mold took the death metal scene by storm last year with their debut full length Primordial Malignity. Carrying an instantly recognizable sound and more than solid riffing, it’s no wonder the Canadian two-piece appeared

Torture Rack – Malefic Humiliation Review

Metal nichers have this curious/insufferable ability to keep collecting records from their favorite metal fetish, even if most of them tend to get lost in the anonymity of large numbers. Something about the joy we

Ghastly – Death Velour Review

In this business of writing words about sounds, some things are just easier to convey than others. If a band is slow and sounds like Black Sabbath, I can call it doom and there’s a

Mournful Congregation – The Incubus of Karma Review

Are the placid waters of a large lake best disrupted by a deluge, or by singular drops upon its surface? Sit near any calm body of water as dark clouds approach, and you’ll probably experience