Tag: Amorphis

Oh Hi, 2018: Our Most Anticipated Albums, Part 1

Welcome to 2018. Welcome? Is anything really welcoming these days? Isn’t the slow crawl of time just another reminder of our mortality and the fragility of society? Didn’t you just come in here to read

Mire Travar’s Best of 2015 So Long, and Thanks for All the Stinky Fish, 2015

I don’t know if it’s me, but this year’s best albums tend to put me in a deeply melancholic and often truly sad mode. I suppose it has something to do with the fact that

Zach Duvall’s Best of 2015: The Atomic Countdown

For myself, 2015 was not necessarily a year of adventurism within the heavy music realms. In fact, I spent a good amount of time this year catching up on other sides of rock that I

Last Rites’ Best Of 2015 – Combined Staff List

Hails and nails, fellow howlers at the moon. It’s time once again to gather about yon round table to celebrate/dispute the Kingdom of Heavy Metal’s top albums of the year. Having recently divulged our picks

Amorphis – Under The Red Cloud Review

Whether it’s publicly admitted or not, one of the most frustrating things about surviving as a longstanding metal band, apart from the obvious lack of money flow in 2015, must be fans’ persistent weeping about

Amorphis – Circle Review

The Joutsen-fronted era of Amorphis is certainly consistent, even if these Finns haven’t released anything that truly captures the groundbreaking and game-changing magic of Elegy since… well, Elegy. After swapping Pasi for Tomi some eight

90s Essentials – Volume Nine

This is almost the end, my friends. Almost the end. We’ve come through eight installments of Last Rites’ 100 Most Essential Albums Of The Nineties, through eighty records, and here we are with ten more: A

Amorphis – The Beginning Of Times Review

Originally written by Rae Amitay Over the past twenty years, Amorphis has experienced several dynamic transformations. These Finns have gone from death metal to straight-ahead rock, and everywhere in between. Needless to say, this has