Tag: Anubis Gate

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2020 So Far, Volume 2

Surely you checked out Volume 1 of this feature, but if you didn’t, to catch you up now, we’re revisiting some jewels that we stupidly didn’t cover during the first six months of the absolute

10s Essentials – Volume Five

Friends, we have officially reached the halfway point of our journey. We’ll go ahead and pull off the interstate at the next rest area so you can finally stretch your legs, visit a bathroom (that

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: August 11th – August 17th

“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

We Have The Power! – The Top Ten Power (And Power Related) Metal Albums of 2017

The clearest way to sum up power metal in 2017 is to relate it to the abundance of superhero movies and shows from 2017: it’s out there in numbers and desperately craves broad appeal; it’s

Anubis Gate – Horizons Review

I suppose the years have turned me into quite the Anubis Gate ambassador. 2007’s Andromeda Unchained first grabbed me on a whim purchase based simply on its enticing cover artwork, the toppling one-two punch of “Yiri”

We Have the Power! – The 10 Most Satisfying Power Metal Albums Of The Last 10 Years, Pt. 1

If I had a buck for every moment someone asked me how I’m able to “tolerate power metal,” I’d probably be rolling in a fleet of Ferraris regal enough to make Yngwie’s head spin for

Keep it Short, Stupid- EP Round-Up: November 2013 Part 1

Trying to keep up with all of 2013’s releases is like committing to a filthy second job. Well, your old pals here at Last Rites are ever-so willing to walk directly into the line of

Last Rites’ Best Of 2011 – Combined Staff List

2011 was a year punctuated by diversity. While many bemoaned the blackened inclination of our 2010 awards, it’s doubtful that accusations of genre favoritism will rear their heads this time around. The year’s best albums