Tag: Atlantean Kodex

Best Of 2019 – Ryan Tysinger: The Definitive List Of The Best Metal Albums There Ever Was In The Year Of Our Lord 2019, Or How I Stopped Worrying And Learned To Love Long Titles

Since the earliest days of mankind, someone has always been convinced that the world is ending. What’s both fascinating and terrifying about this is that of all those who have preached and proclaimed the end

Best Of 2019 – Captain: Be A Dear And Hand Me My Work Glaive

I am no spring chicken. More like an autumn chicken, maybe—cool (ahem) and slightly grim, in its prime, and pecking away on the gravel driveway of life in hopes of finding nourishment, but mostly ingesting

Best Of 2019 – Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25

Well, Mark Tremonti of Alter Bridge was deemed “Guitarist Of The Decade” by the readers of Guitar World Magazine. From what I can tell, he seems like a good guy, so congrats to him. And

Staff Infections – September 2019

Here we sit, friends, on the verge of autumn. I imagine, as you sip your pumpkin spiced latte and regrettably don a pair of long pants for the first time in months, you might be

Atlantean Kodex – The Course Of Empire Review

It’s been six years since we’ve gotten a studio full-length from the epic metal titans in Atlantean Kodex in the form of The White Goddess, the album that solidified the band’s place amongst the upper

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: August 5th – August 11th

“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

Oh Hi, 2018: Our Most Anticipated Albums, Part 2

Yesterday, we offered part one of our most anticipated albums of 2018, and noted some of the reasons why we spend so much time in anticipation of new music and art. Today, a word of caution: anticipation

Zach Duvall’s Top 10 Of 2013 – Enjoying Joyful Noise

Personally and professionally, 2013 was an odd, sometimes turbulent year for me. So, The Great Support Structure that is music was really needed and my listening habits reflected that. While I am always in search