Tag: Black

Death Metal Dossier – Carnal Tomb, Sanguisugabogg, Arnaut Pavle, Sovereign, and Anthropophagous

Good morning, good afternoon and soon to be good night! Welcome to another highly anticipated edition of Death Metal Dossier. Today is an exciting day because we have stretched our collective wings (mine are usually

Hagzissa – They Ride Along Review

The cover art of They Ride Along, the full length debut from Austria’s Hagzissa, looks like a teenage scrawl on a piece of construction paper. This is no mistake. The figure ‒ arms out and

Mylingar ‒ Döda Själar Review

Sports website Deadspin recently posted an article about the NYC Hot Sauce Expo, where hot chili farmers and makers of spicy sauces come in droves to show off the fruits of their various labors. The

False – Portent Review

I used to have my doubts about False. It’s because I’m what some people would call a fence-sitter. I’ve been one since the first time two little shits asked me to choose between them. I

Falls of Rauros – Patterns in Mythology Review

The influence of Agalloch on the American black metal scene, and the American metal scene in general, simply cannot be understated. The intimate connection that so many bands feel to the earth, the soil, the

Abbath – Outstrider Review

Assuming some semblance of history with the lead players involved and a genuine desire to see their approach to icy black metal prolonged, which record do you think would win the most attention if you

Missing Pieces 2019: The Best Of What We’ve Missed So Far, Part 3

Here at Last Rites, we listen to a metric shit-ton of heavy metal—it’s just what we do. But every year there’s so much great metal that we simply don’t have time to cover it all…

Missing Pieces 2019: The Best Of What We’ve Missed So Far, Part 2

Here at Last Rites, we listen to a metric shit-ton of heavy metal—it’s just what we do. But every year there’s so much great metal that we simply don’t have time to cover it all…