Tag: Celtic Frost

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: July 14th – July 20th

“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

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: May 13th – 19th

“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

Last Rites Cover Art Tournament: The Execrable Eight

Giants have fallen. With the round of eight — the Execrable Eight — if you will, giants have fallen. Three of the original four top seeds do not survive to advance to the Fatal Four,

80s Essentials – Volume Two

Our journey through the golden age of metal continues with another set of ten classics. If you missed the first installment of The Most Essential Albums of the 80s, check it out here. Goats were

Riffology 111 – Procreation Of The Wicked

The last installment of Riffology featured one of my favorite bands, Mercyful Fate. This week, the trend continues with Celtic Frost. In a few short years, Celtic Frost created a wildly diverse (and wildly uneven)

Cover Ups – 12 Tunes Improved By Metal

Ah, the cover song, that most mixed of bags… Broadly, cover tunes fall into three categories — 1) re-recordings of influential numbers, sometimes largely unimaginative in their faithfulness to the source material, but as often

Hellhammer – Demon Entrails Review

Some two decades and several thousand imitators later, Hellhammer exists outside of judgment or critique, not because they were really all that awesome, but because there’s a big disparity between their importance and their actual

Celtic Frost – Monotheist Review

“Now I’m not the expert on Celtic Frost that I probably should be, but please, say it ain’t so. Tell me there was an error at the pressing plant that pressed certain tracks to disc more