Tag: Cirith Ungol

Staff Infections – May 2020

Here we are again, friends—still in the grip of a pandemic, and most of us still under quarantine. Some states have begun easing restrictions to varying degrees, so it’ll be interesting to see how these

The Tower Of Cirith Ungol: A Personal Journey, A Band Primer, And A Look At Forever Black

My first encounter with Cirith Ungol occurred approximately 34 years ago. Yes, that means I’m old enough that daylight savings now causes a unique form of jet lag, but it also means I was lucky

Staff Infections – April 2020

Well, it’s a different world from last time we did Staff Infections. We here at Last Rites hope the worst you’re dealing with right now is cabin fever. If you and / or your loved

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 8-14

“Album Of The Day” is a new Last Rites Facebook feature we started recently whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone

80s Essentials – Volume Three

Welcome to the third installment of The 100 Most Essential Albums of the 80s. If you need to catch up, you can do so here. As was hinted, this week’s crop of essentials is a

Cirith Ungol – Servants Of Chaos (Reissue) Review

I’m by no means lamenting the reissue of a Cirith Ungol album, but fan or not, there’s no way around the obvious fact that Servants Of Chaos is by far the band’s least essential offering –