Tag: Dark Tranquillity

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: September 2nd – September 8th

“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

Dark Tranquillity – Atoma Review

To the attentive ear, it’s clear that Swedish melodeath masters Dark Tranquillity have been out of ideas for over a decade. After peaking with Damage Done, the band largely delivered a (wicked) clone in Character

Dark Tranquillity – Construct Review

Originally written by Rae Amitay Dark Tranquillity are melodeath legends and juggernauts of the original Gothenburg scene, but they’d grown weak and predictable after consuming too much of their own watered-down formula. Damage Done, Character,

90s Essentials – Volume Two

Jumping right back in, folks: Here we have Volume 2 of MetalReview’s Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s. (Click here for Vol. 1) With some bitchin’ buzzsaw action, a thrash classic, a nice reminder that

Laethora – The Light In Which We All Burn Review

originally written by Jim Brandon With all the gentle grace of Heaven Shall Burn making Hateplow its jailhouse bitch, Gothenburg’s Laethora loudly reappears with The Light In Which We All Burn, a blunt and often

Dark Tranquillity – We Are The Void Review

Dark Tranquillity, Gothenburg’s most consistent sons, return with full length number nine. When discussing their extensive melodic death metal history, most fans agree that the band has peaked twice, first with The Gallery, an undisputed

Dark Tranquillity – Fiction Review

Originally written by Tim Pigeon Young upstarts: look out, for the elder statesmen of melodic death metal have returned with yet another fine album. When a band has been making music for over 15 years,

Dark Tranquillity – Character Review

Originally written by Justin Bean. As with many younger American metal enthusiasts, my love of metal has its origins in the punk and hardcore genres. Noticing my chosen path of ‘weakness’, a friend’s older brother lent me three