Tag: Death

Re-Buried – Repulsive Nature Review

Re-Buried. As in: to bury again something that was previously already buried. It’s right there in the name, the “re-” prefix, and so, if you read as much into it as I am clearly going

Conjureth – The Parasitic Chambers Review

[Cover art by Mark Erskine] Back in the late ‘80s / early ‘90s, I was convinced people who heard albums such as Altars of Madness and Slowly We Rot blaring from my car were not

Profane Order – One Nightmare Unto Another Review

[Cover art by Nether Temple Design] Profane Order have made quite a name for themselves in the corner of metal where Blasphemy reigns supreme, where altars to the likes of Archgoat are constructed beneath a

Sonic Poison – Eruption Review

Do you ever wonder if maybe Beethoven was just pretending to be deaf towards the end of his life? Like, maybe he was just tired of listening to eight dozen violins go “eek eek eek

Anachronism – Meanders Review

[Artwork by Adam Burke / Nightjar Illustration] Despite having spent many years focusing on creative endeavors such as writing, drawing cartoons, and designing book covers, I do not consider myself an artist. I would say

Obituary – Dying Of Everything Review

In the years since their late 90s hiatus and early millennium reformation, Obituary has thoroughly established themselves as consistent, if not always consistently stellar. They’re the AC/DC of death metal in terms of both qualitative

Best Of 2022 – Chris C.: Special Tunes From Metal Goons

We live in strange times—said everyone, ever, right now. Like literally everyone. No one has not said this. Even the strange people contributing to said strangeness recognize these are strange times in their own strange

Qrixkuor – Zoetrope Review

If we wanted to keep it short and sweet, we could probably just say that London’s (likely Scrabble cheaters) Qrixkuor make nightmare music. Here at Last Rites, however, we are generally impressed with being neither