Tag: Defeated Sanity

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2024, Part 1

Happy Monday, friends, we hope the week without us wasn’t too difficult on you. [Ron Howard: “It wasn’t.”] As a team, we needed a bit of a recharge from writing our 2023 listicles and reading/deliberating/screaming

A Devil’s Dozen – Defeated Sanity

Germany’s Defeated Sanity remains one of the heaviest and most brutal death metal acts currently lingering on our pissed off planet. As such, I wish I had a dramatic story to unfurl concerning my first

Staff Infections – August 2023

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Staff Infections, our monthly examination of the Last Rites staff’s listening habits. Said listening habits have converged a bit more than usual this time around, resulting in five contenders

Staff Infections – May 2022

Greetings, friends. It’s time, once again, for Staff Infections, our monthly review of what us clowns at Last Rites have been listening to, often combined with a little of my own inane rambling. Let’s get

Best Of 2020 – Manny-O-War: Ookami Wakusei

So here is where the introduction usually remembers how awful this past year was (is) and how it was only music that saved us from certain self-destruction. That feels kind of rote though doesn’t it?

Best Of 2020 – Zach Duvall: Life’s A Binge

Hi, friends. Hope you’ve made it through 2020 with minimal suffering. In lieu of regurgitating a bunch of negativity, I’m going to discuss one of the ways in which I coped and kept myself looking

Best Of 2020 – Andrew Edmunds: Alligators Can Grow Up To Fifteen Feet, But Most Of Them Still Only Have Four

Christ, I cannot even imagine how many trillions of words have been written / are being written / will be written about how utterly, unbelievably, unfathomably awful 2020 has been… And yet, I feel like

Best Of 2020 – Captain: Caught Between A Bunch Of Hard Rock And Some Sad Faces

I spend a lot of time thinking about balance. We all do, to varying degrees, but I sometimes wonder if I think about balance more than the average human, and I occasionally suspect that this