Tag: Dodheimsgard

Best Of 2023: Josh Heath – The Spirit Of Extraterrestrial Radio

Some years are better than others. Thankfully, 2023 was good to me. I got married, started a podcast, started writing alongside the fine folks here at Last Rites, and last but certainly not least, my

Best Of 2023: Spencer Hotz – Get High With A Little Help From Your Friends

In thinking back on the year that was, the idea of journies is what most strongly comes to mind. I recently came to the realization that my wife and I spent a ludicrous amount of

Best Of 2023 – Chris C: A Little Spicy

I thought that as I got older—accounting for the assumed wealth of experience I would undoubtedly have by this advanced age—my tastes would expand. I would become this living, breathing Encyclopedia of all things refined.

Best Of 2023 – Lone Watie: Light Prevails

For a very long time in my life, it was very important to me that the music I listened to was evil or at least dark (or at the very least tuff). Well, not really.

Best Of 2023 – Dan Obstkrieg: How Can I Keep From Singing?

Do you like lists? I like lists. One of my very favorite books is Italo Calvino’s If on a winter’s night a traveler, and inevitably, around year-end list-making season, I think about its first chapter.

Best Of 2023 – Zach Duvall: A Wholly Nonsensical Display Of Glory

Welcome back, one and all, to another wrap-up of another exceptional year in heavy music. No long editorial to start this time. Instead let’s hand out some “awards” for all (some) things good, bad, and

Best Of 2023 – Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25

“HEY, WHERE THE HELL IS [INSERT ALBUM TITLE], YOU EMPTY-HEADED MONSTERS” We go through this every year, no? You see the Best Of lists begin to drop from all the usual suspects, and the first

Dødheimsgard – Black Medium Current Review

[Album artwork by Łukasz Jaszak] Let’s celebrate weirdness without getting too philosophical about what exactly constitutes “weird.” We all know weird, we all know it keeps life interesting, and we all likely hope to encounter