Tag: Duplicate Records

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2021 So Far, Volume 1

A long time ago in this very same galaxy, Last Rites was a website named MetalReview, and for several of MetalReview’s early years, the policy was to review everything that was sent our way. Like

Execration – Morbid Dimensions Review

As it was in the past, so it is again: something foul is creeping from the heart of Scandinavia. Morbid Dimensions is the Norwegian band Execration’s third album, and it emerges at an opportune time.

Virus – Oblivion Clock Review

Rest easy: The fiendish pranksters in Norway’s Virus continue to sound like nobody else but themselves on this bits-‘n-pieces EP collection. Oblivion Clock features four new songs, one track from the sessions for Virus’s debut

Enthral – Obtenebrate Review

Seeping and slithering in the dark corners of the Norwegian black metal scene, Enthral has remained quite unnoticed since its creation in 1995. Seventeen years and only four full-lengths later, Gunnhild Bratset and Kjetil Hektoen,

Omega Centauri – Universum Infinitum Review

Duplicate Records is slowly but surely gaining a reputation as a boutique label with a keen eye for compellingly odd takes on the darker ends of metal’s vast spectrum. 2011 alone saw Einar Sjursø’s (of

Virus – The Agent That Shapes The Desert Review

Virus has always been a rather slippery proposition. Three albums in, and although the intentional nuttiness of Carheart has largely faded in favor of a thoroughly lived-in sort of avant-garde metal, let it be known:

Nekromantheon – Divinity of Death Review

This pack of Norwegian heathens hit my radar in a big way with their recent split with Audiopain. The frenetic, fists flyin’ “Annihilation Spree” was every bit a match for the mighty (and sadly underrated) Audiopain. That

Audiopain / Nekromantheon – Split EP Review

With the stack of promos at waist height, we usually wouldn’t get around to a two-track split, but when the name Audiopain comes across my desk, I take notice.  These Norwegian heshers have been dealing