Tag: Falconer

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: August 4th – August 10th

“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

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: March 10th – March 16th

“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

Dave Pirtle’s Best of 2014 – This Blitz Goes to 21

I didn’t mean to do a blitz this year. I really didn’t. In case you missed the story last year, that troublesome “personal life” thing prevented me from keeping up with all the great stuff

We Have The Power! – The Year In Power Metal, Pt. 1

“Why? Why! WHY!!!” They screamed from amidst a swirling sea of sludgy, blackened, folky hardcore & punk-infused satanic death metal with post-industrial Viking influences. “Why must you continue to shine a spotlight on something as

Falconer – Armod Review

On the whole, Falconer halves me. The idea behind their folk-laden power metal is quite literally a grand one, and yet, in practice, it’s been one I’ve found more clinically interesting than emotionally resonant. Somewhere

Falconer – Among Beggars and Thieves Review

Somewhere, a Renaissance Faire is missing its minstrels. When last we checked in with Falconer, it was for the 2005 release of Grime Vs. Grandeur, which saw the Swedes scrap their folky/medieval tendencies in favor

Falconer – Sceptre Of Deception Review

Originally written by Gregory Bradley. The band that some love to hate and some hate to love, Falconer returns on their mighty thoroughbred steed of metal glory! With their wonderfully medieval previous album being so, well, wonderfully