Tag: Fates Warning

Best of 2020 – Lone Watie: We Find What We Look For

Of course, in terms of human events, a year is an arbitrary construct. It isn’t a thing with agency. A year doesn’t do things. But maaaan, 2020 feels like a real life son-of-a-bitch, doesn’t it?

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

Best Of 2020 – Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25

Thanks to all the artists and their collective creative spirit, we still manage to live amidst an embarrassment of riches, despite the whipping vortex of chaos that continues to swirl around us as 2020 slowly

Best Of 2020 – Our Album Art Favorites

Heavy metal is, first and foremost, sound. Such is the truth for all music, but it’s also so much more. For example, with each style comes, well, style. Michigan’s Fab 5 was inextricably linked to

Staff Infections – November 2020

Hello, dear readers. It’s November—mid-November by the time you read this—which would ordinarily mean this awful year is almost over, but I would not be surprised if 2020 somehow manage to last thirteen or fourteen