Tag: Forbidden

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 28th – May 4th

“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

R.I.P. Tim Calvert: 1965 – 2018

More tragic news came yesterday as former Forbidden and Nevermore guitarist Tim Calvert lost his battle to ALS at the age of 52. Calvert replaced Glen Alvelais in Forbidden before the band’s second album, 1990’s

Thanks For Nothin’ – Wait, No… Thanks For Everything!

“Do you hear the lurid call of the Wild Turkey? The furious gobble and the toileted hurl?” ~ James Fenimore Cooper It’s Thanksgiving in LastRitesville, USA, and some of us staffers are overwhelmed with enough

80s Essentials – Volume Seven

Welcome to volume seven of the Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. Previous volumes are available here. This week’s edition is short on big names, highlighting the fact that second-tier and lesser-known bands are still capable

90s Essentials – Volume Five

Another week, another entry in MetalReview’s soon-to-be-legendary 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s… This week features two thrash classics, a Maryland doom masterpiece, one of the best progressive death metal albums of all time,

Forbidden – Omega Wave Review

It’s albums such as Omega Wave that present the biggest scoring headaches for me. I can tell you directly off the bat that I’ve greatly enjoyed dipping back into the Forbidden pool with an hour’s