Tag: Hardcore

偏執症者 (Paranoid) – Out Raising Hell Review

If you’re feeling neck-deep in existential angst right now, Swedish horde 偏執症者 (Paranoid) know just how you feel. The group fully admit to feeling like they were drowning in darkness and wondering whether to put

Dropdead – Dropdead 2020 Review

I don’t know if you’ve noticed this, dear reader, but the year 2020 has been a bit of a shitshow. It’s some consolation, however minor, that times of woe at least inspire kick-ass pissed-off punk

Palaces – Hellas Chasma Review

Hellas Chasma doesn’t fuck around, so neither will we. “Swarm” launches out of the gate with some serious gusto, just a squeal of feedback, a quick stomping rhythm section intro, and a scream to let

In Crust We Trust: Vol 19

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 19. Apologies for skipping last month’s edition—I was busy enjoying my annual mental health meltdown, which required fistfuls of Seroquel and a nice long lie-down

In Crust We Trust: Vol 18

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 18. I promised I wouldn’t write any more long-winded introductions around here, which is a bit of a struggle given the world’s in flames and

Skeleton – Skeleton Review

It’s no secret that every member of the crew here at Last Rites is a huge fan of Pittsburgh label 20 Buck Spin. Of course, that doesn’t mean we love every one of the label’s

The Third Kind – Man Vs Earth Review

[Artwork drawn by Rich Muller and painted by Frankie Accardi] Metal, punk and hardcore were clearly crossing lines long before the term “crossover” became a common part of our vernacular. For example, it wasn’t at