Tag: Heavy

HellPoison – Ultra Outbreak Of Hell Review

[Fukkin cover blasphemies by BONECRUSHER] The absolute cojones it takes to drop a demo on January 2nd, but total fukk to you!! While you organizing year-end lists into spreadsheet TOTAL METAL GODS HELLPOISON were shotgunning

Album Premiere: Ancient Mastery – Chapter Two: The Resistance

Writers and artists build by hand little worlds that they hope might effect change in real minds, in the real world where stories are read. A story can make us cry and laugh, break our

Darkest Era – Wither On The Vine Review

We here at Last Rites Music Listening (And Sometimes Writing But Often Yelling About Seeming Minutiae) Emporium HQ strive for accuracy and timeliness. We aim to stay abreast of consumer trends. To anticipate the discerning

Darkthrone – Astral Fortress Review

It was always the 80’s for us, man. – Fenriz Since A Blaze In The Northern Sky, the raison d’être of Darkthrone has been clear. Dig up the graves of the 80s for inspiration, inject a heaping helping of

On The Secret Power Of The Gem: A Review Of Thunderlord – Thunderlord

There used to be these little “panning for gold” tourist traps when I was growing up, I don’t know whether they still exist or not. If memory serves, you would buy a bag of sand

Extermination Day – Be The Consequence Review

Extermination Day’s Be the Consequence rides a doom and punk spiked heavy metal wave that is too considerate to knock you flat on your ass but instead glides you rather gracefully home with groove. An

Diamonds & Rust: 40 Years Of Metallica’s No Life Til Leather

The year is 1981: The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal is cresting, its full force crashing across the globe. The wave’s godfathers, Judas Priest, are the biggest heavy metal band in the world, having

Reaper – Viridian Inferno Review

Because I had done the bare minimum of reconnaissance, I was only vaguely aware of what awaited me when I first sat down to listen to Reaper’s debut, Viridian Inferno. That the Australian band plays