Tag: Helloween

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2019, Part 2

Welcome back again! We know that day wait to get to the second part of our most anticipated albums of 2019 must have been grueling, but we urge you not to live vicariously through us

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: August 5th – August 11th

“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

A Devil’s Dozen – Helloween

Sometimes there’s no tomorrow. Sometimes you hate the day. Sometimes you’re attacked by “Heavy Metal Hamsters”. Then you put on a little Helloween, and by the grace of “Mrs. God”, it just makes everything better.

Helloween – My God-Given Right Review

Thirty years ago, Helloween’s Walls Of Jericho helped to lay the foundation for the European power metal scene. The next two records, the two-part Keeper Of The Seven Keys, cemented their status as gods amongst

Unisonic – Light Of Dawn Review

Two years ago, the eponymous Unisonic album marked the first time that guitarist Kai Hansen and vocalist Michael Kiske had worked together since the former departed Helloween after that band’s landmark Keeper Of The Seven Keys,

80s Essentials – Volume Eight

Welcome to Volume Eight of The Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. Previous volumes are available here. What’s in store this week? Just another ten examples of the wild diversity of 80s metal: straight-up heavy

To The Furnace With The Fab Four! – The Beatles Done Heavy

It’s very hard to find someone who doesn’t like The Beatles. Rather, it’s very hard to find someone who doesn’t like The Beatles and isn’t just stating their dislike out of some sort of forced

Helloween – Straight Out Of Hell Review

Generally speaking, heavy metal isn’t happy music – it’s fueled by aggression, anger, frustration, depression, misery; it tends toward an obsession with darkness, violence, and evil; it’s almost always loud, and it’s as often ugly.