Tag: Ihsahn

10s Essentials – Volume Ten

As the virtuous musketeers of Dark Angel once pronounced, “We Have Arrived”—the tenth and final installment of our 100 Essential Albums of the 2010s is here, and with it comes all the goodness associated with

Ihsahn – Telemark EP Review

Imagine waking up in the morning and looking in the mirror only to see the face of Vegard Sverre Tveitan looking back at you. Imagine the pressure of knowing that you were responsible for Emperor’s

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2020, Part 2

Hello, friends. Welcome back to 2020 and to another batch of the Last Rites crew’s most highly anticipated metal albums of 2020, which is the year we just entered. Yesterday in Part 1, we ran

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: January 6th – January 12th

“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

Staff Infections – May, 2018

It’s well into May, dear readers, and Maryland Deathfest will soon be upon us. That means most of the Last Rites staff will be heading off to Baltimore on Memorial Day weekend to spend some

Ihsahn – Àmr Review

It’s undeniable that After will remain the classic Ihsahn record. If someone wants to get into his work, that’s the album they select. It’s not even out of the realm of possibility some would rate After higher

Ihsahn – Arktis. Review

Originally written by K. Scott Ross. Ihsahn is many things to many people. The father of modern black metal. The killer of TRVE black metal. Master of interlocking jigsaw riffs. International sex symbol. Musical genius. Overrated

Ihsahn – Das Seelenbrechen Review

2012’s Eremita did a fine job of pushing the experimental envelope that Ihsahn so dearly loves to push, but Das Seelenbrechen bulldozes the poor bugger down an escalator and lords over it with a pointed