Tag: Ihsahn

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

Rev and Redar – Bazaar 2.0

Originally written by Jordan Campbell Reverend’s Bazaar was a feature that ran intermittently for years, barely surviving the MetalReview / Last Rites changeover before staggering to its deathbed weeks ago. But instead of giving the

Rae Amitay’s Best Of 2012: Here’s A Clever Title

2012 didn’t bring about the apocalypse, but it was still a tempestuous collection of days. Still raw from the loss of David Gold and my future in Woods of Ypres, I spent the first few

Ihsahn – Eremita Review

Art moves, or it dies. While never fully escaping the shadow of history, while always subject to what Harold Bloom called the withering ‘anxiety of influence’, art is an ellipsis, not a period. Art cannot