Tag: Immolation

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: May 27th – June 2nd

“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

Best Of 2017 – Sessionsesesses’ Depression Downtime Explosion Project

How about this weather, huh? There is nothing happening this year that is more important to me than what a third of my country did to the rest of us, while another third sat with

Best Of 2017 – Konrad Kantor: Naked, Ashamed, Abased

‘Tis the season for lists, and there is no shortage of them. Since it’s impossible to uncover every gem — those who feel they came close are surely bullshitting themselves — this is merely a

Best of 2017 – Dan Obstkrieg: For The Love Of Everything

For most of the year, I found myself thinking, “Huh, it hasn’t been a particularly great year for heavy metal.” Of course, I found myself thinking that while also getting busy listening to a whole

Best Of 2017 – Last Rites Combined Staff

2017 was a big year behind the scenes for Last Rites—the biggest since we switched names back in December of 2012. Ownership changed hands, which on the surface had zero effect on readers, but it

Riffology: A Glorious Epoch

Class is back in session, kids. You’ll have to excuse my lengthy absence; I was on a lengthy research sabbatical. I don’t know how often class will meet in the future, but, for now, we’ve

Immolation – Atonement Review

It’s little secret that your favorite moldy cheese-rinds here at Last Rites love Immolation to an almost unhealthy degree. Given not only Immolation’s narrowly squeaked-out win against fellow NY death metal titans Suffocation in our

Battle Royal: Suffocation vs. Immolation – Two Bands Enter, One Band Leaves

NEW YORK: Lady Liberty, Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Coney Island, Wall Street, the Guggenheim, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the Five Families, the five boroughs, the New York Times, Woody Allen movies, Tony Bennett, the