Tag: Iron Maiden

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 30th – July 6th

“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

Diamonds & Rust: Iron Maiden – Somewhere In Time, A Personal Account

Somewhere in Time was my Iron Maiden album. I understand some bands get a little itchy when they see fan reactions similar to this, because that sort of connection / dominion very often leads to

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: September 30th – October 6th

“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

On Death – Grim, Inevitable Death – In Metal

There is a book of heavy metal. No one wrote it. It exists in the ether, in the songs and albums and album art and performances and memories of we who read it. It is

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: May 13th – 19th

“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

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 8-14

“Album Of The Day” is a new Last Rites Facebook feature we started recently whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone

Last Rites Cover Art Tournament: The Fatal Four

In the NCAA Tournament, the Final Four is treated as a kind of Mount Rushmore for that season of college basketball. All year, analysts talk up great teams, but will temper their hype with phrases

Last Rites Cover Art Tournament: The Execrable Eight

Giants have fallen. With the round of eight — the Execrable Eight — if you will, giants have fallen. Three of the original four top seeds do not survive to advance to the Fatal Four,