Tag: Iron Maiden

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,

Battle Royal: Judas Priest vs. Iron Maiden – Two Bands Enter, One Band Leaves

Battle Royal is back and more unfair than ever! In the first installment, we cruelly pitted Metallica against Slayer based ONLY on their 80s output. The result was a dirty tie amongst the LR crew

Zach Duvall’s Best of 2015: The Atomic Countdown

For myself, 2015 was not necessarily a year of adventurism within the heavy music realms. In fact, I spent a good amount of time this year catching up on other sides of rock that I

Last Rites’ Best Of 2015 – Combined Staff List

Hails and nails, fellow howlers at the moon. It’s time once again to gather about yon round table to celebrate/dispute the Kingdom of Heavy Metal’s top albums of the year. Having recently divulged our picks

Iron Maiden – The Book Of Souls Review

At this point, the most troublesome thing about covering new music from Iron Maiden deals with the fact that, clear to their most ardent fans, the band does not really write with immediacy as a

A Devil’s Dozen – Iron Maiden – Volume 2

Welcome to volume two of our Iron Maiden double Devil’s Dozen, wherein we highlight the best songs from one of the best discographies in heavy metal. If you missed volume one, you can check it

A Devil’s Dozen – Iron Maiden – Volume 1

Inarguably one of the greatest heavy metal bands the world has ever known, Iron Maiden needs no introduction. Thirteen songs being woefully insufficient to capture the breadth of the band’s greatness, Last Rites has chosen

80s Essentials – Volume Nine

Welcome to volume nine of The Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. The previous eight volumes and some companion pieces can be found here. Week nine continues the pattern of stylistic diversity, with doom, grind,