Tag: Judicator

Best of 2020 – FetusGhost: What Retirement?

Editor’s Note: the man known as FetusGhost decided to hang up his reviewing boots earlier this year, but he has temporarily come out to retirement to make sure our 2020 wrap up wasn’t devoid of

We Have The Power – The Top 25 Power Metal (And Power-Related) Albums Of 2020

If you’re reading these words, you have managed to survive eleven months of 2020. That detail alone is worthy of commendation, given the fact that nothing short of an intense and conquering alien offensive could

We Have The Power! — The Top Twenty Power (And Power-Related) Albums Of 2018

News flash: Last Rites loves lists. Hell, we might as well refer to ourselves as List Rites come December because by then we’ve already spent weeks compiling lists, comparing lists, tweaking lists and, most importantly,

Dire Peril – The Extraterrestrial Compendium Review

Dire Peril’s long-gestating debut full-length The Extraterrestrial Compendium is something of an unexpected gift in a year that has already seen new albums from guitarist Jason Ashcraft’s other band Helion Prime and vocalist John Yelland’s

Getting Seriously Cereal With Some Serial Power Riffers – An Interview With Judicator

You might have noticed that the Last Rites’ staffers are always on the lookout for quality power metal. Sadly, it’s not always that easy to come by. However, upon hearing Judicator’s latest album, The Last

Judicator – The Last Emperor Review And Premier Of “The Queen Of All Cities”

Let’s get an indisputable fact out of the way early: if you don’t occasionally find yourself drifting to the other side to follow the blind somewhere far beyond into the twilight world in order to

Judicator – At The Expense Of Humanity Review

JUDICATOR AND THE DURABILITY OF HEAVY METAL Anyone who has ever read a statement from a media outlet making a claim of [BAND X] “saving heavy metal” hopefully knows to 1) immediately disregard everything the