Tag: Lychgate

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: March 24th – March 30th

“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

Lychgate – A Contagion in Nine Steps Review

It’s no secret that the crew at Last Rites likes their black metal super castley. Spooky castles perched atop perilous mountaintops. Castles inhabited by tricksters, ghouls and maidens given over in service of the dark

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

Lychgate – An Antidote For The Glass Pill Review

London’s Lychgate burst onto the black metal landscape in 2013 with their self-titled debut. It was a wild and fully-realized platter of dissonant weirdness that loved its keyboards and organs, but never to the extent

Lychgate – Lychgate Review

For a genre as steeped in the rich, pungent peat of occult historicism as black metal, Lychgate is nearly a perfect band name. A lychgate is a small gate topped with a pointed wooden roof