Tag: Melechesh

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: May 12th – May 18th

“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

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

Melechesh – Enki Review

Because you and I both know this thing has a good chance of shooting straight the hell off the rails, I’ll frontload the critical bit: Enki is Melechesh‘s most self-assured and accomplished album to date,

Melechesh – The Epigenesis Review

originally written by Jim Brandon Although it’s not as prevalent as, say, three years ago, melding Middle-Eastern influences into metal can still throw an invigorating and potent twist into a well-worn style of music. Where

00s Essentials – Volume Seven

Volume Seven shoves its way into the latter half our list with authority. This edition contains some of the most cathartic albums of the decade, for wildly varying reasons. Whether you prefer to drown your

Melechesh – Emissaries Review

Originally written by Doug Moore. I first heard of Melechesh in the same context that I imagine most people hear of them: “They’re that death metal band from Israel, maaan!” Turns out that such is not exactly

Melechesh – Sphynx Review

Originally written by Erik Thomas Hindsight is 20/20 of course but after seeing this album on many a year end list I picked it up and when you consider Osmose recently released Bestial Mockery and