Tag: Messa

Best Of 2018 – Dan Obstkrieg: Hi, Hello, How Are You? Here Is Some Music.

I am skeptical of certainty. I suppose that’s a strange lead-in to an article in which I share my ostensibly well-reasoned opinions as to which albums released this year are the best. But yes, the

Best Of 2018 – Ryan’s 20 Albums That Did The Damn Thing

Metal indisputably has a penchant for melodrama, from the larger-than-life stage shows to the rumors and stories that weave their way into the fabric of heavy metal legend. Sensationalism has followed metal since the earliest

Best Of 2018 – Manny-O-War: Death To The Feeble Masses

It was yet another year spent on Last Rites Semi-Permanent Probation for Manny. Sure, the crew briefly allowed me off after Maryland Deathfest, but alas, it was merely a tease. I was back on Last

Best Of 2018 – Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25

You’re here! Welcome! So glad you could make it. So, how was the flight? Wait, what? You walked here? All the way from January 1st? You walked here all the way from January 1st. Wow.

Messa – Feast For Water Review

Sometimes it’s good to begin with where you intend to end up: Messa’s Feast for Water is an unhurriedly brilliant album that overflows with truly remarkable songcraft and a consistently enthralling atmosphere. If you’d like

Staff Infections: March 2018

Welcome, friends, to another edition of Staff Infections, wherein the Last Rites staff shares its collectively impeccable taste in music with the general public. This month, as has become typical, no runaway favorite has emerged,