Tag: Metal Church

Metal Church – Damned If You Do Review

Any new Metal Church is guaranteed to pique interest amongst the old farts around Last Rites HQ, but this particular new Metal Church has been something of a point of polite contention around the break-room

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: October 14th – October 20th

“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

Oh Hi, 2018: Our Most Anticipated Albums, Part 1

Welcome to 2018. Welcome? Is anything really welcoming these days? Isn’t the slow crawl of time just another reminder of our mortality and the fragility of society? Didn’t you just come in here to read

Andrew Edmunds’ Best Of 2016 – Let’s Put This Year Behind Us

Christ, what a terrible terrible terrible year. I’m glad this one’s behind us. Between the deaths of so many greats and the interminable American presidential election, 2016 was an insufferably brutal year. (Let’s not speak

A Devil’s Dozen – Metal Church

The first week of April, 2016 was a great stretch. Not only did it deliver another opportunity to break away from the daily grind to meet up with some fellow Last Rites folks and drink

Metal Church – XI Review

The return of Mike Howe to Metal Church was some of the best news of 2015. No disrespect to the late David Wayne, of course – he fronted the band on two absolutely great records,

80s Essentials – Volume Five

Welcome to the halfway point, volume five in our list of The Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. Previous volumes can be accessed here. This week’s edition features a host of menacing characters. To start

Metal Church – This Present Wasteland Review

Twenty-five years after their inception, Metal Church continues to release solid records. After a dry spell in the 90s and a promising reformation in the new millennium, returning original vocalist David Wayne departed again (and