Tag: Nightmare

In Crust We Trust: Vol. 7

Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 7. If you’ve just arrived at the party, here’s the deal: every month, In Crust We Trust sets out to highlight some of the ugliest punk, hardcore, and

Véritable Acier De France: A French Heavy Metal Primer (1980-1985)

Heavy metal is a worldwide phenomenon. While its godfathers in Black Sabbath and fathers in Judas Priest were playing the style years before the dawn of the New Wave Of British Heavy Metal, this era

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: September 2nd – September 8th

“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

Chaos Frame – Paths To Exile Review

One of the interesting and strangely rewarding things about being a power metal enthusiast in 2015 is the fact that, due to the general indifference shown by media outlets and the metal population at large,

Anubis Gate – Horizons Review

I suppose the years have turned me into quite the Anubis Gate ambassador. 2007’s Andromeda Unchained first grabbed me on a whim purchase based simply on its enticing cover artwork, the toppling one-two punch of “Yiri”

Thunder Tribe – War Chant Review

Originally written by Ian Chainey Thunder Tribe, a Kentuckian power metal/smooth-prog quintet turning in their long-player debut, has got riffs. Lots of them. They’ve got a similar tonnage of solos, too. Great vocals? Of course,

Prototype – Catalyst Review

Seems like everyone and their mutter is re-hashing classic Teutonic thrash metal these days. That’s just peachy, as I love In the Sign of Evil as much as the next guy, but a huge part

Myrath – Tales Of The Sands Review

Tunisia’s principal metal export Myrath is back with another album that wallows in a bland lather of Orphaned Land’s Middle Eastern progressive metal and fairly standard if muscular power metal. The ripping neoclassical/medieval power metal