Tag: Nile

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

Nile – What Should Not Be Unearthed Review

Originally written by K. Scott Ross. These days, when a band that’s been around since the early nineties puts out a new album and it’s full of sloppy playing and reused ideas topped off by

Nile – At The Gate Of Sethu Review

At The Gate Of Sethu is a puzzling, enjoyable, and ultimately troubling album. After six albums and more than a decade of basically ruling the death metal world, Nile shouldn’t need to do anything more than

Nile – Worship The Animal – 1994: The Lost Recordings Review

A trait I’ve noticed in lots of metal fans (including myself, admittedly) is our tendency to become obsessed and, as a result, turn into collectors of our favorite band’s “stuff” (alternate takes, live albums, demos,

90s Essentials – Volume Two

Jumping right back in, folks: Here we have Volume 2 of MetalReview’s Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s. (Click here for Vol. 1) With some bitchin’ buzzsaw action, a thrash classic, a nice reminder that

Nile – Those Whom The Gods Detest Review

originally written by Chris McDonald Nile’s growth rate has been off the charts since the release of what was, in my view, their break through album in Annihilation of the Wicked. Between the long-awaited arrival

00s Essentials – Volume Five

Take a quick peek ahead. Think Volume 5 is a bit heavy on the death metal? Look closer. Also included are two of Norway’s all-time kings, career albums by masters of grind and prog, and

Nile – Ithyphallic Review

Erik Thomas’ take: Synopsis: Nile. The name brings out the fanboys and haters like no other. I personally sit somewhere in the middle, as while I enjoy each album, I feel Nile’s Egyptian themed death metal