Tag: Overkill

10s Essentials – Volume Ten

As the virtuous musketeers of Dark Angel once pronounced, “We Have Arrived”—the tenth and final installment of our 100 Essential Albums of the 2010s is here, and with it comes all the goodness associated with

Best Of 2019 – Craig Hayes: Hidden History Of Haze

“Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody’s going to die.Come watch TV. Listen to Motörhead.” Kia ora, I’m Craig, Last Rites’ oldest, chubbiest, and most far-flung contributor. This year I spent a lot more

Best Of 2019 – Andrew Edmunds: One Bird Cannot Make A Bad Pun, But Toucan

And so another year passes, the inexorable march of time… In the grand scheme of things, 2019 was a pretty good year for me, and I hope the same for you. I drank many good

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 16th – June 22nd

“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

Straight To Your Spine: A 40th Anniversary Celebration Of Motörhead’s Overkill

[Released March 24th, 1979 through Bronze Records. Artwork by Joe Petagno] I suppose you could consider yourself a metal fan and not hold Motörhead in the highest and loudest regard, but that sure would make

Overkill – The Wings Of War Review

What’s left to say about Overkill that hasn’t already been said a thousand times during the course of their near forty years of existence. The synopsis: they roared out of the gate with a five

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We’ve Missed In 2018 So Far, Part 1

Here at Last Rites, we listen to a metric shit-ton of heavy metal—it’s just what we do. But even then, every year, there’s so much great heavy metal that gets released that we simply don’t

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 24th – June 30th

“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