Tag: Overkill

A Devil’s Dozen – Overkill

One of the incredible things about being a fan of music — if not the actual most incredible thing about it — comes in the nearly magical connection between the listener and the song. A

Killfest Tour 2015 – When Sanctuary Met Overkill

It is with the fullest heart that I greet you dearest readers of Last Rites. It has been a while since I showed my figurative face around these parts, and I can truly say that

Dave Pirtle’s Best of 2014 – This Blitz Goes to 21

I didn’t mean to do a blitz this year. I really didn’t. In case you missed the story last year, that troublesome “personal life” thing prevented me from keeping up with all the great stuff

Zach Duvall’s Best of 2014: Santorinian Poetry

If you follow along with a lot of the heavy metal blogosphere closely, you might get the impression that 2014 was a down year for heavy music. I absolutely, positively refuse to accept that notion.

Last Rites’ Best Of 2014 – Combined Staff List

Greetings, friends. The time has come once again to civilly and sensibly discuss the Last Rites Best of 2014 list, as collected and voted upon by our noble crew. If your favorite releases are missing,

Overkill – White Devil Armory Review

Overkill had a good thing going. After becoming one of the top bands of the 80s thrash movement, they settled into a career as flag-bearers. Their albums from the early 90s on have all been

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

Overkill – The Electric Age Review

Two years ago, Overkill’s Ironbound topped my Best Of 2010 list, and the perfect score I awarded it [back when we assigned numerical scores] remains the only 10 I’ve given in my five years at