Tag: Pagan Altar

Staff Infections – April 2023

Hello, dear friends and loyal readers. Journey with me once more into the minds of the Last Rites staff, as we discover just what kind of music has been massaging the ears of these champions

10s Essentials – Volume Nine

Well, how goes the isolation? Crawling out of your skin yet? Brain beginning to turn on you yet? Has the home office basically become the place you watch Star Trek: The Next Generation and King

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: December 2nd – December 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

Best Of 2017 – Manny-O-War: You No Fit Touch Am

What can be said about this year of our Lord 2017 that is now (thankfully, in many ways) behind us? I am tempted to go on a political rant about the demise of our planet

Best Of 2017 – Michael ‘Captain’ Wuensch: Wise, Handsome, Dead!

Killed by death! No, this is not the ghost of me creating these words. Wait… Am I… Am I dead? Can you guys see me? What am I saying, of course you can’t see me.

Best Of 2017 – Last Rites Combined Staff

2017 was a big year behind the scenes for Last Rites—the biggest since we switched names back in December of 2012. Ownership changed hands, which on the surface had zero effect on readers, but it

Pagan Altar – A Tribute And A Review Of The Room Of Shadows

FROM A DUSTY SHELF… Specific interpretations of “the underground” in relation to metal can lead down any number of passageways. For many, the term represents little more than a categorization for virtually any band not

80s Essentials – Volume Seven

Welcome to volume seven of the Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. Previous volumes are available here. This week’s edition is short on big names, highlighting the fact that second-tier and lesser-known bands are still capable