Tag: Pharaoh

Best of 2021 – Chris C: It’s Been A Year

This has been a strange year in music. Blood Incantation announced their hour-long, ambient Century Media debut. Andi Deris proved the best bobbing head on the new and remarkable Helloween hydra. Melodic black metal not

Best of 2021 – Lone Watie: It Helps To Know What You Got

When I sat down to work out an introduction to my best of list, I already had a long, loud list in my head of grievances and shames and laments. They’re certainly valid, most of

Best Of 2021: Andrew Edmunds: Last Night, I Crossed The Road, Walked Into A Bar, And Changed A Lightbulb. I Feel Like My Whole Life Is A Joke.

So, hey, you remember last year when everyone said “Next year will be better”?  Well, I guess this year was better than last year — at least, comparatively. But it was still a rough year

Best Of 2021 – Last Rites Combined Staff Top 25

Is it the human compulsion to list that truly sets us apart from the rest of the animal kingdom? Until someone comes across a crudely scratched out “Top 20 Most Embarrassing Things Heard During Morning

We Have The Power – The Top 30 Power Metal (And Power-Related) Albums Of 2021

Hails and good fortune, heroes! Welcome to the launch of List Season here at Last Rites. As has become tradition, we kick things off with brand-spankin’-new edition of We Have the Power, our annual roundup

Pharaoh – The Powers That Be Review

At some point in every human’s existence, we discover the value of “not worrying about it.” Our parents hammer the lesson home early when we first start wondering about life’s less attractive elements—undue illness, death,

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2021, Part 3

Heyho! Well, here we are at the Last Chance Saloon, which is an entirely different beast compared to the Last Rites Saloon in that the former offers one final shot at highlighting albums we sincerely

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