Tag: Pharmacist

Blast Rites: Anatomical Amusements – Corporal Kaleidoscope Review

Musically, at least, Kyrylo Stefanskyi is having a hell of a year. The latest Pharmacist is still riding strong in the upper reaches of my 2022 stack, buoyed by a seemingly endless supply of catchy

Staff Infections – May 2022

Greetings, friends. It’s time, once again, for Staff Infections, our monthly review of what us clowns at Last Rites have been listening to, often combined with a little of my own inane rambling. Let’s get

Pharmacist – Flourishing Extremities On Unspoiled Mental Grounds Review

Not unlike this goddamned pandemic with whom they share a lifespan, it feels like Pharmacist has been around for much longer than they have. Maybe it’s because in two short years, they’ve now cranked out

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: 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 – Zach Duvall: Rank And Tear Until It Is Done

Uh-oh. Hello. Hello again. I’ve never had as tough a time putting together a snapshot list of heavy metal albums as I did in 2021. Part of that is because I generally spend a lower

Best Of 2021 – Top 10 EPs & Demos

While I’m sure professional maniac chefs like Gordon Ramsey have a VERY strict definition of what constitutes an appetizer, the average restaurant seems to have missed the memo. Look no further than the succulent burning

Best of 2020 – Spencer Hotz: Newbie Starts The New Year

It’s officially 2021 and you made it! Dear reader, please take a moment to yourself to appreciate the fact that you survived one of the toughest years in modern history. In a time where simply