Tag: Queensryche

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2019, Part 1

Welcome back! Those few days without us must have been almost too tough to handle, but you knew we wouldn’t leave you without our special combination of unmatched metal expertise and unbridled stupidity for too

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: April 29 – May 5

“Album Of The Day” is a Last Rites Facebook feature we started recently whose purpose is quite straight-forward: highlight one album per day and say a few words about it. Understanding that not everyone chooses

Oh Hi, 2018: Our Most Anticipated Albums, Part 2

Yesterday, we offered part one of our most anticipated albums of 2018, and noted some of the reasons why we spend so much time in anticipation of new music and art. Today, a word of caution: anticipation

Diamonds & Rust – Exploring Metal Classics: Queensrÿche’s The Warning

I’ve always been an anachronism. I was born in 1977, and thanks to some older cousins, I got into metal in the dying days of the 1980s, mostly through records and bands already well established

Queensryche – Condition Human Review

I remember now… I was somewhere around twelve or thirteen; on Headbanger’s Ball, a video from a band with a name I had no idea how to pronounce… I remember how it started… With the

80s Essentials – Volume Two

Our journey through the golden age of metal continues with another set of ten classics. If you missed the first installment of The Most Essential Albums of the 80s, check it out here. Goats were

Queensryche – Queensryche Review

It’s no grand revelation that an established band changing singers is a daunting task. For every Bon-to-Brian smooth transition, there’s a Dave-to-Sammy changeover that alienates fans, or worse, a Sammy-to-Gary trainwreck that alienates everyone. A

Metalmorphoses: Shifting The Paradigm, Pt. 1

Like you, the devout and steadfast metal fan, we at Last Rites take very seriously and personally our relationships with the bands we love. Invested heavily with emotion in the musical manifestations of our very identities,