Tag: Raw

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2020 So Far, Volume 1

So much music, so little time. Even though we do our damnedest to stay current and hit the high points (and sometimes the low ones, too), it’s inevitable that some musical jewels will fall through

Pa Vesh En – Burial Review

For those who have spent any substantial amount of time in graveyards, you’ll know what I mean when I say every cemetery has its own personality. Some are pleasant and inviting, others morose and forlorn.

In Crust We Trust: Vol 17

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 17. Before you dive into this month’s collection of raucous releases, I wanted to highlight a few punk rock-focused features that have recently caught my

In Crust We Trust: Vol 14

Kia ora, comrades. Welcome to In Crust We Trust: Vol 14. This month, I’ve supplemented the usual array of riotous EPs and LPs with a stack of recent demos. In fact, there’s a veritable Deafening

Revenant Marquis – Youth In Ribbons Review

Let’s go ahead and clear something up right now. If you like your black metal on the more polished side, or are looking for frostbitten riffs from the howling fjords of Norway, then just go

Best Of 2019 – Craig Hayes: Hidden History Of Haze

“Nobody exists on purpose, nobody belongs anywhere, everybody’s going to die.Come watch TV. Listen to Motörhead.” Kia ora, I’m Craig, Last Rites’ oldest, chubbiest, and most far-flung contributor. This year I spent a lot more

Best Of 2019 – In Crust We Trust: The EP / Reissues Edition

Welcome to this second end-of-year edition of In Crust We Trust, which focuses on my favorite EPs and reissues from 2019. Much like In Crust We Trust‘s first end-of-year edition, this volume slithers about in

Black, Raw, & Bleeding: A Raw Black Metal Roundup

The New Wave Of British Heavy Metal is the mother flower from which all styles of metal began to branch out. As anyone who was there at the time and the following years through the