Tag: Ripple Music

Missing Pieces 2019: The Best Of What We’ve Missed So Far, Part 1

Here at Last Rites, we listen to a metric shit-ton of heavy metal—it’s just what we do. But every year there’s so much great metal that we simply don’t have time to cover it all…

Holy Grove – II Review

Fast Rites: because sometimes brevity is fundamental. It’s been a while since doom has had a big enough year that multiple high-quality albums end up falling through the cracks, but such is the case in

Iron Claw – A Different Game Review

A few months back, I reviewed the “debut” by blast-from-the-past outfit Hell, and though the sounds of the two are worlds apart, the stories behind that band and Scotland’s Iron Claw are similarly both stretched out and slowed