Tag: Sanctuary

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: November 25th – December 1st

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

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: September 2nd – September 8th

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

R.I.P. Warrel Dane: 1961 – 2017

Christ, it seems like I’m writing one of these somewhere about every two weeks now… But here we go again. We all woke up this morning to terrible news: Another metal brother gone, this time

Killfest Tour 2015 – When Sanctuary Met Overkill

It is with the fullest heart that I greet you dearest readers of Last Rites. It has been a while since I showed my figurative face around these parts, and I can truly say that

Zach Duvall’s Best of 2014: Santorinian Poetry

If you follow along with a lot of the heavy metal blogosphere closely, you might get the impression that 2014 was a down year for heavy music. I absolutely, positively refuse to accept that notion.

Last Rites’ Best Of 2014 – Combined Staff List

Greetings, friends. The time has come once again to civilly and sensibly discuss the Last Rites Best of 2014 list, as collected and voted upon by our noble crew. If your favorite releases are missing,

Sanctuary – The Year The Sun Died Review

I’ve been looking forward to a new Sanctuary album for a long time. It’s been twenty-five years since the last one, since 1989’s Into The Mirror Black. Mirror and its predecessor, the Dave Mustaine-produced Refuge

80s Essentials – Volume Seven

Welcome to volume seven of the Most Essential Albums of the Eighties. Previous volumes are available here. This week’s edition is short on big names, highlighting the fact that second-tier and lesser-known bands are still capable