Tag: Sanctuary

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

Serpent’s Knight – Silent Knight… Of Myth And Destiny Review

I’m a collector, one of those obsessive types who has to at least hear every scrap of music he possibly can, if only to know not to hear it again. Over time, I’ve given up