Tag: Season Of Mist

Severe Torture – Torn From The Jaws Of Death Review

[Cover art by Pär Olofsson] Despite the fact that this Dutch quintet has been battering skulls for more than two decades, a 14-year absence between full-lengths makes it at least a little fair that perhaps

Benighted – Ekbom Review

[Cover art by Grindesign] Fans of the grim and foul music we so enjoy will always need the serious side of the tunes. We crave those albums that make our skin crawl, send a cold

Ponte Del Diavolo – Fire Blades From The Tomb Review

One of the very best things about music is that quite literally anyone can make it. Your neighbor who never trims his hydrangeas? Could be a secret banjo virtuoso. That lady at the grocery store

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2024, Part 3

Welcome to the final part of our look forward to some of our most anticipated albums of 2024. If you missed the first two entries and gotta get back in time, Part 1 is here

Last Rites Presents: Our Most Anticipated Albums Of 2024, Part 1

Happy Monday, friends, we hope the week without us wasn’t too difficult on you. [Ron Howard: “It wasn’t.”] As a team, we needed a bit of a recharge from writing our 2023 listicles and reading/deliberating/screaming

TEMIC – Terror Management Theory Review

As a prog fan, listening to TEMIC’s Terror Management Theory for the first time is not unlike sliding into a new pair of slippers that somehow feel like you’ve lived in them for years. That

Missing Pieces: The Best Of What We Missed In 2023 So Far, Pt. 3

And so we’ve come to the end of the road, and still we can’t let go… So here is the third and final installment of all the wonderful heavy records that snuck by us in

Henget – Beyond North Star Review

The debut album from Finland’s Henget is an attractive synthesis of styles that, while somewhat disjointed, fires with enough varied inspiration to remain compelling. The brainchild primarily of the improbably named King Aleijster de Satan