Tag: Slam

Stillbirth – Homo Deus Review

Heavy metal is, of course, very serious business. When subject matters regularly consist of murder, depression, grief, rage and all the other poisons of the world that make the flowers of your mind wilt, it

Analepsy – Quiescence Review

[Cover art by Lordigan] To listen to and fully enjoy Analepsy requires a state of mind matching the above. The band’s wares are most effective when you’ve turned off your brain and you can be

Bludgeoned ‒ Summary Execution Review

Bludgeoned is a new brutal death metal band out of Washington State and, wait a sec… The brutal variety of death metal has been around since Suffocation unleashed Human Waste on mankind over 30 years

Stillbirth – Strain Of Gods Review

Way back many decades ago when it was 2020, several bands managed to put out multiple high-quality releases that were a potent mix of full-lengths, EPs, live albums and who knows what else. In fact,

Unborn Suffer – Commit(ment To) Suicide Review

Unborn Suffer have 25* songs for you. You need only set aside 33 minutes to experience those songs. There are samples, and popcorn drums, and vocals from the bottom of the gutter. If you guessed

Devangelic – Ersetu Review

[Cover art by Nick Keller] If you’ve been paying attention to the goings on here at Last Rites (but why would you?), you might have noticed that we’ve had a rebirth of brutal death metal.

Devourment – Obscene Majesty Review

In the timeless words of Glenn T. Seaborg, one of the scientists responsible for discovering plutonium, “Holy shit, that’s heavy.” Hitting play on Obscene Majesty for the first time is akin to what I imagine

Organectomy – Existential Disconnect Review

[Album artwork by Pedro Sena / Lordigan] True or false: the town of Brutal Slamsville is mostly intended to be populated by those young enough to be indifferent toward one-a-day vitamins. AKA: leave the hall,