Tag: Sodom

Best Of 2020 – Craig Hayes: Throes Of Fvk Yea In The Jaws Of Uh-Oh.

You right, bruv? Happy holidays and all that jazz. I love this time of year because I’m a certified deafening noise junkie who gets his kicks shouting about murderous-sounding music. Obviously, end-of-year list season presents

Sodom – Genesis XIX Review

Seems like about 90% of the reviews for any Sodom album released in the past two decades or so have been cut from a similar cloth: “Old-school thrashers remain remarkably consistent,” “Sodom sounds like Sodom,”

Diamonds & Rust: Sodom – Agent Orange

[Album artwork: Andreas Marschall] Gelsenkirchen, Germany, early 1980s: A young Thomas Such finds himself not particularly taken with the notion of spending a perfectly good life buried in the depths of the local coal mines.

Best Of 2018 – Chris Sessions: Are You Slimy Enough For 2018?

ON THE YEAR Last year at this time I was angry. Constant anger starts to numb the spirit. You feel tired rather than restless. So you stop paying attention, focus back in on the minute

Best Of 2018 – Ryan’s 20 Albums That Did The Damn Thing

Metal indisputably has a penchant for melodrama, from the larger-than-life stage shows to the rumors and stories that weave their way into the fabric of heavy metal legend. Sensationalism has followed metal since the earliest

Best of 2018 – Top 10 EPs and Demos

Last year it was caviar, Peter Dinklage, Ant-Man, and American League MVP Jose Altuve. This year it’s mini-Cokes (cutest among sodas), relatively short and possible GOAT quarterback Drew Brees, Ant-Man and the Wasp, and… American League MVP

Catching Up With Sodom + Partisan EP Review

The deeper you care to dig into the underground, the more likely you’ll eventually unearth crews of thorny bangers who “only care about the demo material.” It works for a band like Sodom because the

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: August 26th – September 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