Tag: Starkweather

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: June 3rd – June 9th

“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

Starkweather / Concealment – Split LP Review

The coming together of Philadelphia’s Starkweather and Portugal’s Concealment is a meeting that makes sense on a number of levels. First, both bands have long, sparse histories. Starkweather is of course a somewhat groundbreaking band

Starkweather – This Sheltering Night Review

Originally written by Doug Moore. Let’s call it the Philadelphian Metalcore Curse. When you think about it, how else could you explain Starkweather? Or Turmoil and (early) A Life Once Lost? Maybe it’s my Philly-raised inferiority complex talking, but

Starkweather – Croatoan Review

originally written by Jim Brandon Extremity for the sake of extremity has never impressed me very much. I’ve heard plenty of bands who try to overwhelm with velocity and force, overly-technical and utterly murderous to