Tag: Suffocation

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: October 21st – October 27th

“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

Staff Infections – June 2018

Breathe deep the pollen, friends—it’s June. While warm sun and the beautiful flowers are temporary, metal blooms eternal, so let’s see what the Hell all your pals at Last Rites have been listening to for

Thanksgiving Turkeys: 2017’s Fowlest Flops

If you’re among the cherished tens and tens of regular readers we have here at Last Rites, you might notice something about us as a group: we aren’t particularly negative. This isn’t because we simply

Suffocation – Of The Dark Light Review

In his review of Suffocation’s previous album, 2013’s world-crushing Pinnacle Of Bedlam, my erstwhile compatriot Zach Duvall posited the half-in-jest idea of The Mullen-Hobbs Code, the qualitative phenomenon by which every odd-numbered Suffocation album is

Battle Royal: Suffocation vs. Immolation – Two Bands Enter, One Band Leaves

NEW YORK: Lady Liberty, Times Square, Fifth Avenue, Coney Island, Wall Street, the Guggenheim, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, the Five Families, the five boroughs, the New York Times, Woody Allen movies, Tony Bennett, the

A Devil’s Dozen – Suffocation

The late 80s and early 90s brought a great awakening in death metal, stretching the style from its embryonic origins into a wide array of new and experimental styles. However, much of the innovation of

Suffocation – Pinnacle Of Bedlam Review

Let’s get one thing clear: Suffocation is, without a doubt, one of the greatest death metal bands in the history of our rotten, festering world. This is, as the Dothraki say, known. But consistent and wholly

90s Essentials – Volume Eight

We’re gearing up for the final act, people. Volume 8 of MetalReview’s 100 Most Essential Albums Of The 1990s might’ve been subtitled “Groundbreakers” if we had the front page real estate to allow for such