Tag: The Chasm

Best of 2017 – Dan Obstkrieg: For The Love Of Everything

For most of the year, I found myself thinking, “Huh, it hasn’t been a particularly great year for heavy metal.” Of course, I found myself thinking that while also getting busy listening to a whole

Best Of 2017 – Last Rites Combined Staff

2017 was a big year behind the scenes for Last Rites—the biggest since we switched names back in December of 2012. Ownership changed hands, which on the surface had zero effect on readers, but it

The Chasm – A Conscious Creation From The Isolated Domain – Phase I Review

Trying to put words to the wordless is something I never thought I’d find myself tackling with regard to Chicago’s The Chasm. Yet here I sit, trying to put words to the wordless. Who the

90s Essentials – Volume Seven

We’re seven weeks into this, and by now, you know the drill. Here are ten more albums that every metalhead worth his or her Slayer shirt should know and know well. For this seventh entry

John Ray’s Top 20 Of 2009

First, my apologies for being so late with this.  Thing is, I spent the last couple of weeks battling an upper respiratory infection and simultaneous nasal staph infection.  If you’ve never had the pleasure of

Zach Duvall’s Top 20 of 2009

2009 has been one helluva year for me and music. The sheer number of killer albums and shows (Neurosis!) has been overwhelming, making the 29th year of my life my best yet as a music

Jordan Campbell’s Top 20 of 2009

Another year in heavy metal…and what a year it was. It seems like every band on the planet released something in 2009; when Immortal, Absu, and Destroyer 666 all emerge from hibernation at once, it’s a sign that things

The Chasm – Farseeing The Paranormal Abysm Review

“Entering a Superior Realm” begins with light tremolo woven into an ephemeral crescendo with alternating iridescent horns, as if to usher in the slow rise of a silvery sun across the crescent horizon of a