Tag: Vreid

Last Rites’ Facebook Albums Of The Week: November 18th – November 24th

“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

Vreid – Lifehunger

Vreid has hit a bit of an identity crisis. After the most consistent run of albums of their career (Milorg, V, and Welcome Farewell), they changed it up a bit on Sólverv. That somewhat surprising

Vreid – Welcome Farewell Review

Originally written by Matt Longo We all ruminate on death. From that first moment when the truth is swallowed, it can never be avoided again, before the doom finally consumes. Imagine if the band you

Zach Duvall’s Top 20 Albums of 2011

What. A. Year. Can’t say much else. I probably had 30 albums to try to squeeze into 20 spots and 15 into the top 10 this year. There was just so much wicked stuff I’d

Vreid – V Review

Round about a decade or so ago a boldly-titled comp called True Kings of Norway was released on Spikefarm Records. Featured were embryonic early works by Emperor, Immortal, Arcturus, Dimmu Borgir, and Ancient, obviously slapped

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

Vreid – I Krig Review

Originally written by Michael Roberts. Following on quickly from last year’s Pitch Black Brigade, Vreid’s latest full-length, I Krig, sees the Norwegian band continuing to refine their unique fusion of black metal and classic rock. On this album Vreid combine

Vreid – Pitch Black Brigade Review

Originally written by Chris Chellis. Layers upon layers of filth, decay, blackness, and good old rock ‘n fucking roll welcome listeners to Vreid’s second outing, Pitch Black Brigade. Not only do Vreid manage to distance themselves further from their