Blast Rites

Blast Rites: February 2021’s Hottest Metal

Welcome to Blast Rites, SPIN’s monthly metal column! In this edition, we’ll dive headfirst into Blut Aus Nord visionary Vindsval returning to his…
Andy O'Connor / February 16, 2021

Blast Rites: January 2021’s Hottest Metal

Welcome to Blast Rites, SPIN's monthly metal column! This month, we’ve got two unexpected yet wholly welcome death metal blasts from Arizona, the return of…
Andy O'Connor / January 19, 2021

Blast Rites: December 2020’s Hottest Metal

Welcome to Blast Rites, SPIN’s monthly metal column! Every month we’ll dig up the heaviest metal out there, stylistic boundaries be damned. Hot albums, hot…
Andy O'Connor / December 15, 2020

Blast Rites: November 2020’s Hottest Metal

Welcome to the first edition of Blast rites! Every month, we’ll find the shreddest, the grimmest, the doomiest, the thrashiest, the most wacked out, the…
Andy O'Connor / November 17, 2020