Articles tagged heavy metal

Metallica School Audience in Rock at Intimate New York Show

The group's strong core is immutable as Metallica proved at Webster Hall.

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‘Animal Rights’: Moby’s Attempt to Agitate Everyone Who Refused to Listen

Moby the artist -- and electronic music as a whole -- could not and would not be contained by fans' status-quo-worshipping conservatism.

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Steve Vai: Passion and Warfare (25th Anniversary Edition) / Modern Primitive

The 25th anniversary edition of Passion and Warfare does something that anniversary reissues rarely do: provide a re-framing of a classic album.

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None More Black: Reassessing Black Sabbath’s First Three Albums

The sound Black Sabbath cultivated remains, at once, neither derivative nor capable of duplication.

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23 Feb 2016 // 3:05 AM

Voivod: Post Society

Voivod has never been of this earth, even if the band claims Quebec as its home. And never has the group sounded as vibrant, imaginative or alien.

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16 Feb 2016 // 3:20 AM

Wolfmother: Victorious

Leaning on the sounds of the past, Wolfmother makes a record that is very much in the now.

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13 Jan 2016 // 3:30 AM

Secrets of the Moon: Sun

The German metal unit takes black metal and progressive metal to new extremes on their latest release.

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15 Dec 2015 // 3:00 AM

The Best Metal of 2015

In a year rife with division, one band brought metal fans worldwide together like no other.

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Amber Asylum - “TOT” (audio) (premiere)

The San Francisco band puts a neoclassical twist on a doom metal classic.

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Revocation: Empire of the Obscene

Nearly a decade on, the Boston band's debut holds up and stands to melt the other digital files in your collection.

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Whitechapel: The Brotherhood of the Blade

Whitechapel get fan support for this new live effort and demonstrate that the critics aren't necessarily part of that core following.

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Hound - “Cold Blooded” (audio) (premiere)

Nothing'll clear the fog of a November morning like some good, rampaging proto-metal.

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We Lost the Sea - “A Gallant Gentleman” (audio) (premiere)

The Australian band needs no words to tell a moving story.

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23 Nov 2015 // 3:15 AM

Danzig: Skeletons

This long-awaited covers collection from the venerable vocalist features some surprising (and not-so-surprising) choices.

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Secrets of the Moon - “Hole” (video) (premiere)

Traces of classic gothic music creep into the latest track by the German black metal band.

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Honeymoon Disease - ‘The Transcendence’ (album stream) (premiere)

The Swedish band comes through with a searing new album. 'Scuse the pun.

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17 Nov 2015 // 3:15 AM

Manegarm: Manegarm

The latest in a long line of records from this collective brings us ear-to-ear with many facets of being a Viking warrior. And it is good.

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Swallow the Sun: Songs from the North

Songs from the North can be credited for its ambition, even as its ambition undercuts the uniqueness of its composite parts.

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11 Nov 2015 // 3:20 AM

Def Leppard: Def Leppard

A staggering rebirth from a band that many were all too happy to leave for dead.

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The Lion’s Daughter - “Four Flies” (audio) (premiere)

Doom meets noise on the St. Louis band's roaring new track.

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"In Reveal the Deep, the light only makes you more aware of the darkness

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