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The Best Metal Albums of 2013
26 Dec 2013 // 8:58 PM

Bands across metal's subgenres reached their full potential, be they acts coming into their own, making crowd-pleasing comebacks, or even bowing out at the top of their game.

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Latitudes and Longitudes of Darkness: Four Remarkable 2013 Black Metal Albums
16 May 2013 // 6:30 PM

Black metal's compass may be spinning in many different directions in 2013, but at its best, the genre remains neither safe nor accommodating.

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Altar of Plagues: 22 June 2012 – Dublin, Ireland
11 Jul 2012 // 6:01 PM

Ireland's premier proponents of post-black metal – Altar of Plagues, return to Dublin after a two year exile, more vicious and aphotic than ever before.

Altar of Plagues: Mammal
20 Jun 2011 // 5:00 PM

The second full-length by the Irish band heads in a direction few of us could have foreseen.

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