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Thursday, December 26 2013

The Best Metal Albums of 2013

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.


Columns

Thursday, May 16 2013

Latitudes and Longitudes of Darkness: Four Remarkable 2013 Black Metal Albums

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


Reviews

Wednesday, July 11 2012

Altar of Plagues: 22 June 2012 – Dublin, Ireland

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.


Monday, June 20 2011

Altar of Plagues: Mammal

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


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