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Ragnarök: 2013 Gloomy Awards: The Most Interesting Metal Albums of 2013
16 Dec 2013 // 9:15 PM

Every year a slew of great albums from the louder spheres are missed, misplaced, or overlooked on those end of year lists. Ragnarök's Gloomy Awards seeks to redress that imbalance.


Beastwars: Blood Becomes Fire
17 Apr 2013 // 6:06 PM

Blood Becomes Fire will undoubtedly be placing high on many end-of-year lists in 2013, and the 10 songs therein present unrelenting and graphic visions of ruin and despair.

Beastwars: Beastwars
30 Sep 2012 // 6:04 PM

The sonic-bluster that Beastwars summon on their debut—smashing together sludge, doom, and AmRep noise rock—finally sees a global release, courtesy of Destroy/EMI Records.


Beastwars - "Realms" (video)
8 Nov 2013 // 7:30 AM

New Zealand sludge titan Beastwars has had a pretty damn good year all round.

Beastwars - "Rivermen" (stream) (PopMatters Premiere)
17 Apr 2013 // 11:45 PM

Blood Becomes Fire, the sophomore release from New Zealand's Beastwars, is released on Destroy Records on 19 April, and PopMatters is proud to debut the churning death-march track, "Rivermen".

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Indie Horror Month 2015: 'Dark Echo'

// Moving Pixels

"Dark Echo drops you into a pitch back maze and then renders your core tools of navigation into something quite life threatening.

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