Blut Aus Nord
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The Best Metal of 2012
6 Dec 2012 // 5:14 PM

There's no doubt 2012 has been another great year for metal, with releases from veteran road dogs and fresh young bands alike providing endless roaring highs and churning, filth-ridden lows.

The Best Metal of 2011
25 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

PopMatters’ staff of metal experts present their top picks from a year that offered a standout work of Christian “progressive death metalcore”, a philosophical treatise on “Transcendent Black Metal”, and one amazing debut.


Blut Aus Nord: 777-Cosmosophy
19 Mar 2013 // 1:30 AM

Enigmatic French black metal pioneers Blut Aus Nord conclude their 777 trilogy with its most daring release yet, the deep and diverse Cosmosophy.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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