Thursday, December 6 2012
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.
Thursday, December 17 2009
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2009, highlighted by a bevy of American indie rock juggernauts, the return of a hip-hop master, and a couple of the finest voices on the planet.
Thursday, December 10 2009
It seems every year I say it, but this year it's truer than ever: this was one hell of a year for metal. If you think the Mastodon record is good (which it is) just wait 'til you hear this list’s top three.
Tuesday, October 13 2009
With four landmark albums this decade alone, Converge has saved its best work for last. Vocalist Jacob Bannon talks with PopMatters about his music, his art, and his insanely talented band.
Monday, December 10 2012
Converge’s All We Love We Leave Behind European Tour lands itself in Dublin’s the Button Factory to heat up a frosty Friday night in November.
Thursday, October 25 2012
All We Love We Leave Behind is proof positive that the incandescent flame of Converge's fury is fully under their direct control.
Monday, December 7 2009
Mastodon did a great rendition of Crack the Skye, but seemed less interested when they got to their older material. Dethklok, on the other hand, was surprisingly intense as well as fun.
Wednesday, October 21 2009
Fittingly, the Massachusetts band caps off the decade with their best album to date.
Monday, December 11 2006
Yet another reminder of just how scarily talented this band is.