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The Best Metal Albums of 2009
10 Dec 2009 // 3:00 PM

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.


Goatwhore: Constricting Rage of the Merciless
29 Jul 2014 // 8:05 PM

Unrelentingly pummeling and brutally oppressive, Constricting Rage of the Merciless is a thrilling ride.

Goatwhore: Blood for the Master
3 Apr 2012 // 5:00 PM

For an album firmly planted in a genre known for its heaviness and brutality, Blood for the Master is striking for its lack of power.


Blood and Thunder: Turning Blasphemy Into Fun
25 Jun 2015 // 3:30 AM

A recent gig by Black Breath and Goatwhore highlighted one of metal's most endearing qualities: how profane blasphemy can generate a feeling of positivity.

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Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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