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The Best Metal Albums of 2009
10 Dec 2009 // 4:00 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.


Katatonia: The Fall of Hearts
23 May 2016 // 9:30 PM

Following a stretch of stripped-down and glum releases, Katatonia hearkens back to its best albums and reinvents them with the dynamic The Fall of Hearts.

Opeth + Katatonia: 2011 October 16 - Portland
10 Nov 2011 // 4:00 PM

A surprisingly short concert for a band like Opeth, this Portland show was nonetheless a strong demonstration of how Opeth came to make an album like Heritage. This, foiled with the brutal heaviness of Katatonia, made for one fine evening of Swedish music.


Blood and Thunder: Song of Himself
2 Apr 2015 // 4:00 AM

This week in metal, Nightwish remains as grandiose as ever, and the album of the week features Norwegian teens playing surprisingly orthodox '80s thrash.

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How Röyksopp's 'Melody A.M.' Brought Electronica Into the Mainstream

// Sound Affects

"With their debut, the Norwegian duo essentially provided the everyman's guide to electronic music.

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