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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.

Annihilations Return: Locrian, and the Beauty in Decay
19 Jun 2013 // 6:30 PM

Many bands aim to evoke the feel of humanity's end, but few bring portentous visions of decay quite like experimental/avant-metal trio Locrian.


Locrian: Infinite Dissolution
15 Sep 2015 // 9:05 PM

Locrian can branch out while still laying it on thick. In other words, they can have it both ways.

Locrian: Return to Annihilation
4 Aug 2013 // 6:05 PM

Metal/noise/ambient trio crafts their most accessible, and maybe most powerful, apocalypse to date.

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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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