Sunday, December 25 2011
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.
Sunday, December 16 2007
This is the best year for metal music we've seen in a very long time. Like other watershed years, such as 1983, 1984, and 1991, it's partially a case of artists peaking at the same time, and 2007 was no exception, unleashing a wave of superb releases from January straight through November.
Wednesday, December 12 2012
Machine Fucking Head Live is a chance for those who have either been lucky enough to see Machine Head live in recent times, to reminisce and mosh around the living room, and for those who have not been so lucky, the chance to imagine the absolute power behind one of metal's most ferocious and consistent live acts — and also mosh around the living room!
Sunday, May 20 2007
A true comeback album among the best, molten riffs and tricky melodies herald the arrival of The Blackening.
Wednesday, May 9 2007
To be completely honest, we didn't see this coming at all. But who could have?