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The Best Metal of 2011
25 Dec 2011 // 4:00 PM

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.


Obscura: 2 April 2012 - Dublin, Ireland
12 Apr 2012 // 6:00 PM

Obscura and their varied support of Exivious, Gorod and Spawn of Possession debut in Dublin and blind those in attendance with dazzling displays of European technical death metal intensity.

Obscura: Omnivium
17 Apr 2011 // 5:00 PM

To make technical death metal this catchy and accessible is a rare feat.

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Oz Is Not As Down Under As Everyone Thinks It Is

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"Frank L. Baum's Oz isn't in the land of Aussies, as one might think, but in a far more magical setting.

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