Shining
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//Features

The Best Metal Albums of 2013
26 Dec 2013 // 7:58 PM

Bands across metal's subgenres reached their full potential, be they acts coming into their own, making crowd-pleasing comebacks, or even bowing out at the top of their game.

The Best Metal Albums of 2007
16 Dec 2007 // 3:00 PM

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.

//Columns

The Best Metal Albums of 2010
23 Dec 2010 // 3:00 PM

In the end, the metal world honored the memory of Ronnie James Dio in the coolest possible way: by making this the best year for new music the genre has seen in a very long time.

//Reviews

Shining: One One One
22 May 2013 // 5:06 PM

Shining have followed up its career-defining masterwork, Blackjazz, with the exuberant One One One, which takes its unparalleled sonic and places it within the framework of the pop album.

Shining: Live-Blackjazz
26 Jan 2012 // 3:00 PM

Live-Blackjazz is a breathtaking display of barely controlled chaos, and an awe-inspiring example of nonconformist and genuinely rebellious fusion.

//Blogs

Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

// Short Ends and Leader

"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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