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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.


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.


Shining: International Blackjazz Society
26 Oct 2015 // 8:20 PM

Shining continue to thrill with their latest studio LP, even if their playbook is more predictable this time around.

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.

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The Hills Are Alive, But Nobody Else Is in 'The Happiness of the Katakuris'

// Short Ends and Leader

"Happiness of the Katakuris is one of Takashi Miike's oddest movies, and that's saying something.

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