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Features

Tuesday, December 16 2008

The Best Metal Albums of 2008

It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norweigian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.


Columns

Tuesday, December 9 2008

The Best Metal Albums of 2008

It was a stellar year for metal, and an eclectic year, too: Norwegian prog-metal, goth-infused death metal, Swedish thrash, black metal, and stoner rock all make the list.


Reviews

Monday, April 23 2012

Torche: Harmonicraft

In which the brawny but somewhat clinical roil of Miami's hardest-rocking export becomes a rousing, universal sprint.


Thursday, October 14 2010

Torche: Songs for Singles

Miami trio compiles a stopgap of savvy scorchers. They are as tectonically heavy as they are brief, which probably bars them from the radio, but makes them better pop. Go figure.


Wednesday, June 11 2008

Torche: Meanderthal

Summery pop melodies, crushing stoner rock... what could be better?


Tuesday, July 12 2005

Torche: Torche

On their fiery debut album, Miami's Torche explore the sunnier side of stoner rock.


Blogs

Wednesday, April 24 2013

Sunny Day Metal from Torche, "Snakes Are Charmed"

When I talk about metal music I don't typically make reference to terms like "optimism", "hope" or "sunny afternoons". But just as other genres have their emotional orientations, metal too can offer a spectrum of perspectives -- even if not as often.


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