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The Best Metal of 2016

The Best Metal of 2016

By Adrien Begrand

2 Dec 2016 // 1:00 AM

Adrien Begrand celebrates the best heavy metal of the year in all of its thrilling diversity....

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Ready For "Change": Cindy Wilson Talks Upcoming Album, Stage Show, and New Collaborators

By Jedd Beaudoin

1 Dec 2016 // 6:11 AM

Ryan Monahan had no idea that taking a birthday party gig would change his musical life. Neither did the B-52's Cindy Wilson, who tapped the musician to help her create her first-ever solo release. ...

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//News

Rapper YG Reflects on His Prescient Song About 2016 Vote and the Nation's Future>

For weeks leading up to the election, YG and Nipsey Hussle’s single, “FDT", was a warning shot at a candidate whom many in the hip-hop community saw as a racist demagogue....

Jukebox the Ghost Will Chat Live with PopMatters on Facebook>

Caetano Veloso and the Poetry of Protest>

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry, Singing Their Way Across America>

//Events

Grunge Fans Pay Homage to Temple of the Dog in San Francisco>

It’s moments like these where music fans can rightfully feel genuine hope for humanity at a time when the world seems to be going mad....

Phish and the Spiders From Mars Take Las Vegas>

BBC Music Presents: Sundara Karma + Izzy Bizu (Photos)>

Dua Lipa Records MTV 'Setlist' Performance for Small, Rapturous Audience (Photos)>

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