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The Best New Artists of 2022

The Best New Artists of 2022

The best new artists of 2022 are pushing boundaries as popular music becomes less genre-focused. They are forging new identities and moving music forward.

The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2022

The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2022

This has proved a fantastic year for extreme music and metal, and the new wave is masterfully progressing. These are the best metal albums of 2022.

MetalMatters: The Best Heavy Metal Albums of July 2022

MetalMatters: The Best Heavy Metal Albums of July 2022

In the best heavy metal of July, Ashenspire’s weaponized avant-garde black metal thrills while Chat Pile relish reality with noise, sludge, and no wave applications.

Noise Rockers Chat Pile Mine the Depths of Human Misery (Without Being Miserable)

Noise Rockers Chat Pile Mine the Depths of Human Misery (Without Being Miserable)

Chat Pile’s full-length debut God’s Country is a grim yet thrilling soundtrack to American decline, drawing on heavy traditions from nu-metal to slasher films.