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MetalMatters: The Best Metal Albums of February 2024

MetalMatters: The Best Metal Albums of February 2024

In best metal albums, Spectral Voice craft soul-wrenching death/doom, Borknagar’s unique blend remains relevant, and Darkspace dare us to stare into the abyss.

The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2021

The 20 Best Metal Albums of 2021

We are lucky to have received such an excellent bunch of records under what has been an incredibly stressful year. These are the 20 best metal albums of 2021.

MetalMatters: The Best New Heavy Albums of August 2021

MetalMatters: The Best New Heavy Albums of August 2021

Normally, August is regarded as a slow month when it comes to new music. But this August dropped an abundance of metal, spreading across the spectrum.

From the Enterprise to the Discovery: The Decline and Fall of Utopian Technology and the Liberal Dream

From the Enterprise to the Discovery: The Decline and Fall of Utopian Technology and the Liberal Dream

Sci-fi TV such as Star Trek and Doctor Who have more in common with Harry Potter’s wand-waving than Gene Roddenberry’s techno-utopian dream.

‘The Space Between the Stars’ Is a Stellar Debut

‘The Space Between the Stars’ Is a Stellar Debut

Combining meditations on faith and science with a ragtag band of dystopia survivors, The Space Between the Stars entertains and asks important questions.

The Ghost of Modernity in Miyazaki’s Kiki’s Delivery Service

PopMatters’ 2014 Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

PopMatters’ 2014 Fall TV Preview: Tuesdays

PopMatters takes a look at Fall 2014's new Tuesday shows that will be competing against TV’s highest-rated series.

If at First You Don’t Succeed, Failure May Be Your Style: ‘The Queer Art of Failure’