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Sunn0))) to release new album in December

Posted by on September 30, 2015

It’s been six years since Sunn0))) released their last album, Monoliths & DimensionsI. It’s not like the band’s Stephen O”Malley and Greg Anderson have been sitting around, since they have their label Southern Lord to run, and have collaborated with Scott Walker and Ulver in the past few years. However, on December 4th, the drone […]

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All star metal band Teenage Time Killer sign with Rise Records

Posted by on December 17, 2014

Teenage Time Killer has been in the works for some time now, but the all-star project featuring Corrosion of Conformity’s Mike Dean and Reed Mullin alongside a wide-ranging cast of contributors now has a label – Rise Records. The instrumental portions of the album were recorded at Dave Grohl’s Studio 606, so it’s a given […]

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Rolling Stone turn in a surprisingly solid top 20 metal albums list

Posted by on December 11, 2014

Most of the time when Rolling Stone writes about metal, it’s done pretty dismissively or covering bands much more mainstream, like Metallica. That’s why we weren’t all that surprised then their list of the top 50 albums of 2014 only contained one metal album, Yob’s Clearing the Path to Ascend. However, they’ve pretty much atoned for that […]

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New & Noteworthy, February 4th – Fire and Ice

Posted by on February 4, 2014

This week’s list alternates between the deeply melodic and the insanely heavy. A fair amount of it comes from overseas, and nearly all of it consists of well-known acts. Dig in, because the material here is some of the best you will get in 2014!   Within Temptation, Hydra (Nuclear Blast)   The Dutch symphonic […]

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Did Richard Pryor Invent Black Metal?

Posted by on May 9, 2012

Remember The Richard Pryor Show? It’s ok if you don’t. After all, the show only lasted four episodes back in 1977. However, at a time when there were only three TV networks, the show aired on NBC in the 8pm “family” hour against mega-hits Happy Days and Laverne & Shirley. So it’s even more transgressive when watching this […]

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Porn Star, Andrew W.K. Like Metal

Posted by on December 9, 2009

If you want to read the best metal sites on the web, just look at our blogroll to the right and keep reading this one. But because there’s tons of other news and information all over the interwebs, we occasionally look at other sites. Indie rock blog Stereogum is usually pretty annoying for its trendier than […]

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