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Stream Batillus/Mutilation Rites Split 7″

Offering outsiders a look at what's going on in one of the louder corners of Brooklyn, practice-space cohorts (and soon-to-be tourmates) Batillus and Mutilation Rites…
Brandon Stosuy | June 21, 2011 - 12:41 pm

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“Visions Of American Black Metal”: Liturgy’s Hunter Hunt-Hendrix Responds

If you have any interest in underground metal, black or otherwise, you're aware of the uproar created by Brooklyn quartet Liturgy. Much of the disdain's…
Brandon Stosuy | June 20, 2011 - 10:27 am

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Yob – “Prepare The Ground” (Stereogum Premiere)

Oregon doom trio Yob's "comeback" fifth album The Great Cessation, the first post-Middian/Age Eternal offering under the Yob name since 2005's The Unreal Never Lived,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 15, 2011 - 10:58 am

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R.I.P. Seth Putnam

As HTC pal Kim Kelly posted over the weekend, legendary Anal Cunt frontman (and best song titler ever) Seth Putnam died of a heart attack…
Brandon Stosuy | June 13, 2011 - 2:10 pm

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Peste Noire – “Casse, Pêches, Fractures Et Traditions”

French Folk Fuck black metal punk weirdos Peste Noire's last album, the François Villon-homaging Ballade Cuntre Lo Anemi Francor, landed at No. 5 of my…
Brandon Stosuy | June 10, 2011 - 12:55 pm

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Stream Bringers Of Disease Gospel Of Pestilence

Something that gets lost in web board pissing matches and cries of false or tr00 and "Liturgy!": At its best, black metal can be an…
Brandon Stosuy | June 7, 2011 - 10:38 am

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Win Tickets To Pentagram’s Haunting The Chapel-Presented US Tour

As mentioned when posting Virginia heavy rock/metal doom legends Pentagram’s "8" from their comeback ninth studio album Last Rites, the guys are in better form…
Brandon Stosuy | June 6, 2011 - 1:33 pm

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Ulver – “England”

Since shedding his black metal skin in the mid '90s, Ulver's central force Kristoffer "Garm" Rygg has continually steered his band's sound into more expansive,…
Brandon Stosuy | June 2, 2011 - 4:15 pm

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Caïna – “Profane Inheritors” (Stereogum Premiere)

Over the past few years, 24-year-old UK musician Andrew by Andrew Curtis Brignell, aka Caïna, has put together a compellingly strange discography, one that mixes…
Brandon Stosuy | May 26, 2011 - 11:48 am

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Autopsy – “Hand Of Darkness” (Stereogum Premiere)

"Hand Of Darkness" is the opening track from Bay Area death metal pioneers Autopsy's suffocating 68+ minute "comeback" record Macabre Eternal. Call it a comeback,…
Brandon Stosuy | May 24, 2011 - 12:50 pm

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Stream Book Of Black Earth The Cold Testament (Stereogum Premiere)

Crusty Seattle blackened death quartet Book Of Black Earth have offered interesting moments in the past, but nothing as impressively sustained as The Cold Testament:…
Brandon Stosuy | May 17, 2011 - 10:33 am

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What’s The Deal With Morbid Angel 2011?

It's not clear, though fans seem to be thinking in especially critical (and pissy) terms about the Tampa crew. If you're interested in "extreme" metal,…
Brandon Stosuy | May 16, 2011 - 3:46 pm

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In Solitude – “The World, The Flesh, The Devil” (Stereogum Premiere)

In Solitude's young fox fur-wearing frontman Pelle "Hornper" Åhman doesn't slather as much facepaint as fellow satanic Swedes Ghost, but his Uppsala-based quintet's second (and…
Brandon Stosuy | May 10, 2011 - 2:03 pm

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Tombs – “To Cross The Land” (Stereogum Premiere)

Brooklyn trio Tombs is a quintessentially New York band, one that couldn't be from anywhere else. The feeling's reminiscent of Swans, the way Gira's sound…
Brandon Stosuy | May 9, 2011 - 10:41 am

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Premonition 13 (Feat. Scott “Wino” Weinrich) – “La Hechicera De La Jeringa” (Stereogum Premiere)

Doom legend, St. Vitus/Obsessed/Shrinebuilder/Hidden Hand/Place Of Skulls/Spirit Caravan/etc vocalist Scott "Wino" Weinrich, is following his 2011 solo acoustic album Adrift with 13, a plugged-in full-band…
Brandon Stosuy | May 6, 2011 - 10:40 am
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