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Clichés be damned — this really was a good year for metal. I had a harder time organizing a Top 10 in 2010 than ever before. Ditto the Top 20. It was such a good year that I went overboard and shifted my usual Top 30 to a Top 50. (Sure, the different between No. More »

French (and Finnish, Japanse, etc.) avant black metal group Deathspell Omega’s fifth full-length Paracletus is their most rabid — 49 minutes of layered, technical, violent black metal. It opens in media res, closes on a quick cut/distorted fade. It also fittingly features a song called “Abscission”: Excise the choirs, clip the ambient breaks, remove silence… More »

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