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When NYC post-metal band Tombs covered David Bowie's "Heroes," they did two versions of the song: the traditional version, in which the whole song is sung in English, and "Heroes/Helden," featured in…   Read Story »
New York's Tombs are one of the most vital and beloved bands in the underground metal universe, and their bruised, heaving sound tends to transcend the subgenre distinctions that scar that landscape.…   Read Story »
Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial beginning of summer, but the songs we've chosen to send you into the holiday weekend are uniformly dark and despairing. Strand Of Oaks and DJ Dodger Stadium…   Read Story »
You know those television ads that feature the "most interesting man alive"? Well, Mike Hill might be the most interesting man making metal music today. He practices Muay Thai and Brazilian…   Read Story »
In last month's Black Market, we spent a lot of space celebrating the triumphant returns of numerous kings: Agalloch, Triptykon, Thou, Eyehategod ... even the mighty Metallica came back to us with…   Read Story »
We're almost (almost!) done reflecting on the year that was, so it's time to start taking a closer look at the year that will be. For the past several years, we've ranked our most anticipated albums.…   Read Story »
Last year, the crushing New York trio Tombs released Path Of Totality, one of the finest metal albums of the year. Tomorrow, the people at Scion AV will release a whole slew of new metal and…   Read Story »
The early onslaught of year-end best-of lists continues! The great underground metal magazine Decibel has now joined the fray, publishing its list of the 40 best metal (and, I guess, metal-ish)…   Read Story »
Tombs' Path Of Totality topped my list of the Top 26 Metal Albums Of 2011 So Far. I was curious what sort of personal soundtrack went into that muscular, violent, surprisingly delicate and detailed…   Read Story »
Before the quibbling starts: I didn't include YOB's Atma because it isn't out until August. It would be way up there. I've also been listening to Dragged Into Sunlight's Hatred For Mankind quite a…   Read Story »