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Welcome to the Black Market, a new space at Stereogum dedicated to talking about and listening to heavy music. By "heavy music" I mean metal, mostly, although that word is vague and meaningless…   Read Story »
Here lies our documentation of Thursday in Austin. For more, check our list of 32 Must See Bands this week, and our coverage from Wednesday. (That's Zola Jesus above, by Ryan Muir.) Click on:…   Read Story »
We'll be in Austin in a couple weeks. Nobody likes a lazy non-contributor, so we've teamed up with one of our favorite labels Sacred Bones and one of Austin's greatest institutions Chaos In Tejas to…   Read Story »
Our first couple days in Oslo were all about wandering and seeing as much as possible, but Friday involved staying put in a single venue for most of the night. The festival organizers asked us to…   Read Story »
In this installment I intentionally paired two longstanding bands who've shifted their approach/sound significantly during the course of their careers, not always to their fans' approval. Katatonia…   Read Story »
Next month Stereogum heads to Oslo to present a night of music at by:Larm. Unlike the Stateside festivals we attend, by:Larm is stocked entirely with Scandinavian acts (for their purposes, Iceland,…   Read Story »