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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 »
As far as I'm concerned, Ash Borer are maybe the most exciting act in American black metal today; their 2012 Profound Lore LP, Cold Of Ages, landed at No. 6 on our list of last year's best metal…   Read Story »
Because of their Cascadian roots and tendency toward songs that rarely clock in at less than double digits, Ash Borer are often compared to Olympia, WA's Wolves In The Throne Room. But the Arcata, CA…   Read Story »
The Phoenix-born Northern California/Brooklyn-based noisemakers Servile Sect play "sci-fi influenced black metal." It's even more awesome than that sounds. The band, featuring Luke Krnkr (one half of…   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 »