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We are living in the era of the out-of-nowhere return, and it looks like Cannibal Ox is next in line. In 2001, the New York rap duo released The Cold Vein, an album of dense and evocative and haunted…   Read Story »
I saw El-P perform live for the first time in 2013. The stage, situated under the I-65 overpass at Louisville, Kentucky's Forecastle festival, sat a stone's throw from both the Ohio River and a…   Read Story »
It's been 13 years since the New York indie-rap duo released their instant-classic debut album The Cold Vein, and they haven't dropped anything since. But Can Ox are back together now, and after…   Read Story »
I should have seen the warning signs from the jump: duo with one classic album and a decade of rumors and unfruitful false starts on a follow-up reunite for a show with sketchy promotion and no sign…   Read Story »
The one proper album released by Cannibal Ox -- 2001's The Cold Vein -- stands as one of the best hip-hop albums of the aughts, and maybe the best album ever released on El-P's Definitive Jux label.…   Read Story »