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In July's Black Market, I wrote a long essay on the ways in which metal bands catfish their fans, and in that piece, I mentioned a number of contemporary examples of this phenomenon, including the…   Read Story »
The upcoming Night Of The Hammer is, to my ear, the weirdest thing yet released by Chris Black under his venerable Dawnbringer handle. It makes some unexpected shifts at points, particularly in…   Read Story »
Back in March, I wrote about the band High Spirits, and the man behind High Spirits, Chicago's Chris Black. Black is a prolific and versatile musician who contributes to lots of bands, most notably…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
Four years ago I suggested Dawnbringer's third album In Sickness and In Dreams had the best sounding guitars of 2006. (Can you think of any that sounded better?) Chicago multi-instrumentalist Chris…   Read Story »