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Welcome to The Black Market’s fourth year of metal-scrounging. We — that’s Michael Nelson, Wyatt Marshall, Aaron Lariviere, Ian Chainey, and me — have been recuperating since December’s 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2015 feature in preparation for another annum of wringing each other’s throats over the contents of these columns. The bruises from 2015… More »

Here in the future, we now know Andy Warhol was right about everyone getting their 15 minutes of fame, but it comes with some unexpected consequences. Benjamin Franklin taught us that time is money — therefore, time is Benjamins? — and with billions of social media profiles vying for the public’s attention, the people who… More »

If we’re just talking about the music — and isn’t that, like, the thing we’re talking about here? — then 2015 was a great year for metal. That should come as no surprise. The genre (to the the extent we can call this vast, ever-expanding universe a “genre”) has enjoyed a prolonged period of outstanding… More »

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Stream Krallice’s Surprise EP Hyperion

At the end of July, when Krallice surprise-released their fifth LP Ygg Huur -- one of the best metal albums of 2015 and by my…
Chris DeVille | January 1, 2016 - 11:30 am
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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – July 2015

If you read the Black Market regularly, you will no doubt be shocked -- shocked! -- to hear the following: July was a fucking crazy…
Doug Moore | July 31, 2015 - 1:47 pm
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Stream Krallice’s Surprise New Album Ygg Huur

Just two days ago, Black Market bro Doug Moore and I were chatting about Krallice -- he'd seen them at Brooklyn's Acheron a night earlier,…
Michael Nelson | July 30, 2015 - 12:08 pm
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Q&A: Colin Marston Of Krallice/Gorguts/Dysrhythmia On The Ins & Outs Of Engineering And The Realities Of Running A Recording Studio

It takes time to make a rock album. A lot of time. That sounds deeply obvious, but unless you've made a full-length album,…
Doug Moore | October 6, 2014 - 4:39 pm
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Krallice – IIIIIIII

First off, before we talk about this song, let me just say, if you've never seen Krallice live, and you get the chance to do…
Michael Nelson | August 1, 2012 - 11:57 am
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Dysrhythmia – “Running Towards The End” (Stereogum Premiere)

Generally speaking, my musical palate rejects any artist whose chosen subgenre somewhere includes the word "technical," but I don't see how you describe Dysrhythmia without…
Michael Nelson | July 12, 2012 - 1:50 pm
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Mick Barr – “Vohvar”

Mick Barr is the ridiculously gifted weird-metal guitarist whose shredding always sounds too mathematically assured to be the work of just one guy with one…
Tom Breihan | August 23, 2011 - 11:48 am
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Under The Influence: Krallice Diotima

This is the final Haunting The Chapel. In case you missed my earlier tweet, I accepted a position at Pitchfork, where I'll be returning as…
brandon | July 29, 2011 - 7:23 am
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Haunting The Chapel’s Top 26 Metal Albums Of 2011 So Far

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…
brandon | June 28, 2011 - 9:48 am
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Stereogum’s Top 20 Albums Of 2011 So Far

We still have plenty of time and music left in 2011, but since we're at the halfway (or so) mark, we thought it made sense…
Stereogum | June 21, 2011 - 1:11 pm
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Krallice – Diotima Premature Evaluation

In four years Krallice have managed to release three complex, hypnotic, ambitious, whirlpooling albums -- even with its four members performing in a dozen or…
stereogum | April 21, 2011 - 3:21 pm
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Krallice – “The Clearing” (Stereogum Premiere)

A lot's changed in American black metal since Krallice formed three years ago. A lot's changed for Krallice, too. Strange it's only been three years…
brandon | January 18, 2011 - 11:46 am
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White Moth – “You Texas, Dark Star” (Stereogum Premiere)

What've you been up to this summer? Chances are, not as much as R. Loren. I've already posted a couple of tracks from the Texas…
brandon | August 19, 2010 - 10:28 am

Sailors With Wax Wings – “And Clash And Clash Of Hoof And Heel” & Album Info

This "And Clash And Clash Of Hoof And Heel" video is more a teaser (or "a really elaborate song stream," to quote Jessica) than an…
brandon | August 6, 2010 - 11:57 am

Sailors With Wax Wings – “If I Should Cast Off This Tattered Coat” (Stereogum Premiere)

A few months ago I was DJing metal and noise at what was more of a sweaty dance party than a space for metal and…
brandon | July 29, 2010 - 9:41 am
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Bloody Panda – “Art Galleries” (Stereogum Premiere)

When people write about NY doom crew Bloody Panda, they usually mention those executioner masks: The sextet removed the hoods, though, and Yoshiko Ohara isn't…
brandon | May 25, 2010 - 10:54 am
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Haunting The Chapel: The 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009 (Plus Dozens Of Guest Lists)

Every year I'm tempted to -- and sometimes do -- say "this has been a great year for metal." It's a toss-away idea: If you…
brandon | December 19, 2009 - 6:41 pm
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