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At next Sunday's Grammy Awards, some past-their-prime act (choose from: Anthrax, Dream Theatre, Black Sabbath, Volbeat, and Killswitch Engage) will take home the award for Best Heavy Metal…   Read Story »
In our May Premature Evaluation of Deafheaven's Sunbather, I compared the album to Agalloch's 2010 LP, Marrow Of The Spirit. In my opinion, Marrow is the best metal album of the millennium (so far),…   Read Story »
Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big warm-weather crossover hits were soft and breezy and…   Read Story »
The incredible Norwegian black 'n' roll maniacs Kvelertak are about to head out on a North American tour with Oakland-based pirates/rock gods High On Fire, and they've appropriately dropped a new…   Read Story »
Norwegian black 'n' rollers Kvelertak recently announced a monster North American tour with the almighty High On Fire, and in conjunction with that announcement, they've released a new video for a…   Read Story »
In its 12th year, Øya Festival brought another diverse set of artists to Oslo's Medieval Park over four days last week. Among the performers were Blur, the Knife, Kraftwerk, Kendrick Lamar, Slayer,…   Read Story »
Words like "party metal," and "beer metal" come to mind when talking about Kvelertak, Norway's black 'n' roll export, but a more accurate descriptor would be "sweat metal." Or, if we we're really…   Read Story »
You know this was a good week for music videos when 4Minute made a K-pop video with dancing zombies in it, one where they fight the dancing zombies by spraying hairspray at them, and it didn't even…   Read Story »
Like Bad Company and Minor Threat before them, balls-out Norwegian metal ragers Kvelertak have named an absolutely kickass song after the band itself -- an always-appreciated way of laying out…   Read Story »
We've written a lot about Kvelertak over the last month or so -- Tom named their new album, Meir, Album Of The Week a couple weeks back, and I shared some of my thoughts on it here, when we streamed…   Read Story »