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The third album from black metal supergroup Twilight would have been noteworthy even if it didn't feature the contributions of new member Thurston Moore. In every incarnation, the band's…   Read Story »
This year brought the inaugural Cassette Store Day, celebrating the cassette-only (or cassette-mostly) subcultures that have sprung up in numerous indie undergrounds. The cassette thing has been…   Read Story »
When I was editor at Invisible Oranges, we covered the inaugural performance of something called Wrekmeister Harmonies -- an ambitious and artsy project that combined avant-garde film with live music…   Read Story »
Last year, following three albums and two EPs that increasingly and relentlessly strained against the boundaries of black metal, Blake Judd's ongoing project Nachtmystium delivered Silencing Machine,…   Read Story »
About a year and a half ago -- in January 2011 -- black-metal musician and tattoo artist Jef Whitehead was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting his then-girlfriend. The alleged details, as…   Read Story »
Tombs' Path Of Totality topped my list of the Top 26 Metal Albums Of 2011 So Far. I was curious what sort of personal soundtrack went into that muscular, violent, surprisingly delicate and detailed…   Read Story »
A lot's changed since the last Twilight album. For starters, there are those pesky teenage vampire movies of the same name. I asked new Twilight member Stavros about them a few months ago: "This is a…   Read Story »
I included the longstanding occult black metal group Nightbringer's Apocalypse Sun on the list of my 10 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010 (scroll all the way to the end). I've heard a few complex,…   Read Story »