Featured Locrian stories

The Black Market

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


The Black Market: The Month In Metal – May 2013

May has been a pretty intense month around here. Memorial Day Weekend brought Maryland Death Fest to Baltimore, and attendance was mandatory for any metalhead…
Michael Nelson | May 31, 2013 - 2:06 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Locrian – “Elevations And Depths” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

"Elevations And Depths" is the 10+ minute track that ends adventurous Chicago blackened noisemakers Locrian's The Crystal World, one of my favorite albums of 2010
Brandon Stosuy | April 15, 2011 - 11:55 am

More Locrian stories

Stream RLYR Delayer

Many of the greatest musical collaborations came together via blind dates: musicians who by some force physical or cosmic were put into a room together…
Pranav Trewn | June 14, 2016 - 3:55 pm

RLYR – “Reconductor”

The borders dividing metal, post-rock, noise, screamo, and/or shoegaze have grown almost imperceptible over the last few years, having reached a point now where any
Michael Nelson | May 17, 2016 - 2:00 pm

RLYR – “Slipstream Summer”

Chicago produces metal supergroups with the same frequency that most cities produce groups, period. You've got Twilight, Corrections House, and Chrome Waves, of course, but…
Michael Nelson | April 12, 2016 - 9:50 am

Locrian – “Heavy Water”

On their upcoming LP, Infinite Dissolution, Locrian are envisioning a post-apocalyptic life. As they told Noisey, the avant-garde/metal/drone band's inspiration for the album largely comes…
Misha Sesar | June 18, 2015 - 1:09 pm

The Soft Pink Truth – “Black Metal” (Venom Cover)

Drew Daniel is no stranger to unorthodox musical experiments. His main project with his partner M.C. Schmidt, Matmos, has released some of the most conceptually…
Miles Bowe | May 8, 2014 - 12:11 pm

Locrian – “Eternal Return” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Locrian placed high in last month’s Black Market with their atmospheric, drone-laden brand of black metal: "Eternal Return," the first single from their new full-length…
Elliah Heifetz | June 25, 2013 - 12:31 pm

Locrian – “Two Moons”

In last month's Black Market, we named the Locrian track "Eternal Return" the second-best new metal song to be released in May. "Eternal Return" is…
Michael Nelson | June 13, 2013 - 2:03 pm

Horseback/Locrian – “The Gift” (Stereogum Premiere)

Back in May, Chapel Hill, NC's Horseback released one of the year's most rewarding albums, Half Blood, which blends ambient black metal with rootsy Americana…
Michael Nelson | October 4, 2012 - 11:52 am

Locrian & Christoph Heemann – “Hecatomb” (Stereogum Premiere)

Chicago-based avant-garde drone trio Locrian do fine work on their own (check out their excellent 2012 release The Clearing/The Final Epoch), but they're still probably…
Michael Nelson | September 20, 2012 - 11:09 am

Locrian – “Coprolite” (Stereogum Premiere)

Chicago's Locrian are probably best known for their collaborations with Horseback and Mammifer, but the now-trio of André Foisy, Terence Hannum, and Steven Hess have…
Michael Nelson | August 7, 2012 - 3:35 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel’s Top 50 Albums Of 2010

Clichés be damned -- this really was a good year for metal. I had a harder time organizing a Top 10 in 2010 than ever…
Brandon Stosuy | December 21, 2010 - 11:58 am

Monthly Mix

Stereogum Monthly Mix: December 2010

Appropriately, and by design, the December edition of our Monthly Mix is the iciest. In the comments of the last installment Scott joked about me…
Brandon Stosuy | December 2, 2010 - 5:04 pm
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