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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – April 2015

As it does every year, the month of April brought with it Record Store Day. And this year, as you might have heard, Record Store Day's best-selling item was not a record at all, but a cassette: a lovingly detailed replica of Metallica's 1982 demo, No Life 'Til Leather. That was the demo that landed… More »

By: Michael Nelson / April 30, 2015 - 12:15 pm

In Memoriam: Bands We Lost In 2011

In September we toasted the best new bands of 2011. Bright futures for those guys! But come this time of year it's also important to remember the musical groups who called it a day. Some of these acts were taken from us before their time, while others imploded due to overwhelming apathy. Herewith our look… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / December 26, 2011 - 11:05 am

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 to Dragged Into Sunlight's Hatred For Mankind quite a bit, but since it has an original release date of '09 before Prosthetic's 2011 reissue, I didn't include that either. O… More »

By: brandon / June 28, 2011 - 9:48 am

Maruta – “Solace Through Self Annihilation” (Stereogum Premiere)

Earlier this week Maruta vocalist Mitchell Luna passed along a copy of his band's sophomore album Forward Into Regression, a blistering 16-song, 30-minute collection of heady, technical Miami death/punk-inflected grindcore. Since 2008's In Narcosis they've added a bassist, which gives guitarist Eduardo Borja more space and freedom to go off/crazy. As far as other shakeups,… More »

By: brandon / February 25, 2011 - 2:38 pm