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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 »
Early last month, Nachtmystium frontman/mastermind Blake Judd was arrested for theft. It was, perhaps, a long time coming, but just the same, for fans of the band, it was sad, upsetting news, putting…   Read Story »
My friend Justin was the one who told me Blake from Nachtmystium had been arrested on Saturday night, via text on Sunday morning: "Blake Judd in the slammer," wrote Justin. "Possession?" I texted…   Read Story »
Blake Judd -- the man behind Nachtmystium, Twilight, and Hate Meditation -- is one of American black metal's foremost innovators. The third and fourth Nacht albums, 2006's Instinct: Decay, and 2008's…   Read Story »
Last night, Black Market bro Doug Moore and I -- and about 800 other people -- squeezed into the 500-capacity Gramercy Theatre to see Carcass. It was the second-to-last show of the UK band's…   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 »
I've already written in this space that black metal, by and large, is just a thing that I don't get. The tinny guitar tones, the hummingbird-fast drum assault, the total abandonment of recognizable…   Read Story »
Chicago's Nachtmystium initially started pushing outward on the boundaries of black metal in 2006, with the expansive, psychedelic Instinct: Decay. Their sonic explorations were intensified on 2008's…   Read Story »
There area few extra videos from this week and last, since I was out of town last Friday and missed doing the roundup. This time there are new clips from Shit Robot, Chromeo, Nachtmystium, and of…   Read Story »