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Underground metal doesn't soar very often anymore. It churns and wriggles and spits and seethes, and it can be really great at all these things. If you're in a bleak, heavy mood, something like…   Read Story »
Smoke drifts through the trees like a premonition. Everywhere the scent of burning pine, so sharp it stings. Tongues of flame lick at rotting timber; an inrush of wind stokes the glow on the horizon.…   Read Story »
We just posted this month's Black Market a few hours ago, which means the new song from Primordial -- which just dropped a few minutes ago -- won't be eligible for inclusion till October's column.…   Read Story »
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…   Read Story »
On their pummeling debut Indoctrine, extreme metal "supergroup" Blood Revolt sound like two different bands spliced or mashed together: We're talking proud Celtic-metal epics and murky "chaotic black…   Read Story »