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Next month, adventurous Chicago psych-metal band the Atlas Moth will unleash their new album The Old Believer into the world. Early track "City Of Light" lurches haphazardly from sinister Cleopatra…   Read Story »
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 »
At ginormous festivals like Bonnaroo and Lollapalooza, it's pretty tough to craft a narrative -- when there's something like 200 bands playing over a weekend, it's next to impossible to really sew a…   Read Story »
I saw Altar Of Plagues when they played The Studio At Webster Hall in August 2010 -- it wound up being the best show I saw that year. The Irish post-black metal quartet absolutely leveled the place…   Read Story »
The Atlas Moth was one of the first bands I covered in Haunting The Chapel -- via an interview with guitarist/vocalist Stavros Giannopolous (ex-Twilight). His Chicago crew deftly molds three guitars,…   Read Story »
Chicago tri-guitar quintet the Atlas Moth, one of the first bands I covered in Haunting The Chapel, are back. It isn't exactly time for a proper full-length followup to last year's gorgeously…   Read Story »
People like arguing about Nachtmystium. (They're sort of M.I.A. for metal kids.) So far I've posted Addicts's “No Funeral” -- aka "Burzum On The Dance Floor" -- and the melancholic…   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 »
Yesterday I saw 12 metal bands before High On Fire hopped onto the outdoor stage at the Mohawk sometime around midnight to make it a perfect baker's dozen. A few of those were a lot of fun --…   Read Story »
Every year I'm tempted to -- and sometimes do -- say "this has been a great year for metal." It's a toss-away idea: If you consume the genre obsessively, every year seems sort of great, the chaff…   Read Story »