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In our May Premature Evaluation of Deafheaven's Sunbather, I compared the album to Agalloch's 2010 LP, Marrow Of The Spirit. In my opinion, Marrow is the best metal album of the millennium (so far),…   Read Story »
I've already written a whole lot about New Hampshire post-black metal band Vattnet Viskar's debut album, Sky Swallower, here and here and elsewhere; I think it's a great album, and a fucking…   Read Story »
New Hampshire post-black metal band Vattnet Viskar have already premiered two tracks from their terrific new LP, Sky Swallower: "Fog Of Apathy" and "Mythos," the latter of which debuted just last…   Read Story »
This week there was something strange and new from Jane's Addiction, Drake released the anti-"Started From The Bottom," and Ryan Hemsworth laid A$AP Rocky over a tweaked out version of Britney…   Read Story »
In July's Black Market comments, I talked a little bit about how Vattnet Viskar's forthcoming debut LP, Sky Swallower -- which I love, and wrote about a whole lot here -- is not ideally suited to the…   Read Story »
I was in high school the first time I saw Carcass live, in 1992, on the Gods Of Grind Tour, when they were playing American clubs with Entombed, Cathedral, and Confessor. Carcass were touring behind…   Read Story »
New Hampshire's Vattnet Viskar were the only metal act to make our list of 2012's Best New Bands, a spot awarded to them based on the combined strength of their 3-song debut EP, released via…   Read Story »
Stereogum's recaps and photos from SXSW continue... Encrust @ Mohawk Outdoor (PITCHFORK/SHOW NO MERCY), 12:30PM The Show No Mercy showcase at House Of Vans (aka Mohawk) started early. Like,…   Read Story »
When in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to select the rising bands which have connected them, someone wrote a long time ago. Or, something close to that. Here's what…   Read Story »