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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 »
As I wrote when VHÖL claimed the top spot on our inaugural installment of our new heavy music feature, "The Black Market: The Month In Metal": Ludicra was one of the great metal bands of the past…   Read Story »
Welcome to the Black Market, a new space at Stereogum dedicated to talking about and listening to heavy music. By "heavy music" I mean metal, mostly, although that word is vague and meaningless…   Read Story »