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2015 In Review

The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2015

If we're just talking about the music -- and isn't that, like, the thing we're talking about here? -- then 2015 was a great year…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2015 - 10:20 am

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – September 2015

A few weeks back, I came across the following YouTube video. It's an 8-bit, early video game-style rendition of "Chapel Of Ghouls," one of death-metal…
Doug Moore | September 30, 2015 - 12:14 pm

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The 50 Best Metal Albums Of 2013

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…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2013 - 10:33 am

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Hammers Of Misfortune – “Sea Of Heroes” (Stereogum Premiere)

Hammers Of Misfortune are the principal songwriting concern of San Francisco-based guitarist John Cobbett. At this point in his career, Cobbett's probably better known for…
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VHÖL – “Dispatch”

Last week, Adult Swim kicked off this summer's Adult Swim Singles Series with "Dose," a new Chicago footwork track from DJ Paypal, DJ Earl, and…
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The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – September 2015

A few weeks back, I came across the following YouTube video. It's an 8-bit, early video game-style rendition of "Chapel Of Ghouls," one of death-metal…
Doug Moore | September 30, 2015 - 12:14 pm

VHÖL – “Illuminate” (Stereogum Premiere)

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
Michael Nelson | March 18, 2013 - 2:27 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – February 2013

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,…
Michael Nelson | February 27, 2013 - 1:32 pm