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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – July 2015

If you read the Black Market regularly, you will no doubt be shocked -- shocked! -- to hear the following: July was a fucking crazy…
Doug Moore | July 31, 2015 - 1:47 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – September 2014

In July's Black Market, I wrote a long essay on the ways in which metal bands catfish their fans, and in that piece, I mentioned…
Michael Nelson | September 30, 2014 - 2:01 pm


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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Windhand – “Two Urns” Video

Halloween-themed music videos are some of the best music videos, and the new one from Richmond, Virginia doom-metallers Windhand is a good one. The clip…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2015 - 1:19 pm

Stream Windhand Grief’s Infernal Flower

Grief's Infernal Flower, the new album from the Richmond, Virginia band Windhand, is a crushingly slow and heavy doom-metal opus. But in the midst of…
Tom Breihan | September 10, 2015 - 10:58 am

Windhand – “Hyperion”

Richmond, Virginia doom metallers Windhand are about to follow up their great 2013 album Soma with a new one called Grief's Infernal Flower, and we've…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2015 - 1:45 pm

Windhand – “Crypt Key” Video

Richmond, Virginia doom-metallers Windhand recently announced plans to follow up their great 2013 album Soma with a new one called Grief's Infernal Flower. We've heard…
Tom Breihan | August 5, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Windhand – “Two Urns”

A couple weeks ago, Richmond, VA's Windhand announced the details of their Jack Endino-produced third LP, Grief's Infernal Flower, which follows their awesome 2013 record,…
Michael Nelson | July 7, 2015 - 1:27 pm

Watch A Teaser For Windhand’s New Album Grief’s Infernal Flower

Windhand have announced the details behind their third album, the follow-up to 2013's Soma, which landed on our best album and best metal album lists…
James Rettig | June 23, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Dorthia Cottrell – “Oak Grove”

Dorthia Cottrell is the singer of Windhand, the great Richmond, Virginia doom metal band; their album Soma was an Album Of The Week in 2013.
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2015 - 12:49 pm

Dorthia Cottrell – “Kneeler” (Stereogum Premiere)

As Windhand's frontwoman, Dorthia Cottrell is one of the most powerful vocalists in doom metal today, maybe the most powerful (she's up against some stiff…
Michael Nelson | January 14, 2015 - 12:06 pm

Dorthia Cottrell – “Gold”

I feel like every stoner-doom band's frontperson has a dusty, folky Americana album somewhere in them, waiting to come out. YOB's Mike Scheidt dropped his…
Michael Nelson | December 10, 2014 - 12:22 pm

Windhand – “Forest Clouds”

Windhand were responsible for two of 2013's best metal releases: their split with fellow Richmond sludge/doom band Cough, as well as their own sophomore LP,…
Michael Nelson | September 24, 2014 - 2:49 pm

Windhand – “Orchard” Video

Last year, the great Richmond, VA doom band Windhand released their outstanding sophomore LP, Soma, which opened with the crushing-yet-catchy single "Orchard," probably the album's…
Michael Nelson | August 14, 2014 - 2:41 pm


The 50 Best Albums Of 2013

Earlier this year, New York Times pop critic Jon Caramanica wrote a piece about pop's Summer Of Smooth, about how many of this year's big…
Stereogum | December 3, 2013 - 10:58 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Windhand Soma

The fourth song on Soma, the new album from the Richmond, Virginia doom metal band Windhand, is a quiet psych-folk lullaby called "Evergreen." It's a…
Tom Breihan | September 17, 2013 - 4:37 pm

Photos: Windhand @ St. Vitus, Brooklyn, NY 9/6/13

If you read our August edition of the Black Market you might remember seeing Windhand in the No. 1 spot. With good reason, too --…
Miles Bowe | September 9, 2013 - 6:09 pm

Stream Windhand Soma

Lately, our own Michael has been repping heavily for Windhand, a doom metal band from Richmond, Virginia, and for their massive new album Soma. Michael…
Tom Breihan | September 3, 2013 - 4:30 pm


The Black Market: The Month In Metal – August 2013

At the beginning of August, I drove eight or so hours -- solo -- from my home in Brooklyn to Toronto, Ontario to see At…
Michael Nelson | August 29, 2013 - 12:31 pm

Windhand – “Orchard”

I was listening to Sunbather again this morning, and as I've said since first hearing the thing, it's gonna be my No. 1 album of…
Michael Nelson | August 20, 2013 - 3:12 pm
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