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2016 In Review

The 40 Best Metal Albums Of 2016

Let's just put this out there: Metal had a pretty bad 2016. Maybe this is specific to my country, America, which also had a pretty…
Michael Nelson | December 14, 2016 - 10:20 am

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

2016 In Review

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016

This has been such a bullshit year. We've seen gun massacres. We've seen wild political turmoil across the world. We've seen countless icons, musical and…
Stereogum | December 1, 2016 - 9:30 am

More Cobalt stories

2016 In Review

Stereogum’s 100 Favorite Songs Of 2016

Is anything more personal than a favorite song? Even with our thinking caps on, we all experience music through unrelentingly individual ears. When evaluating entire…
Stereogum | December 6, 2016 - 10:00 am

Angel Olsen, Explosions In The Sky, & More Made Basilica SoundScape 2016 An Idyllic, Otherworldly Festival

Basilica SoundScape is an outlier. It's sort of a festival, I guess? But it doesn't feel anything like what that term would stereotypically suggest in…
Ryan Leas | September 19, 2016 - 1:32 pm

The 50 Best Albums Of 2016 So Far

Veep, quite possibly the best show on TV right now, depicts a culture of Washington aides chained to their phones, sent scrambling to come up…
Stereogum | June 15, 2016 - 10:30 am

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Cobalt Slow Forever

You know that feeling where you're absolutely pissed off and you're enjoying it way too much? It's a toxic feeling, all that roiling wrath turning…
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2016 - 11:10 am

Sounding Board

Beast Mode: Metal’s Evolution From Caveman To Cobalt

Stereogum is premiering a new Cobalt song today, called "Final Will," from the band's upcoming fourth album, Slow Forever. Listen to it at the bottom
Michael Nelson | March 3, 2016 - 11:40 am

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – February 2016

Earlier this month, the Wall Street Journal ran a piece called "The Weird Global Appeal Of Heavy Metal." The article provides a brief but well-researched…
Doug Moore | February 29, 2016 - 1:51 pm

Cobalt – “Beast Whip”

In 2009, the Colorado-based duo Cobalt released their third LP, Gin -- one of the 10 best metal albums of the last decade, as far…
Michael Nelson | February 9, 2016 - 2:09 pm

Man’s Gin – “Inspiration” (Stereogum Premiere)

Erik Wunder is probably best known as the instrumental genius behind Colorado-born black-metal duo Cobalt, whose now-decade-old career has produced three increasingly brilliant LPs that…
Michael Nelson | May 16, 2013 - 2:01 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel No. 4

I included the longstanding occult black metal group Nightbringer's Apocalypse Sun on the list of my 10 Most Anticipated Albums Of 2010 (scroll all the…
Brandon Stosuy | January 8, 2010 - 11:18 am

Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel: The 30 Best Metal Albums Of 2009 (Plus Dozens Of Guest Lists)

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…
Brandon Stosuy | December 19, 2009 - 6:41 pm