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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

2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – October 2015

Near the beginning of October, the great prog-sludge act Giant Squid announced that they were terminating their 12-plus-year career with an indefinite hiatus. Though Giant…
Doug Moore | October 30, 2015 - 11:45 am

More Panopticon stories

Stream Panopticon The Scars Of Man On The Once Nameless Wilderness (I And II)

If you were gonna write a Great Jones Street-esque postmodern novel about an American black metal artist, you could do worse than to base your…
Michael Nelson | April 5, 2018 - 2:07 pm

2015 In Review

Stereogum’s 80 Favorite Songs Of 2015

One of music's finest qualities is that, for all its unifying power, it strikes different people in radically different ways. There is value in recognizing…
Stereogum | December 9, 2015 - 11:51 am

Panopticon – “Autumn Eternal”

Panopticon mastermind Austin Lunn relocated from Louisville to Minnesota last year (to open up a Bathory-inspired brewery!), a transition that can be mapped in the…
Michael Nelson | September 14, 2015 - 12:26 pm

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – June 2014

Last week, Grantland published a thoughtful, compelling piece by Steven Hyden titled "The Sad But True Fate Of Pop-Metal." In his essay, Hyden used the…
Michael Nelson | June 30, 2014 - 12:23 pm

Panopticon – “Chase The Grain” (Stereogum Premiere)

There's nothing else in the world that sounds like the music of Panopticon, the seven-year-old project of Louisville, Kentucky's Austin "Lundr" Lunn (formerly of Anagnorisis,…
Michael Nelson | June 4, 2014 - 2:30 pm