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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – June 2016

At the very beginning of this month, Stereogum ran a Band To Watch feature on the progressive metal band Astronoid. Black Market contributor/editor emeritus Michael…
Doug Moore | June 30, 2016 - 11:43 am

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

More Sivyj Yar stories

Stream Jassa Lights In The Howling Wilderness

Jassa's Lights In The Howling Wilderness is one of the most awesome and unusual black metal albums you'll hear in 2016. On the one hand,…
Wyatt Marshall | November 10, 2016 - 12:05 pm

Sivyj Yar – “The Unmourned Past” (Stereogum Premiere)

Russia's Sivyj Yar have consistently put out some of the best atmospheric black metal albums of recent vintage, releasing beauties annually for the past three…
Wyatt Marshall | June 21, 2016 - 1:20 pm

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

Stream Sivyj Yar Burial Shrouds (Stereogum Premiere)

We regularly feature metal from all over the world on our monthly metal column, The Black Market, ranking songs by bands from Finland next to…
Wyatt Marshall | September 2, 2015 - 9:52 am

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

The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – December 2013

In the essay that preceded our list of 2013's 50 Best Metal Albums, I said -- with some emphasis -- that in my opinion, we…
Michael Nelson | December 30, 2013 - 2:20 pm

List

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – May 2013

May has been a pretty intense month around here. Memorial Day Weekend brought Maryland Death Fest to Baltimore, and attendance was mandatory for any metalhead…
Michael Nelson | May 31, 2013 - 2:06 pm