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Remembering “Hipster Metal” & The Sword’s Gods Of The Earth 10 Years Later

Remember hipster metal? Beginning in about 2005, a mini-wave of hard rock and metal bands popped up, to great acclaim from magazines -- there were…
Phil Freeman | April 2, 2018 - 12:25 pm

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Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Thursday & Friday

The 10th annual 'Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean's great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of this…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm

New Sword Video – “Fire Lances Of The Ancient Hyperzephyrians” (Stereogum Premiere)

In the apocalyptic (and wordy) "Fire Lances Of The Ancient Hyperzephyrians," Sabbathian Austin quartet the Sword seem to onto something heavier than the sci-fi lyrics…
Stereogum | March 19, 2008 - 12:48 pm