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The Black Market

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

More Windhand stories

Windhand – “Diablerie”

Windhand’s particular brand of doom metal is reflective. On their impending full-length Eternal Return, the Richmond four-piece obsesses over the journey of life into death…
Gil Green | September 5, 2018 - 11:23 am

Windhand – “Grey Garden” Video

Windhand’s new album Eternal Return was mostly written in the winter, and it’s pretty apparent upon listening on the slow burner "Grey Garden." Although the…
Sara Nuta | August 1, 2018 - 10:54 am

Windhand – “Three Sisters”

This is a great morning for slow, heavy, extremely long new songs. We've already heard Anna Von Hausswolff's 12-minute "The Truth, The Glow, The Fall."
Tom Breihan | February 12, 2018 - 10:55 am

Windhand – “Old Evil” Video

We last heard from the crushingly heavy Richmond doom metal band Windhand when they released their 2015 album Grief's Infernal Flower. Next year, the band…
Tom Breihan | December 6, 2017 - 11:22 am

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