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The Black Market

The Black Market: The Month In Metal – February 2014

The Black Market bros and I had a few long conversations regarding what was and wasn't appropriate for inclusion in this installment of our column.
Michael Nelson | February 26, 2014 - 11:57 am

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Pretty much everything east of the Mississippi has been brought to its knees by this unforgiving winter, especially the hellstorm that rolled in this week.
Stereogum | February 14, 2014 - 2:36 pm

Straight To Video

The Best 10 Videos Of The Week

These week we've got new videos from TV On The Radio, Cool Kids, Manchester Orchestra, Parts & Labor, and the New York Dolls, among many…
jessica | April 15, 2011 - 4:33 pm

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Hear Beach Slang, Thou, Rob Crow, & More Cover Nirvana On New Bleach Tribute

Every year for the past couple of years, Richmond punk/metal label Robot Empire have put out Nirvana tribute albums for Record Store Day. The project…
Peter Helman | April 17, 2016 - 6:54 pm

Stream Whatever Nevermind: A Tribute To Nirvana’s Nevermind

Robotic Empire has put together a second Nirvana tribute album for Record Store Day. The first one was released for last year's RSD, and had…
James Rettig | April 18, 2015 - 10:46 am

Young Widows – “King Sol” Video

Louisville post-punk trio Young Widows make videos as dark and dramatic as their grinding, hopeless songs. Their new clip for the brooding Easy Pain track…
Aaron Lindenberg | February 23, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Young Widows – “The Last Young Widow” Video (Stereogum Premiere)

Last month, Louisville post-hardcore trio Young Widows released their fourth album, the excellent Easy Pain, a howling, hammering eight-song/40-minute suite of coal-black noise/hardcore from the…
Michael Nelson | June 4, 2014 - 11:17 am

Young Widows – “The Money”

Louisville post-hardcore/noise band Young Widows' upcoming album Easy Pain is an absolute monster. If you were at Brooklyn's St. Vitus Bar on the right weekend…
Sam Behrens | April 25, 2014 - 1:45 pm

Young Widows – “King Sol”

Last month, Young Widows' released "Kerosene Girl," the first single off their upcoming third album, Easy Pain, and instantly one of the year's best songs.
Michael Nelson | March 25, 2014 - 1:10 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Pretty much everything east of the Mississippi has been brought to its knees by this unforgiving winter, especially the hellstorm that rolled in this week.
Stereogum | February 14, 2014 - 2:36 pm

Young Widows – “Kerosene Girl”

Last weekend, the incredible Louisville post-hardcore/noise band Young Widows played two nights at Brooklyn's St. Vitus, and on the first of those nights, they played
Michael Nelson | February 12, 2014 - 11:17 am

Young Widows – “Future Heart” Video

Our first taste of Louisville noise-rock trio Young Widow's game-changing In And Out Of Youth And Lightness came via "Future Heart," one of the album's…
Brandon Stosuy | April 14, 2011 - 3:08 pm

Young Widows – “In And Out Of Lightness”

Louisville noise-rock trio Young WidowsIn And Out Of Youth And Lightness hasn't left regular rotation since we posted "Future Heart" in mid-January. The…
Brandon Stosuy | April 7, 2011 - 4:08 pm

Haunting The Chapel

Young Widows – “Future Heart” (Stereogum Premiere)

It could be this morning's KEN mode and Trap Them listening sessions talking, but pair those knockout efforts with bluesy, sludgy Louisville trio Young Widows'
Brandon Stosuy | January 13, 2011 - 12:46 pm

SXSW 2009: Wednesday In Photos

SXSW 2009 opened with a bit of bad luck turned good: It was too foggy for our flight to land in Houston, so they re-routed…
Brandon Stosuy | March 19, 2009 - 11:22 am

New Young Widows Video – “Old Skin” (Stereogum Premiere)

Young Widows' dramatically-lit J.J. Johnstone-directed video for "Old Skin" turns a fairly straightforward performance of the track into subtly ominous theater. The song's from the…
Brandon Stosuy | February 26, 2009 - 9:43 am