Shadow of the Horns

Our regular metal column, and your pipeline to darkness.

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The 10 Best Metal Albums of 2016

The greatest moments in heavy catharsis this year.

Metallica new album is maybe good?

Shadow of the Horns: OK, let’s talk about Metallica

Yeah, they might be releasing their best album in 25 years. Sure looks that way.

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Shadow of the Horns: On Psycho, FOMO and a hell of a Baroness show

A life-affirming Baroness show, festival fomo and some wishful thinking for the future.

Shadow of the Horns: Judgment Night 2016

A new permutation of a classic soundtrack and the best metal tracks of the month.

Shadow of the Horns: Overlooked Metal Albums of 2016

Last week Treble observed its annual mid-year survey, the best albums of the year so…

Shadow of the Horns: No More Heroes

This has been a pretty rough year for heroes. In January, just after his 69th…

Kylesa

Shadow of the Horns: A salute to Kylesa

On Friday afternoon, just as most of us were getting ready to start our weekend,…

Kvelertak

Shadow of the Horns: Metal is the new rock

Plus the best metal tracks of the month.

Shadow of the Horns: Obey your master

One of the most important metal albums ever turns 30, but we don’t have to repeat the script each time.

Shadow of the Horns: Opening year-end list floodgates

Now that Decibel‘s list is out, let the games begin.

Shadow of the Horns: Metal albums for Halloween

A roundup of the best metal albums for Halloween, as we get ready to carve pumpkins and summon the dark lord.

Shadow of the Horns: Life-changing metal albums

A journey through metal discovery, plus the best tracks of the month.

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Shadow of the Horns: In defense of metal crossover appeal

Metal isn’t always just for metalheads—and that’s a good thing.

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Shadow of the Horns: An interview with Lucifer

Johanna Sadonis talks about Lucifer I and the importance of a good song.

Shadow of the Horns: Hail to the Metal Gods

A trio of legends return, plus the best metal tracks of June.

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Shadow of the Horns: Psycho California recap

A look back at the weekend that destroyed.