The Best Metal Albums of the 21st Century

The best in heavy since the turn of the millennium.


Agalloch break up

Agalloch have broken up. After 20 years, the Portland post-metal band announced via Facebook that…

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10 Essential Post-Black Metal Albums

10 millennial masterpieces of atmospheric, dense and artful metal.

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Treble’s Top 100 Metal Albums

It finally happened; we assemble our list of what we consider the best metal albums of all-time.

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New Releases: 5/13

New albums by Swans, The Pains of Being Pure at Heart, Agalloch out today.

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Agalloch : The Serpent & The Sphere

The Portland black metallers continue to widen their scope while tightening up their sound.

Agalloch Serpent Sphere

Stream the new Agalloch album, The Serpent & The Sphere

Portland black metal outfit’s latest streaming a week before it’s out.

Agalloch Serpent Sphere

Agalloch reveal details of The Serpent & the Sphere

Portland black metal outfit’s latest out in May.

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Listen: New Agalloch track, “Celestial Effigy”

The first taste of The Serpent and the Sphere, now streaming.


Agalloch announce new album

Band’s fifth album due in May.

10 Essential Winter Albums

10 Essential Winter Albums

10 Albums for the coldest of seasons.

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10 Ambiguous Album Covers

The illusory, the surreal and the confusing.

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The 90 Minute Guide: Metal, Part Two

The second half of our epic journey through all things heavy.

Album of the Week Mix: 2011, Vol. 1

Album of the Week Mix: 2011, Vol. 1

Featuring Destroyer, Cut Copy, Iron & Wine and PJ Harvey.

Agalloch : Marrow of the Spirit

Balancing extreme power with delicate beauty.