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Oranssi Pazuzu Farmakaloginen review

Oranssi Pazuzu : Farmakologinen

Finnish art-metal troupe pursues a short path of psychedelic delights.

Crypt Rot Embryonic Devils review

Crypt Rot : Embryonic Devils

Death metal and campy horror: A match made in hell.

psychic hit solutio review

Royal Thunder : Wick

The Georgia hard rock band’s first for Spinefarm is more of a slow-burner.

best stoner rock albums

10 Essential Stoner Rock Albums

The most potent highs in the heaviest of rock.

Ghost Bath : Starmourner

Once-controversial metalgazers progress while showing there’s still growth ahead.

Valborg Endstrand

Valborg : Endstrand

German post-punk metalheads conjure a fun, evil hybrid.

Artificial Brain Infrared Horizon review

Artificial Brain : Infrared Horizon

Technical death metal troupe evade cliches while delivering a more accessible effort.

The Body tour dates

The Body announce West Coast tour dates

Sludge duo lines up more dates.

Neurosis new album

Neurosis announce tour with Converge

Sludge metal icons team up with hardcore legends.

Khemmis Shadow of the Horns

Shadow of the Horns: Breaking the hipster barrier

“Hipster metal” is a meaningless term, though its application isn’t entirely unwarranted.

Venenum Trance of Death review

Venenum : Trance of Death

German death metal troupe offers something alien, exploratory and exciting.

Wear Your Wounds WYW review

Wear Your Wounds : WYW

Converge’s Jacob Bannon steps out on his own with a solo work of dark, atmospheric sounds.

gojira fortitude review

Mastodon : Emperor of Sand

Atlanta metal heroes’ latest feels more abstract than usual.

Thou announces summer tour with False, Cloud Rat, Moloch

The DIY metal tour of the summer has arrived.

codeine dessau review

Planning For Burial : Below the House

The long-running experimental metal project finds new space between accessibility and abstraction.

Pallbearer tour dates

Pallbearer announce more spring tour dates

Arkansas doom metal outfit add more North American dates.

Pallbearer Heartless new track Thorns

Stream the new Pallbearer album, Heartlesss

Hear our new Album of the Week.

Woe hope Attrition review

Woe : Hope Attrition

The Philadelphia black metal band makes a powerful black metal statement with melody and political anger.