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20 Most Anticipated Albums of Winter/Spring 2023

The albums to watch in the early half of the year


Metallica announce new album, 72 Seasons

Plus 2023 tour dates announced

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The Cue Sheet Podcast, Episode 10: The Best Musical Moments of Stranger Things

We survey four seasons of ’80s anthems on the Netflix sci-fi/horror series

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The 150 Best Albums of the 1980s

A look back at one of the greatest decades of musical innovation.

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Shadow of the Horns: Who has the best discography in metal?

Which is the best album-for-album band in all of metal?

The Worst Song Podcast

The Worst Song: Heavy Metal

Black Metal, Death Metal, Doom, Crust and…Nu? There’s a lot of metal out there in…

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The 10 Best Reissues of 2018

After the best new music of the year, the best classic material to achieve new life.

Austin City Limits 2018 festival

Paul McCartney, Metallica, The National top Austin City Limits lineup

Plus Chvrches, Deftones, Janelle Monáe, Father John Misty and more.

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Metallica announces North American tour dates

The WorldWired Tour continues into 2019.

Metallica Master of Puppets reissue

Metallica announces massive Master of Puppets box set

Three LPs, 10 CDs, two DVDs and a cassette.

Metallica, Gorillaz, The Who announced for Outside Lands 2017

Plus Queens of the Stone Age, A Tribe Called Quest, Solange, Future Islands.

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10 Essential Album Trilogies

Legendary albums come in threes.

Metallica : Hardwired…to Self Destruct

The metal heroes’ new album is their best in 30 years, for whatever that’s worth.

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.

Cassette Resurgence

Retro-Futurism: Are cassettes still a thing?

Ahead of Record Store Day, a long look at the tape’s return.