The colossal metal trio tightens up while embracing a freer sound.
Last week Treble observed its annual mid-year survey, the best albums of the year so far. And to date, that includes a lot of metal albums (of which we included Oranssi Pazuzu, Nails, Palace of Worms, Kvelertak and late-2015 entry Baroness). I didn’t think it was important to make a list of the best metal […]
Metal isn’t always a comfortable or immediate experience, but Sumac takes that feeling to an altogether more harrowing degree. Sumac moves slowly and with a heavy emphasis on noise, finding its most abrasive moments and sustaining them. They get comfortable in the moments where comfort is least prevalent, where melody is less immediate, where structure […]
New release Friday is upon us, and with it a new list of great albums dropping in our laps. Today marks the official release day of the new album by Diarrhea Planet (as seen above), which is our Album of the Week. It’s also the day we see new music from Band Of Horses, Plaid, […]
Aaron Turner has been a member of some of heavy music’s least conventional, most boundary-pushing bands of the past two decades. From the late ’90s up through their dissolution in 2010, he fronted atmospheric metal band Isis, whose fluid mixture of crushing volume and gracefully intricate instrumentation made them an influential figure in post-millennial metal. […]
On Friday afternoon, just as most of us were getting ready to start our weekend, one of contemporary metal’s most consistently enjoyable bands announced they were going on indefinite hiatus. “We have collectively decided to take a hiatus with no set date to reconvene,” read a Facebook post from the group. That’s a pretty common […]