Best New Releases, June 21: Sumac, Alcest, and more

Plus Kronos Quartet and friends, Aseethe, Royal Headache, Bangladeafy, and Sufjan Stevens

Sumac The Healer review

Sumac – The Healer

The metal trio reach ever closer to transcendence via blistering, sublime noise metal

Sumac documentary

Sumac debut new documentary, Six Hours 42 Minutes with SUMAC

Watch a 15-minute short film ahead of the band’s upcoming tour dates

the best post-rock albums

The 50 Best Post-Rock Albums

10 Experimental shape-shifting greats.

Sumac Keiji Haino into this Juvenile Apocalypse

Keiji Haino & Sumac : Into this juvenile apocalypse our golden blood to pour let us never

The next in a series of collaborative works between these two artists sparks their most inspired sounds yet

Sumac Keiji Haino into this Juvenile Apocalypse

Hear the 9-minute new noise-metal track from Sumac and Keiji Haino

Listen to “A shredded coiled cable within this cable sincerity could not be contained”

Sumac Keiji Haino into this Juvenile Apocalypse

Sumac and Keiji Haino announce new collaborative album, Into This Juvenile Apocalypse…

The third in their ongoing series of collaborations is out in October.

Converge best metal collaborative albums

10 Essential Metal Collaboration Albums

10 of the best team ups in heavy music in the past two decades

Sumac tour dates

Sumac announce West Coast tour

The group will make their way across the Western states in March.

Top 25 Metal Albums of 2020

The best of what was heavy in a truly trying year.

The Best Albums of October 2020

Our 15 favorite albums from the past month.

amenra de doorn review

Sumac : May You Be Held

The post-metal trio deliver an statement at once more atmospheric and colossal.

amenra de doorn review

Hear the massive title track from Sumac’s May You Be Held

On Friday, Sumac will release their new album May You Be Held via Thrill Jockey.…

The Most Anticipated Albums of Fall 2020

The 25 albums at the top of our listening list this fall.

Finding Peace of Mind in Doom Metal

A meditation on doom metal and self-care, and finding the right balance.

amenra de doorn review

Sumac share new track “The Iron Chair” from upcoming album May You Be Held

Hear the first track released from the band’s upcoming album.

amenra de doorn review

Sumac announce new album, May You Be Held

Epic new album due out in September.