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Stream of the Crop: 12 New Albums for Heavy Rotation
A strong Chief Keef effort and the latest from the most reliable crew of metal expressionists head up this week's list of essential releases.
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Stream Deafheaven's New LP, 'Ordinary Corrupt Human Love,' Right the Hell Now
The band's third LP is their most melodic yet. It's streaming in full this morning ahead of its release next week.
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Deafheaven's New Song "Honeycomb" Hits Like a Dang Meteorite of Emotion
The blackgaze titans give us a 12-minute epic in advance of a new album this year, their first since 2015.
North America's Most Intimate Desert Festival Isn't a Mirage
A behind-the-scenes look at FORM Arcosanti 2017 featuring Solange, Father John Misty, Omar Souleyman, and more.
Hear Chelsea Wolfe Deconstruct Youth Code's "Lost at Sea" to Benefit Planned Parenthood
Deafheaven's George Clarke features on additional screaming duties.
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Chelsea Wolfe and Deafheaven's George Clarke Make Youth Code's "Lost at Sea" Even More Terrifying
The proceeds from the remix will go to Planned Parenthood.
Antwon and Deafheaven's Kerry McCoy Are the World's Unlikeliest Emo Duo on "Changes"
The first taste of the '25th Street Sessions.'
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The 15 Albums That Will Soothe the Stress of Being Alive
Come one and all. Let us clear your mind and put a peace blanket over your hurt, broken ears.
Alcest Continue Chasing Perfection with a Stunning Japanese-Influenced New Album, 'Kodama'
Stream a new song, “Oiseaux de Proie" and read our conversation with Neige and Winterhalter, conducted outside a Stone Age cave in Germany.
We Got a Taste of "Calgary Nice" at Sled Island, an Extremely Nice Festival
Three years after the worst flood in Calgary history, the festival is healthier than ever, and the city’s close-knit music community is largely to thank.
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The First Black Metal Gig At Sydney’s Opera House: We Review Deafheaven
We salute whoever booked the Californian metal band to play Australia's most iconic music venue.
Newsflash: SXSW’s Metal Presence Is Still Pretty Goddamn Pathetic
Barring MDF putting on a miniature edition at SXSW, it might be time to say goodbye to any hopes of the festival getting metal right.