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Best Metal Videos of 2010
Blood and stop-motion were the weapons of metal videos this year. Some made great uses of digital technology, and others lost themselves in the edits. Vampire nurses, blood-soaked ladies, space travel -- 2010 had it all. But it's so easy to miss a video in the myriad of premieres...
Nachtmystium Heading Out With Zoroaster, Atlas Moth for U.S. Tour Dates
Nachtmystium Heading Out With Zoroaster, Atlas Moth for U.S. Tour Dates
After playing support slots on tour after tour for the last millennium or so, Chicago-based psych/black metal band Nachtmystium will launch a major headline tour on Sept. 9 in Dekalb, Ill. Dates run through Oct. 2 in their hometown. Nachtmystium will be joined by Atlanta-based doom metal band Zoroaster, Chicago psychedelic sludge screamers the Atlas Moth and Florida doom band Dark Castle... Read M
U.S. Christmas, ‘Run Thick in the Night’ — New Album
Appalachian troubadours U.S. Christmas will be releasing 'Run Thick in the Night,' their fifth album, this fall via Neurot Recordings. The band, whose quirky name is pulled from the 1973 Sam Peckinpah film 'Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid,' peddle a "unique brand of psychedelic, high-volume blues rock," according to their bio, but the description sells U...
Lightning Swords of Death, ‘The Extra Dimensional Wound’ — Album Art of the Week
Lightning Swords of Death, ‘The Extra Dimensional Wound’ — Album Art of the Week
Mega-evil speed metal band Lightning Swords of Death releases their second full-length, 'The Extra Dimensional Wound' -- their first for Metal Blade. Gracing the cover is artwork by vocalist Farron Loathing of Farron Loathing Illustration. "This cover is a combination of graphite drawing and some digital painting," Farron told Noisecreep...
The High Confessions, ‘Chlorine and Crystal’ — New Song
Members of Ministry/Revolting Cocks/Killing Joke, Sonic Youth and Nachtmystium have formed the High Confessions, a brand new band signed to Relapse. Industrial plus indie rock royalty plus black metal? What say you? Singer Chris Connelly (Ministry/Revolting Cocks/Killing Joke), drummer Steve Shelley (Sonic Youth), ex-Nachtmystium keyboardist Sanford Parker and recording engineer Jeremy Lemos, who
Swans’ Jarboe Teams Up With Hull
Jarboe has been exceptionally busy over the last six months. The Atlanta-based vocalist contributed vocals to A Storm of Light's latest record, 'Forgive Us Our Trespasses' and has also been touring constantly, though she is not part of the reformation of her old band, Swans...
Iceland Volcano Strands Metal Bands Across Europe
Lava-spewing volcanoes look pretty damn cool on album covers, but the past week has taught us that volcanoes and metal don't always mix so well. As anyone who doesn't live in a torch-lit cave knows by now, an Icelandic volcano erupted April 15, spreading clouds of ash across much of Europe and grounding hundreds of planes...

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