Chicago is well-known as an incubator of house music, industrial, noise rock, emo, and drill, to name a few. But the city’s decades-strong legacy of groundbreaking metal has only just begun to get its due in recent years, as a variety of heavy music styles have come into a blackened sort of vogue. The latest […]
Chicago metal monarchs the Atlas Moth imagine a cosmic criminal cabal that’s depressingly easy to recognize in the real world.
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Largely-local American black metal supergroup Twilight debut a new track from their upcoming final record.
Pitchfork afterparties: There’s no Bitchpork this year, but there is Rotted Tooth, plus plenty more.
George Clarke of Deafheaven talks to Stavros Giannopoulos of the Atlas Moth.
The good, the bad, and the disturbingly Freudian at the 2012 Pitchfork Music Festival
Mud pits, Danny Brown sightings, and a stellar set by Sleigh Bells on Saturday
Kuma’s Corner serves up all the doom you can eat.