Polaris Prize 2016 Short List: Carly Rae Jepsen, Grimes, Kaytranada, and More
Canada's Polaris Prize has announced its much-watched "short list" of nominees for the 2016 Canadian Album of the Year award, including records by a number of SPIN…
July 14, 2016
Hear Grim Tower’s Eerie, Sabbathian ‘Soft Seance’
Black Sabbath's 13 doesn't arrive until June, but fans of ominously trudging psychedelia can tide themselves over by spending some time with Grim Tower, the…
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Black Mountain, ‘Year Zero Original Soundtrack’ (Jagjaguwar)
Folk-metal soundtrack to sci-fi surf flick never sounds incidental, but must need salt-spray to be blissful.
April 6, 2012
New Albums from Weezer, Robert Plant & 26 More!
Here's a rundown of the best and worst albums available online and in record stores today:…
September 14, 2010
Black Mountain, ‘Wilderness Heart’ (Jagjaguwar)
For 2008's In the Future, these Black Sabbath revivalists were engaged in deep dungeon exploration, culminating in the 17-minute incantation "Bright Lights." But on the…
August 23, 2010
EXCLUSIVE DOWNLOAD! Baron and Black Mountain
Skaters and metalheads are natural co-conspirators -- nothing quite pumps you up for the half-pipe like raging guitars and shouted vocals. British-born, California-living DJ Baron…
October 14, 2009
Photos and Videos: American Eagle Outfitters Presents the New American Music Union
With top-notch talent (Bob Dylan, the Raconteurs, Gnarls Barkley, Spoon, and many more), the sold-out New American Music Union, presented by American Eagle Outfitters, rocked…
August 12, 2008
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