30 Must-See Acts at Bonnaroo 2013
Once again, Bonnaroo has returned to bring good vibes, loud tunes, and environmentally responsible fun to the dusty and/or muddy expanses of Manchester, Tennessee. Here…
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Rock Music of the Year: Metal’s Poptimist Streak
The last time the Deftones, whose alternately downy and hair-raising Koi No Yokan is our No. 44 Album of 2012, appeared on a SPIN year-end list…
December 20, 2012
Strange Brew: Metal’s New Obsession With Witchcraft, Biker Blues, and Tina Turner
The last thing heavy metal needs is another witch hunt. But there's no doubt that cult and occult values from the era of brown-acid rock…
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Royal Thunder, ‘CVI’ (Relapse)
On this stunning breakthrough, screaming female Mlny Parsonz commands a bluesy mix of Led Zep and Sleater-Kinney.
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