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…
October 17, 2012
Witch Mountain, ‘Cauldron of the Wild’ (Profound Lore)
Portland doom act’s killer southern road trip with a Heart fan at the wheel.
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June 14, 2012
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