Posts tagged "Witchcraft"

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…
David Marchese / 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…
Chuck Eddy / October 17, 2012

Doom Metal

In 1970, Black Sabbath drained the blues from hard rock, slowing it into a depresso nightmare trudge with Frankenstein feet. Myriad masters of riff followed…
Chuck Eddy / October 1, 2009