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Sunn O))) Announce Two New Albums Recorded With Steve Albini

Sunn O))) has announced two new studio albums — both recorded with Steve Albini, and both scheduled to be released before the end of 2019.
Will Gottsegen / February 5, 2019

Sunn O)))’s Stephen O’Malley Releases ‘F**k Fundamentalist Pigs’ LP in Response to Terror Attacks

Aside from composing one-half of the drone-metal duo Sunn O))), Stephen O'Malley maintains a solo career of disorienting experimental guitar works. In 2015 he's already…
Colin Joyce / December 17, 2015

Review: Sunn O))) Return to Their Primordial Origins on ‘Kannon’

7SPIN Rating: 7 of 10Release Date: December 04, 2015Label: Southern LordFrom the Seattle birth of drone-metal duo Sunn O))), they've always imbued their creaking…
Colin Joyce / December 7, 2015

Sunn O))) Are Streaming Their New Album, ‘Kannon’

As Stereogum points out, the drone metal band Sunn O))) are now streaming their new album Kannon via Rolling Stone. "The Mark Rothkos of void-painting expressionist metal"
Brennan Carley / November 30, 2015

Sunn O))) Will Release a New Album Called ‘Kannon’

Drone-y, cloaked metal act Sunn O))) have mostly been working on collaborations since their totemic 2009 effort Monoliths & Dimensions, but today they've announced the…
Colin Joyce / September 30, 2015

The Necks’ Cloud-Jazz, Gabriel Soloman’s War Drones, & 15 More Avant-LPs in Concrète Jungle

The Necks, Open (Northern Spy)The most beautiful album of the year isn’t by Bill Callahan or Haim or Boards of Canada or Susan Boyle, but…
Christopher R. Weingarten / November 19, 2013

Hear the First Music From Fontanelle in a Decade

Sound-sculpture savants and ambient-rock cult faves Fontanelle are returning after an 10-year hiatus with a record for doom metal stalwart Southern Lord. The last we…
Christopher R. Weingarten / September 20, 2012

Feel the Noise: Behind the Chase for Ear-Bleeding Volume

"As soon as volume exceeds 80 decibels, blood pressure rises," wrote jazz scribe Joachim-Ernst Berendt in 1983. "The stomach and intestine operate more slowly, the…
Christopher R. Weingarten / June 19, 2012

Stephen O’Malley & Steve Noble, ‘St. Francis Duo’ (Bo Weavil)

6SPIN Rating: 6 of 10Release Date: May 08, 2012Label: Bo WeavilLike a bad vibes Flower/Corsano, free-metal meets free-jazz for motionless, flabby hour.
Christopher R. Weingarten / May 22, 2012

KTL, ‘V’ (Editions Mego)

8SPIN Rating: 8 of 10Release Date: May 08, 2012Label: Editions MegoStephen O)))'Malley and Pita turn down amps, answer the phantom carriage's call via slow-sailing strings,…
Christopher R. Weingarten / May 10, 2012

New Albums from Grizzly Bear, Marilyn Manson, and 4 More

Here's a rundown of the essential albums available online and in record stores today:…
SPIN Staff / May 26, 2009