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Review: Alcest — Shelter

Review: Alcest — Shelter

When critics compared the delicate parts of French erstwhile-black-metal band Alcest to English ’90s group Slowdive, main man Neige checked out the shoegazer pioneers and fell hard for their hazy sound. He even recruited Slowdive vocalist Neil Halstead to sing on Alcest’s fourth album, Shelter. The gauzy guitars, gliding violins, and reflective melodies are well-crafted […]

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

New Music Out Today, Vote for the Record of the Week

This week sees new shit from Ice Nine Kills, In This Moment, Throwdown, and more hitting stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you’re snagging a copy of and which record should be the Album of the Week. Pick your favorite and feel free to vote as many […]

Playlist: Deafheaven Vocalist George Clarke’s Black-Metal Make-Out Mix

Playlist: Deafheaven Vocalist George Clarke’s Black-Metal Make-Out Mix

Deafheaven may be the breakout heavy band of 2013, receiving accolades from just about everywhere, including Revolver, which recently named their sophomore full-length, Sunbather, the No. 2 Album of the Year. As the shoegaze-inflected black-metal group wraps up the year–during which frontman George Clarke has witnessed more than a few fans making out during his […]

Ghost Announce First North American Tour

Ghost Announce First North American Tour

Swedish metallers Ghost have announced plans for their first-ever North American tour to take place this fall. The mysterious band have risen to prominence since the release of their debut full-length Opus Eponymous late last year. Supported by Enslaved and Alcest, the three-week tour kicks off on September 23. Full dates below: 09/23 Springfield, VA. […]