Lars Gotrich

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Metallica's Rejuvenated On 'Moth Into Flame'

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

The new track from the band's first studio album since 2008 recalls the melodic, lead-foot-riff-fueled, progressive attack of ...And Justice For All.


The Words Are Made Up, But Alcest's 'Kodama' Sure Is Pretty

Thursday, September 22, 2016

"There are no lyrics," Neige says of the gracefully savage track. "It's just vocal improvisation like Cocteau Twins or Dead Can Dance were doing back in the day."


First Listen: Drive-By Truckers, 'American Band'

Thursday, September 22, 2016

American Band, the long-running rock band's 11th album, lives up to its name in how it digests, understands and challenges the notions of what it means to be American.


'His Instrument Gave Me Wings': Remembering Synth Inventor Don Buchla

Monday, September 19, 2016

The pan-generational duo Suzanne Ciani and Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith pay tribute to the modular synth pioneer. "Don Buchla made it possible for me to share the way I hear and connect with the world."


Modular Synths Mimic Life In Suzanne Ciani & Kaitlyn Aurelia Smith's 'Sunergy'

Thursday, September 15, 2016

The duo's music evokes the motion of ocean waves and sea life, as synths echo the natural world. Watch a filmed 25-minute companion piece to the pair's new album.


Viking's Choice: Nocturnal Habits, 'Good Grief'

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Justin Trosper and Sara Lund, formerly of Unwound, return with the band Nocturnal Habits. "People are right to think that this record is a natural follow-up to the last Unwound record," he says.


Riot In The Bathroom: Watch Sex Stains' 'Period. Period.' Video

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Bratmobile's Allison Wolfe helps lead the hilarious, sneering feminist punk band. Sex Stains filmed its new video in the extremely colorful (and questionable) bathroom at The Smell in L.A.


Viking's Choice: Crying, 'Revive'

Monday, September 12, 2016

On its debut album, Crying ditches the Gameboy for synths and punk for pop. This is full-blown stadium rock, minus the teased hair, the laser show and the stadium โ€” at least for now.


Let's Really Open Up This Pit: Hear Turnstile's 'Move Thru Me' EP

Monday, September 12, 2016

Before it begins work on its Roadrunner Records debut, the Baltimore hardcore's band new EP seeks to break down "physical, sexual, musical genre, world barriers."


Viking's Choice: Surface To Air Missive, 'Time Being'

Friday, September 09, 2016

Taylor Ross hugs the fruit-striped void and sends melody sideways down the yellow brick road.


Listen: Rage Against The Machine's Zack De La Rocha Finally Goes Solo

Thursday, September 08, 2016

There have been rumors of a solo album ever since he left Rage in 2000. El-P produced de la Rocha's first single, the propulsive, noisy "Digging For Windows."


The One With The Vibraphone: Hear American Football's 'Give Me The Gun'

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

After a 17-year layoff, the emo band's new single is the sound of musicians who've grown gracefully.


Watch Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds' Stark, Moving Video For 'Jesus Alone'

Thursday, September 01, 2016

"You're a distant memory in the mind of your creator, don't you see?" sings Nick Cave in a haunting portrait of pain and understanding.


Viking's Choice: Slow Mass, 'Bruce Lee'

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Chicago band exists somewhere between Hoover's post-hardcore heft and Braid's weird hooks.


Ultimate Painting's 'Song For Brian Jones' Finds Tension In Quiet

Monday, August 29, 2016

Named for the late Rolling Stones founder, the song is a moody and shifty piece of psychedelic pop.


Viking's Choice: Witch Mountain, 'Burn You Down'

Thursday, August 25, 2016

After three stellar albums, the Portland doom-metal band lost its singer. Enter Kayla Dixon, a singer with soul, dynamism, drama, control and poise, all heard in the savage "Burn You Down."


Do Androids Dream Of Industrial Beats? Watch Odonis Odonis' 'Needs' Video

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

The band's industrial music clangs and bangs, reflecting the nightmare of a cold world.


Viking's Choice: Sad13, 'Get A Yes'

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

A new solo project from Speedy Ortiz singer-guitarist Sadie Dupuis is all pop and empowerment: "I wanted to make a pop song that explores the excitement inherent in getting and giving consent."


Viking's Choice: From Indian Lakes, 'The Monster'

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Joey Vannucchi's music looks to the terse internal monologues of Now, Now and the atmospheric-pop of Mew.


Songs We Love: Oathbreaker, '10:56 / Second Son of R.'

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

The Belgian hardcore band needles urgent black metal and melancholy melody with a feral grace. "We wanted the video to hurt," Caro Tanghe says, "just like writing down these words hurt to me."