2021 was rough, but music got us through.
The AN team reveals their favourite albums of 2021.
These three musicians coming together for a project should have ripped an obscene hole in time and space five years ago.
Black Peaks have done much to prove that artistic, classy and fearless modern music is capable of making a huge impact beyond the underground.
Heavy with melody, and making good use of dynamics and contrast, Litourgiya possesses something which only the best black metal has…
The Summer of Thou may now be in the past, but we won’t be forgetting Magus anytime soon.
The heaviest album of the decade? Quite possibly.
A monument to pain, but also a manual for survival.
Vile Luxury may be rooted in the brass-clad ruins of some fictional 1920s version of New York; but it also feels like a prediction of what the 2020s may bring.
Marissa Nadler finds nuggets of poetry in the humdrum of everyday life, turning doom and gloom into something ethereal.