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…
There’s a wealth of weird and wonderful sounds out there that sit, however loosely, under the pop umbrella.
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.
Not only Elder’s crowning achievement but also one of the most innovative, memorable and impressive albums of the past decade.
Any of the Californian’s six albums could feature in this AOTD series, but Hiss Spun takes the crown for sheer ambition.