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  1. Foreseen come from Helsinki, and they make a rabidly fast, ugly, lo-fi version of old-school crossover thrash. It's dirty, ugly, violent music -- the kind of thing that grabs you by your entrails and then throws you through a wall. Finland has a long and proud history of this kind of feral fight music, and…
  2. For the better part of a decade, the Austrian duo Harakiri For The Sky have been making a version of black metal that's shot through with beauty, longing, and crushing sadness. Their last album, 2018's Arson, is something you should really hear. One half of Harakiri For The Sky is a guy who's known professionally…
  3. For the past quarter century, Tokyo's Envy have been one of the most important heavy bands on the planet. Since 1992, Envy have been combining post-hardcore, shoegaze, black metal, and tingly deep-breath ambience into one overwhelmingly beautiful and emotionally wracked whole. It's impossible to imagine bands like Deafheaven, Respire, or Harakiri For The Sky existing…
  4. Last night, the Colombian reggaeton star J Balvin won the Best Urban Song Latin Grammy for "Con Altura," his collaboration with Rosalía. He wasn't there to collect it. Balvin, upset at how the Latin Grammys had shut him and his fellow urbano stars out of most of the major categories, boycotted the show. (Rosalía performed
  5. Jhené Aiko and Big Sean are currently monetizing the shit out of their breakup. The R&B singer and rapper were a couple for a while, and they worked together under the name Twenty88. Jhené Aiko got a giant tattoo of Big Sean's face and then got it covered up after they split up earlier this…