The Pit’s Top 30 Albums of 2021

December 1, 2021 8:20am

In many ways, 2021 has been a hangover year. 2020 was such an unexpected shitshow for so many people that this past year felt like the entire world rubbed its head, felt through its pockets, […]

New metal releases

New Metal Releases Out Today: 6/25

June 25, 2021 11:09am

It’s Friday, which means two things: giving the week the finger and new music! Tune in every Friday for The Pit’s round-up of new metal releases, from singalong hard rock to pus-drenched underground death metal. […]


Darkthrone Announce New Album for June

April 28, 2021 9:00am

Of all the bands who emerged from Norway’s second wave of black metal in the early ’90s, Darkthrone have remained the most genuine, prolific, and consistently rad. Where other acts have eaten their own chewed […]


The 40 Greatest Metal Drinking Songs of All Time

December 2, 2020 10:59am

Drinking will always be an important part of heavy metal culture. Spiritually, alcohol gives way to the loud, brash frenzy fostered by ancient gods like Dionysus, and so is loved by fans of singalongs and […]