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Pop culture obsessives writing for the pop culture obsessed.
Nov 10 2010
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November 2010

Leonard Pierce, The A.V. Club’s resident metal maniac, started writing this month’s column on Halloween night with

Oct 13 2010
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October 2010

It’s October, and a lesser metal column would make jokes about skeletons and zombies and the witching hour. But here

Sep 8 2010
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September 2010

Even though it caters to angry shut-ins whose taste in home décor tends heavily to the animal-bone-intensive, metal

Aug 11 2010
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August 2010

While his A.V. Club colleagues have been enjoying the exciting world of outdoor music festivals, Leonard Pierce has

Jul 14 2010
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July 2010

It’s turning out to be the hottest month on record, but that doesn’t bother metal fans: We already live in hell.

Jun 9 2010
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June 2010

Maybe April is the cruelest month, but recent events have proved that May can be a real bitch as well. As the summer

May 12 2010
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May 2010

May, in the tradition of the times, is the month to hit the road. And Metal Box is no exception; while we’ll still

Apr 14 2010
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April 2010

Spring is here, and everywhere you go, young lovers are enjoying the sunshine, the beauty of the natural world, and

Mar 10 2010
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March 2010

One day out of each month, music writer/A.V. Club regular Leonard Pierce sits down with a cup of Earl Grey, cues up

Feb 10 2010
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February 10, 2010

Every month, The A.V. Club feels a brief tinge of regret for having spent all that time writing elegant,

Jan 13 2010
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January 2010

Every month, The A.V. Club sorts through its growing pile of ill-sounding Satanic noise and shoves it under a table

Oct 14 2009
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October 14, 2009

Every month, The A.V. Club lets its hair down and drops its well-cultivated hipster douchebag image, giving its

Sep 9 2009
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September 2009

Every month, The A.V. Club gathers together all the CDs with black covers, Lucida Blackletter fonts, and art that

Aug 12 2009
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August 2009

Every month, The A.V. Club puts its love of well-crafted, folksy guitar pop on temporary hold and lets all the

Jul 7 2009
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July 2009

Each month, The A.V. Club takes a break from its usual routine of reviewing records by sensitive guys with scruffy

Jun 10 2009
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June 2009

Last year, in my role as a regular columnist for Metal Edge magazine, I wrote a piece criticizing a number of music

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