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Oct 10, 2019

Black Mountain released a new album, Destroyer, in May via Jagjaguwar. Now they have shared a brand new song, "What's Your Conquest?," that's being billed as a standalone single. More

Aug 22, 2019

Sabbath meets Mountain. Black Mountain released a new album, Destroyer, in May via Jagjaguwar. Now they have covered Black Sabbath's "Junior's Eyes" for Amazon Music. Black Mountain have also announced some more tour dates for November and December. More

Jun 17, 2019

Black Mountain released a new album, Destroyer, in May via Jagjaguwar. Now they have announced some new North American tour dates for this September. It's labeled the "Horns Arising Tour." More

Album of the Week: Cate Le Bon

Hayden Thorpe Is the Runner-up (Plus Stream New Albums from Flying Lotus, Mavis Staples, Black Mountain, Morrissey, and More)

May 24, 2019

Welsh singer/songwriter/guitarist Cate Le Bon has released a new album, Reward, today via Mexican Summer and it's our Album of the Week. Find more info on the album here, as well as on a strong runner-up that was almost our Album of the Week, Hayden Thorpe's Diviner. Plus there are streams of other notable albums released today. More

May 24, 2019

Black Mountain have released a new album, Destroyer, today via Jagjaguwar. Now they have shared a music video for the album's "Licensed to Drive" that is inspired by 1970s and 1980s video games (with perhaps a nod to Mad Max Fury Road as well). Also, now that the album is out, you can stream the whole thing here too.  More

Black Mountain Share New Song “Licensed to Drive”

Destroyer Due Out May 24 via Jajaguwar

May 08, 2019

Black Mountain are releasing a new album, Destroyer, on May 24 via Jagjaguwar. Now they have shared another song from the album, "Licensed to Drive." More

Black Mountain Share New Song “Boogie Lover”

Destroyer Due Out May 24 via Jajaguwar

Apr 11, 2019

Black Mountain are releasing a new album, Destroyer, on May 24 via Jagjaguwar. Previously they shared its first single, "Future Shade." Now they have shared another song from it, the over six-minute long "Boogie Lover." More

Mar 07, 2019

Black Mountain have announced a new album, Destroyer, and shared its first single, "Future Shade." Destroyer is due out May 24 via Jagjaguwar. Listen to "Future Shade" below, followed by the album's tracklist and cover art, as well as the band's upcoming tour dates. More

Under the Radar Announces May/June 2016 Issue with M83 on the Cover

Issue 57 Also Includes Interview with Lush, Primal Scream, John Carpenter, Frightened Rabbit, Underworld, Yeasayer, Frankie Cosmos, Julien Baker, Cat's Eyes, School of Seven Bells, Parquet Courts, Fear of Men, Minor Victories, Kevin Morby, and More

May 06, 2016

Under the Radar is excited to announce the full details of our May/June 2016 issue (out May, June, and into July), which has shipped out to subscribers and stores and will be on all newsstands soon. It will also soon be available digitally via Under the Radar's app, and the magazine apps Zinio, Readly, and Readbug. The issue features M83 on the cover. More

Mar 24, 2016

This week NPR's First Listen is streaming new albums by artists like Andrew Bird, Black Mountain, Bleached, and Charles Bradley. More

Mar 03, 2016

Black Mountain are releasing their fourth album, the fittingly titled IV, on April 1 via Jajaguwar. The band had previously shared a video for "Mothers of the Sun," the album's eight-and-a-half-minute opening track. Now the band has shared an animated video for "Florian Saucer Attack." Chad VanGaalen animated the bizarre clip, which debuted on Adult Swim's website last night and will be airing on the channel later this month. It features an alien and a strange planet.   More

Feb 11, 2016

Black Mountain are releasing their fourth album, the fittingly titled IV, on April 1 via Jajaguwar. Now the band has shared a video for "Mothers of the Sun," the album's eight-and-a-half-minute opening track.  More

Jan 13, 2016

Black Mountain have announced their fourth album. The fittingly titled IV is due out April 1 via Jajaguwar. Below is the tracklist and some Instagram teaser videos for the album, as well as their upcoming tour dates. More

Sep 03, 2010

 

Rockers Black Mountain take to the wilderness in new video for single, “The Hair Song” (from forthcoming album Wilderness Heart). We have the clip. 

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Sep 01, 2010

Vancouver, BC psych-rock quintet Black Mountain visited Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night. The scraggly group decided to unleash its hazy '70s keyboard rocker "Old Fangs" with plenty of drugged-out gusto. Nice choice. We have the video.  More

Black Mountain Unveil “Old Fangs” Video

Wilderness Heart Due September 14

Jun 22, 2010

Black Mountain's psychedelic rocker "Old Fangs" is the debut monster jam off the band's first LP, Wilderness Heart. In the vid, frontman Stephen McBean communes with some three lovely forest sorceresses with magical orbs. We have the clip. More

Black Mountain Set to Release Third LP

Enlists Jaws as Star of Album Cover

Jun 08, 2010

Black Mountain are set to release their third LP, tour, and frighten young children with their album cover. We have the details. More


Interviews

My Firsts: Jeremy Schmidt of Black Mountain

Red Shoes with Black Pants

Jun 26, 2019

My Firsts is our email interview series where we ask musicians to tell us about their first life experiences, be it early childhood ones (first word, first concert, etc.) or their first tastes of being a musician (first band, first tour, etc.). For this My Firsts we talk to Jeremy Schmidt of Black Mountain. More

Black Mountain

Mystic Surveyors

May 25, 2016

Losing a longtime band member is often a tough pill to swallow. When Black Mountain bass player Matt Camirand left the band, they had to scramble to find a replacement. Fortunately for them, veteran bass player Arjan Miranda (formerly of S.T.R.E.E.T.S, Children, and The Family Band) stepped in as the band prepared to record their new album IV. More


Reviews

IV

IV

Jagjaguwar

Mar 29, 2016

Let's pause first for a moment to admire that cover! It looks like something right out of your dad's box of water-damaged classic rock vinyl, pulled from between AC/DC's Dirty Deeds and Styx's Pieces of Eight. More

Black Mountain and The War on Drugs at Knitting Factory Brooklyn

August 31st, 2010

Sep 03, 2010

A sold-out audience packed the floor of Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory on Monday night to catch Black Mountain in support of their new album, Wilderness Heart, out September 14th. Almost two years have passed since the Vancouver band played New York—a long time for a group that was hitting the city three times a year before that. More