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Agalloch, Taurus 

When: Sun., July 29, 9:30 p.m. 2012
Price: $13-16

Tours used to be relatively infrequent for Agalloch, but either for shifts in personnel or for their fervent cult status finally giving way to deserved broader awareness, this is the second time they've played Raleigh in less than 18 months. Good for us: The Portland black metallurgists Agalloch are one of the most inventive bands in heavy music today, combining extreme and unrelenting blitzes with impasses so pretty you might swear you recognized them from a soundtrack. Somehow, they avoid making that mix sound maudlin, so the specific gravities of both sound sets fit like hand and glove, not ham and fist. They're touring on Faustian Echoes, a self-released, one-track EP that stands as one of the sole missteps of Agalloch's discography, if only because it seems like an abandoned chance for the band to stretch its techniques. Still, they're not to be missed. —Grayson Currin

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