The Horns Up Top 10: Agalloch

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Agalloch is, without a doubt, the most important band in my library. With an extremely progressive, blackened folk metal style and lyrical themes based around nature and human failure, they are everything I could ever ask for in a band. I’ve had the pleasure of seeing them live on several occasions and managed to get them to sign a copy of Marrow of the Spirit on vinyl at a festival back in 2012. It’s my favorite piece of memorabilia.

Anyway, what I’m getting at is, a Top 10 list from me was a long time coming. Believe it or not, they’ve been around for two decades at this point and have been producing masterpiece after masterpiece throughout. So, without further delay, let’s take a look at my favorites from the Portland natives…

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