Agalloch's new album, The Serpent & The Sphere, comes out May 13. Veleda Thorsson /Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Serpent & The Sphere

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Agalloch performing live at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City, March 22, 2011. Samantha Marble for NPR hide caption

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Listen Now: Agalloch In Concert

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Viking's Choice: 2010's Best Metal And Outer Sound

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