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YouTuber Kevin Balke decided to take it upon himself and explore the question – Is black metal just angry surf rock? Throughout a pretty entertaining and insightful video, Balke plays several different black metal cuts […]
*Editor’s note* – this article has (unfortunately) been updated since its original publish date in order to pay tribute to additional members of our community who have tragically also passed away in recent times. […]
Due to their spearheading of Norway’s infamous second wave of black metal, Mayhem will always be considered a controversial act within the global metal community. But now, the band look to piss off even their […]
If the phrase It takes one to know one has any merit, then Tribulation should be able to spot a vampire. The Swedish black’n’goth band struck oil with their sweeping 2015 album The Children Of The […]
The evolution of corpsepaint is both bizarre and fascinating. What started as a way to turn heads by Kiss and Alice Cooper soon became a deadly serious display of satanic allegiance for fans of music […]
There’s no more definitive retelling of the violent, terrifying, and musically fertile second wave of black metal in Norway than Lords of Chaos, Michael Moynihan and Didrik Soderland’s 1998 oral history. Last year, the true-crime […]
Notorious Norwegian black-metal outfit Mayhem were formed in 1984 and have been active since, other than the one year following the headline-making murder of the group’s founder Euronymous by Burzum mastermind Varg Vikernes, who was […]