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It's easy to see why Immortal were one of the first black metal bands to achieve tangible mainstream success. They didn't really sing about Satan for one thing (something that no doubt made them more marketable), and Abbath's unparalleled skill with grim but wickedly catchy riffs made them easier to digest for people with a budding interest in black metal.
As part of Black Metal History Month, we ask members of Enabler, Misery Signals, Revocation, Necrosexual, Aminals, Hivesmasher, Fashion Week,…
These bands embody all the best things about metal: catchy riffs and great songwriting, effective use of melody to create a narrative structure, vocals soaked in reverb, and all the brutality one needs without resorting to cheesiness or self-parody.
It’s safe to say that most citizens of the metal realm show love for Black Metal drummers. Let’s face it, these guys do some serious work behind the kit, all while trying to conjure Satan at ridiculous tempos and worrying about runny mascara.
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In the world of metal nothing seems more contradictory than to have religion, more specifically Christianity, tied with it. And deeper in the world of metal, nothing could possibly be more contradictory than to have black metal with explicitly stated Christian messages.
The first week of February is in the books and we kicked off Black Metal History Month in a big…
Though Enslaved has become renowned in metal circles for records like Isa, Ruun and RIITIIR, there’s no denying the power of the band’s early output. Frost and Vikingligr veldi are both crucial contributions to the canon of 2nd-wave black metal, but there’s something uniquely fascinating about any band’s primordial work, and 1992’s Yggdrasill is no exception.
The following post is a part of Black Metal History Month, our monthlong celebration of all things black metal. Check…
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We're celebrating Black Metal History Month throughout February (see all of our coverage here) and turns out Amazon is having…