Category Archives: metal culture

Issue #3: Helpless Prey To Immortality

< Contents: 1. Prologue by Helmholtz 2. The Ritual of Metal Performance in Concert by Helmholtz 3. Stoner Adventures: Vol. Zero by Kaveh 4. Drunk with Fire by Helmholtz 5. Tangerine Dream – Ricochet: Review by Kaveh 6. Music as … Continue reading

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Issue #2: A Fine Day to Die!

< > Contents: 1.  Prologue by Kaveh 2.  Until the Light Takes Us: A Review by Helmholtz 3.  Cirith Ungol – King of the Dead:  Review by Helmholtz 4.  Vio-Lence – Eternal Nightmare: Review by Kaveh 5.  Remembering Ronnie James … Continue reading

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Issue #1: Onwards to Golgotha!

> Contents: 1. Hessianism: Our Mission by Helmholtz 2. Worship, Religion, Art, and Metal by Helmholtz 3. Black Metal as a Spiritual Exercise by Wahn 4. Visual Arts in Hessian Culture by Kaveh 5. “Because You’ll Be Burned and Died” … Continue reading

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A hessian guide to the proper care and maintenance of your records and sound equipment, part III – sound equipment and storage

To finish this guide, we’ll review sound equipment and the proper manner of storaging your CDs, tapes and vinyl records. Sound equipment We won’t stop here to review all kind of sound reproduction systems available in the market, for that … Continue reading

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A hessian guide to the proper care and maintenance of your records and sound equipment, part II – analog

In Part 1 of this guide we gave a brief list of tips for the care of the digital formats of audio reproduction, this being the prefered medium for hessians, but not by far, because members of the metal culture … Continue reading

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A hessian guide to the proper care and maintenance of your records and sound equipment, part I – digital

Throughout the years, I have met many hessians that, despite the passion for metal music that is so common among them, haven’t yet learned how to take care of their records and sound equipment of which they depend so much. … Continue reading

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Metal painting of the month – Rembrandt's "The Anatomy Lesson"

Metal isn’t the only artform in history to portray sick imagery. Back in the “good old days” (18th century and below), when people were less afraid of seeing all sides of reality, even the most unconfortable, genius artists made artworks … Continue reading

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