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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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Varg gets out of the can – our views and thoughts

The release of Burzum’s mastermind Varg Vikernes from jail after fulfilling his sentence for the killing of his former friend and band partner Øystein Aarseth has raised a literal thunderstorm on the ethereal world of the net. The aforementioned phenomenon … Continue reading

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A merry and most headbangable International Day of Slayer to all!

Today, June 6th, is International Day of Slayer. Many dedicated people, among them the fearsome IDoS task force, have worked to make this event the biggest yet. You may ask, if interested (and damn you if you’re not), what can … Continue reading

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Burzum's Varg Vikernes gets released from jail

From Blabbermouth: Varg Vikernes (a.k.a. Count Grishnackh), the former BURZUM mastermind who was convicted of murdering MAYHEM guitarist Oystein Aarseth (a.k.a. Euronymous) in August 1993 and setting fire to three churches, is a free man. “I can confirm that I … Continue reading

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Cliff Burton, the prototypical hessian

Yes, I know this news bit is one month late, but for someone who so perfectly filled the classic hessian profile as Burton, it is well worth posting: Castro Valley rock legend Cliff Burton was posthumously inducted into the Rock … Continue reading

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IDoS task force send US President a petition to make June 6 a Hessian holiday

From the International Day of Slayer site: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International Day of Slayer petitions the White House SUMMARY The International Day of Slayer Task Force has petitioned President Barack Obama to make the National Day of Slayer an official … Continue reading

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International Day of Slayer – A hessian call to arms

Next June 6, 2009, every hessian worldwide will be blasting the Slayer album(s) of his/her choice at the home, car, backyard, public square, school, work, daycare center, church, etc. For years known as the National Day of Slayer, this celebration … Continue reading

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