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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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Black sheeps bred in turbulent times: metal, hardcore punk and industrial

At all times, the function of art is to bring its audience as close to reality as possible, whether that reality is circunscribed to a certain group, in which its particular culture connects the group to a larger living frame, … Continue reading

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Motivation – what makes metal musicians write music?

Musicians are basically storytellers, like writers are. In literature, great works are deemed so not just for their superior arrangement of elements (i.e. how “beautiful” or “organized” a certain piece is), but by how well they tell a central message … Continue reading

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