Not realizing that death metal focuses on confronting the illusions behind which we hide in a social bubble instead of accepting that life includes death and lies like equality, democracy, and consumerism lead to group suicide, Cambodians expressed outrage that a death metal band borrowed the name of the most notorious Khmer Rouge death camp:
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In theory, on Sunday all the world relaxes. Some go to church to try to revive what they believe in the Old Faith, others putter around the house, knowing that eventually the Old Ways will return and bring their faith with them. Humanity needs to see more good in normal existence for that to happen, however.
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Heavy metal proves hit-or-miss for most death metal fans; it too easily slips into what pop and rock are, which is a musical utilitarianism that likes color notes, melodic minor slips, and bouncy rhythms. The rare band captures both a mood and a transition through contrast.
Tags: Heavy Metal, state of mind
As the death metal genre becomes buried under layers of history, the details of its creation gradually emerge, with the most recent being North From Here: The Sentenced Story by Matti Riekki, now available in English:
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This Easter, as many before, we gather to celebrate a civilization which has been dying for a thousand years and the utter futility of doing anything about it because most people are ignorant and bigoted against any notion of civilization, culture, race, and heritage.
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According to numerous sources, Wes Weaver, composer and guitarist for Imprecation, Blaspherian, and Infernal Dominion, has passed away from multiple heart attacks earlier today. The band Imprecation issued a statement on his death:
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As humans, we depend on social interaction for information, especially since 99% of everything is spam. The parts that are not advertisements often consist of other people trying to manipulate us for politics or to make themselves look good, and much of the rest comes from people furiously typing, speaking, filming, and gesturing to promote themselves, a condition where truthful accuracy is secondary at best.
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Celebrating the death and yet afterlife inertia of death metal, foundational Dutch pummeling vitriolic death metal band Asphyx plans to re-issue its demos and early material on a 3-LP set called Abomination Echoes due out on Napalm Records on June 18, 2021.
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Unhinged public self-destruction performer Bam Margera recently did something-or-other and was photographed wearing a Burzum tshirt, but apparently, the “woke” press failed to notice.
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Entombed A.D., the continuation of Nihilist which carried on under another name after the rights to the Entombed name went to guitarist Alex Hellid, issued the following statement:
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