Death Metal Underground receives a constant stream of inferior promotional materials like a child is given unwanted Apples, granola bars, and candy corn on Halloween. We toss them in the trash too.
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Varg Vikernes expressed how he felt about tributes to Burzum and the toxicity of the Norwegian black metal scene centered around Euronymous of Mayhem in a new black metal history video to this ThuleanPerspective Youtube channel. Varg stated that the tribute bands are creatively inspired by him:
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By the 1990s, the CD reigned supreme. As the economy boomed, annual global sales surpassed 1bn in 1992 and 2bn in 1996, and the profit margins were the stuff of dreams. The CD was cheaper than vinyl to manufacture, transport and rack in stores, while selling for up to twice as much. Even as costs fell, prices rose.
The popular music industry peaked financially in 1996 but had creatively begun bottoming out years before that. Digital file sharing of lossily (and later losslessly) compressed formats simply burst the bubble of the industry’s festering corpse the ignorant had mistaken to still be moving as the putrefying gases bloated body cavities.
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Varg Vikernes discussed the lyrical inspiration behind “Beholding the Daughters of the Firmanent” off Filosofem in a recent Youtube video. Was Burzum inspired by ancient biblical cosmology or something else? Let’s find out!
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Swedish death/black metal band Sarcasm‘s first LP, Within the Sphere of Ethereal Minds, is coming out in March as announced on their Facebook page. The band’s Burial Dimensions demo compilation was extremely promising but featured too many in-congruent keyboard interludes and too much fat that needed trimming.
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Brett Steven’s Nihilism: A Philosophy Based In Nothingness And Eternity sold out quickly at Hells Headbangers’ metal distro so Hells Headbangers has just restocked it! You know you want it hard. Now you can get it hard fast again with DHL international shipping! Believe in nothing and take it like man! How do you expect to reach emptiness without mentally climaxing into the vortex? Are you man enough?
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Varg Vikernes released another black metal history video on his ThuleanPerspective Youtube channel. Want to know about the Satanic practices of Mayhem, Satyricon, Immortal, and Burzum? Let’s find out:
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Death bobble-heads, Abbath shower curtains, now Dismember leggings! Dismember t-shirts sold out quickly so now Dismember have branched out to women’s sportswear with Like an Ever Flowing Stream leggings! Will Fred Estby be the next Michael Kors? Will Fred Estby make his mortgage payment on time this month?
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