Malaysian label Afterlife Productions has restored and reprinted Southeast Asia’s first black metal zine, Thy Invocation of Hell. It’s packed with interviews from tons of legendary bands, all conducted in their early and formative years, before wannabe rockstar egos and commercialism took hold. Buy it. From the label’s Facebook page:
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Mayhem are touring North America with a setlist composed of their De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas album in its entirely. Mayhem are playing larger venues in many cities (probably due to the publicity from Necrobutcher’s recent book) so this might be a good opportunity for headbangers to see them play some of their only material worth caring out. Maybe Mayhem will throw in a few tracks from Deathcrush as an encore? Maybe Hellhammer won’t bring out that transparent MIDI kit?
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Obese blue-haired SJWs at internet music promotions coffee klatch I Heart Local Music have attacked Missouri comedy death metal band Troglodyte for the extension of its Bigfoot-themed humor to a drum kit on which was painted the words “Bigfoot Lives Matter.”
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The leftists, reds, hipsters, social justice warriors, sexual deviants, and the mentally ill are engaged in a war to suppress all speech not conforming to or validating their political ideology. Anything contrary to their visions of mandated social realism is shouted down by angry mobs. This totalitarianism is affecting all areas of western society including the arts, business, science, and popular culture.
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Bestial blackdeath metallers Angelcorpse are coming to Europe this week for a short, seven date tour. European headbangers can chug pints and liters of cheap beer while bashing their brain cells out!
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Social justice warrior agitator and former Bestial Evil (USA) guitarist Kevin Rucker expressed desires to interview our very own Brett Stevens and “tryna come through and surprise this man like a blind date”.
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Greek death metal band Dead Congregation have posted the entirety of their upcoming Sombre Doom EP on Youtube for streaming. Fans of the band should have a listen before purchasing:
Finnish black metal band Horna withdrew from the Blastfest 2017 festival after the festival’s SJW-pandering organizers canned Peste Noire‘s scheduled performance due to anonymous antifa nags threatening the hotel and venue. On their Funbook page, Horna said “It’s time more bands should do something instead of looking the other way.”
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Hipster Youtuber Sam Sutherland suggested in a click bait video uploaded to his This Exists channel earlier this year that black metal is musically the same as the surf rock of the early 60s. This Exists goes on further to suggest that the best metal is heavily influenced by other non-metal musical genres citing such non-metal works as Mastodon‘s Leviathan being influenced by Moby Dick and Kanye West by Pablo Picasso. Sutherland, like many musically ignorant persons, confuses lyrical influence and playing technique with genre, intent, and goal.
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Humans and metal bands are self-replenishing resources. There are always more to burn!
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