Varg Vikernes is one of the rare musicians in death/black metal that won’t sell his soul for the dollar. In a new video posted to his Thulean Perspective YouTube channel, Varg has revealed that some scumbag promoter has at one point offered over £ 300,000 for him to do a live Burzum show in London. While many in black metal swore never to play live, almost everyone ranging from Darkthrone to Graveland has given in at some point. But with the most notorious metal musician in the genre’s history, blood is thicker than water and that’s never been more prevalent than now.
This news is beyond refreshing in an era where every 80’s and 90’s black/death metal musician has tried to cash in on their past success. An era where retirements are fake and reunions pay the bills. An era where the uber-underground Von rerecorded their entire “evil kvlt” 1989 demo and toured as 3 bands. In an industry dominated by narcissists, primadonnas, and theater dorks Varg has successfully shed the ugly stigmas of the metal musician.
Varg’s reasoning is 100% acurate as well- a live performance would directly contradict the entire aesthetic of a band like Burzum. Furthermore playing live sucks, going to metal shows is usually lame, and, for people who have an actual identity, publicly interacting with metal fans is often fucking embarrassing. Of course, it’s easy for Varg to walk away from a sum of money like that- his family is quite well off- but he truly has found happiness in a simpler life target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow external” as many are collectively awakening to in these times. His thoughts about the diva nature of musicians is dead on (as anyone who has been in a band with a metal vocalist can tell you) and his words on finding peace and happiness in home and family are of great wisdom as such bliss has never been found in the life of a fame-chasing musician. Finally, there should be no doubt that that sum of money was in fact offered as one could easily triple that with $50-100 tickets to the first live Burzum show.
Although Varg and I have stark theological differences (as he still can’t get over the fact that his petty gods were mercilessly annihilated by my one true God), I cannot properly articulate just how greatly I respect him for rejecting that payout and sticking true to his music and his beliefs. Varg is one of few (e.g. Fenriz) who have succeeded as a new kind of musician who puts ideology and culture over popularity and attention. They have created a blueprint for tomorrow’s metal musician- one that finds purpose in life, work, and culture outside of metal and uses it to produce top quality metal music.
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47 thoughts on “BASED VARG CAN’T BE BOUGHT”
“Although Varg and I have stark theological differences (as he still can’t get over the fact that his petty gods were mercilessly annihilated by my one true God),”
Yeah, because you see Christianity is about might makes right. It’s about power. Not about the spoken truth or benevolence. You’re a fake Christian. You have exactly zero percent genuine Christian spirit within you.
Merely out of curiousity, what is the purpose of harping on such an arbitrary point (And a side point at that)?
It’s a more interesting point than anything in the article, good catch by Nathan Metric. What kind of real Christian describes God like that?
The Templar are far beyond the Christians you’ve come to know
Remember: Templar Christians conquered the most savage beings of the Earth- vikings, pagans, everyone
We will return
I think you’re mistaking Templars and Teutonic knights.
Submit article about it then
Every Christian and catholic I’ve met is fairly degenerate
Why do you say “Christian and Catholic”? When Catholics stop being Christians?
I know a Catholic that shit talks Christians so I just separate the two when talking about them now
I was raised Roman Catholic and they placed as much or more importance on worshiping Mary than Jesus/Yahshua. It took years to get that brainwashing undone.
Nowhere in scripture are we told to do that, to pray to Mary, or even to worship Jesus.
ONLY the Father, Yahweh, that creator of all that is good.
But of course, simpletons like to include the corruptions made by the fallen angels, and want everybody to believe Yahweh also created bastards and freaks of nature.
They will get their punishment for this lie.
I agree, but who is more degenerate? The Crusader who actually genuinely believes in the truth of his religion or a psychopath who knows its all BS but just likes how religion gives him a chance to satisfy his blood lust?
Deuteronomy 7:25 “The graven images of their gods you are to burn with fire; you shall not covet the silver or the gold that is on them, nor take it for yourselves, or you will be snared by it, for it is an abomination to the LORD your God
Zechariah 13:2 “It will come about in that day,” declares the LORD of hosts, “that I will cut off the names of the idols from the land, and they will no longer be remembered; and I will also remove the prophets and the unclean spirit from the land.
Jeremiah 51:47 “Therefore behold, days are coming When I will punish the idols of Babylon; And her whole land will be put to shame And all her slain will fall in her midst.”
Daniel 11:18 “”Also their gods with their metal images and their precious vessels of silver and gold he will take into captivity to Egypt”
Isaiah 30:32 And you will defile your graven images overlaid with silver, and your molten images plated with gold You will scatter them as an impure thing, and say to them, “Be gone!”
YOUR GODS OF LOGIC AND REASON WON’T HELP YOU, NATHAN
poe’s law much?
You’re confusing Judaism with Christianity. Notice how you are not actually quoting anything attributed to Christ or anything from actual Christians. No real Christian worships their God because he is mighty and terrifying. That doesn’t explain why Christians have an emotional connection to their beliefs. No real Christian believes in the good of their religion because religion makes them more militarily powerful No, they believe in it because they think he it is TRUE!!! You pseudo-religious Templar people don’t care about truth of religion. You care about the political conveniences of religion.
“4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.” Corinthians 13:4-7
You know the Holy Bible is about, and for, ONE race of people, that Yahweh created as His children? and it is not the “jews”.
Not every biped on this planet is included.
YHWH is constantly referred to as the ‘lord of hosts.’ You know what a host is? A fucking army. The word used in the bible is ‘army’ and ‘host’ means army in middle english.
Yeah just give the other cheek when slapped while Show me the wrath by Sepultura blasts,then tell me that God loves me and give me your money.Thats what real christians do. And if I rape your daughter I pay you fifty silver coins and she will be my wife since I humiliated her, thats Deutoronomy 22:28-29. READ THE BIBLE YOU HEATHEN OR JEHOVAH THE JEW GOD WILL GET YOU!
HEY DMU STAFF, PLEASE DO A TRANSMETAL POST !!
HEY DMU STAFF, PLEASE DO A TRANSMETAL POST !!
“Varg Vikernes is one of the rare musicians in death/black metal that won’t sell his soul for the dollar. ”
What absolute shite. As if his post-prison albums are not generic black metal designed to make a quid and/or make him still feel relevant.
Get some intellectual credibility Drowsey.
Yeah Brock, you tell ’em! Live music is for poseurs! Only recorded music is real!
Live metal does suck, usually.
I walked out of a De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas show because it sucked so hard. Good bands only come around once or twice a year so whats the fucking point?
(((((((((((((((Brett Stevens says:Get some intellectual credibility Drowsey.)))))))))))))))
You must do a review of Mortification Dorsey!!
yes, review the multi-cult lovers Mortification.
These brainiacs probably also love their anti-gun laws and their country being bombarded with garbage gangs from overseas that are touted in media as “refugees”.
“Furthermore playing live sucks, going to metal shows is usually lame, and, for people who have an actual identity, publicly interacting with metal fans is often fucking embarrassing.” Maybe for this pussy, but everyone I meet and talk to at shows are having a fucking blast. Honestly, this guy/gal sounds like a fucking moron. Also, ignore the fact that he’s an open white supremacist. Who gives a fuck if he never plays live, I’d rather it stay that way. Great article jackass.
if Burzum ever toured, EVERYONE would attend , including you , and you know it.
Varg hates Christianity, but he makes for a better Christian than most Christians.
I will agree with that. Varg is a heck of a lot better than jewdeo christians.
True Christians know the Law was not done away with, only enhanced, and only the small ridiculous statutes and procedures were done away with by Christ’s self-sacrifice to unite the Adamic soul with Yahweh again.
In other words, keep doing what you were doing you evil sinners – just don’t expect to be saved or get any relief when expelled to hell on Judgement day.
“his petty gods were mercilessly annihilated by my one true God”
Your one jew god will be next in line.
YOUR GOD WILL BE DESTROYED I SOMEONE THE HORDES OF FIENDS! Sadistic Intent Ancient Black Earth, THATS WHAT METAL IS HEATHEN AND ANTI SEMETIC (including judeas sons islam and christianity) HIT THE GYM AND BUY GUNS! But if you wish to save your soul like Brock leave metal behind the JEW GOD JEHOVAH COMMANDS IT!!
Also make women property again true christian values that even heathens can agree with ;)
Seeing Autopsy, Cianide, Asphyx, Incantation, Immolation live has been a great experience of bonding with fans and bands, go suck Vargs dick, he’s a cheesy fame hungry cunt who shares more of his personal life online than most 12 year old girls on Instagram. If living out in the country is some profound revelation to you then you’re some fucking suburban or city dwelling turd smuggler.
I applaud his refusal to bow down to promoters but Varg made a few attempts at cashing-in with anything he released since his exit from prison. I have no doubts his royalties compensate for everything he refuses.
The writing of this site is as bad as ever, Brock reminds me of Daniel Mallrat in his shitty writing style but maybe even worse. How embarrassing and a real shame to see these kind of articles next to ones by Jerry and Nicholas. It’s so bad it almost makes you wonder if it’s just another long con-internal trolling job by none other than prozak himself… how else could he let his brand go to such shit?
This is worse.
Has Brock written anything worth reading about metal? As in the music? Even Ara have proven to write about metal better than they could write metal, which is more than can be said of this shit. Very gay and jewish.
Burzum and Tom “Warrior” make a fine pair. Indeed, the latter had expressed a desire (fervent I presume) to tour with Varg in 2010. Since that didn’t happen, seems he approached other trve metallers…
“There were a number of groups we were in serious talks with about joint or co-headliner tours both in North America and Europe, for example. But these groups eventually were unable to go on the road for the extended period Triptykon is intending to tour, due to their day jobs. I found this particularly ludicrous in the case of a well-hyped group (who shall remain nameless here), whose members project a serious satanic image but are in reality too scared to commit to actually being musicians.
I admit, I have a hard time understanding this. Either you want to be a musician, and you accept the related financial risks, or you don’t. I have always been subjected to a perilous financial reality in my life – and I still am, more so than most will ever realize. But I have made the choice to live my dream, regardless of the risks, instability, and immense expenditures. If you act like a tough guy in your photos and lyrics, then be one in real life too.”
did you know they were actual PEOPLE / warriors? before they were re-made as ‘gods’.
brock, you are such a ludicrous shitpile i wonder if you are even serious.
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>as he still can’t get over the fact that his petty gods were mercilessly annihilated by my one true God
all you suckers getting trolled by the “Christian” editor of deathmetal.org is HILARIOUS.
also, Varg has some pretty ridiculous beliefs in general, but there’s no question about him not being a sellout, so the charitable “turns the other cheek” Brock is right.
I have read your diatribe and if you do not submit it properly, then you will be whipped with wet noodles.
Publically interacting which pretty much anyone is “often fucking embarrassing” if not worse. The idea that ‘music’ would be something pieced together using multitrack recording and re-recording in a studio is a 20th century ‘invention’, IIRC pioneered by The Beatles. That’s always going to be ‘better’ in the sense it is defined as being the desirable outcome (by people who swear to it).
I like to assert the exact opposite point here: If it can’t be performed live and isn’t performed live, it’s not music. The last third of the 20th century is not the measure of all things and the ca 1000 years in front of that where composer wrote music to be performed live by musicians also count for something. This will necessarily involve people who are both talented at playing instruments and at showmanship but the guy who dumps all of his private life in video monologues onto Youtube ought to be the last to gets to complain about this: If “me, me, me!” is ok if ‘me’ happens to be Kristian Varg Louis Cachet Vikernes (How many names does a single person need?), everybody else is surely entitled to it as well.
As someone astutely observed in the past, there are two categories of people on this planet, the ones which go to dinner parties and the ones which go to pubs. Members of the second group usually don’t mind members of the first group dinner-partying despite they probably consider this a bit boring and strange. Members of the first group, however, do mind others going to pubs: They consider this a primitve past time for … well … primitives who are very much below them and who should really be force-educated in the errors of their ways. I take the crowd one will find on a metal gig, violent drunks and other nuisances included, over a group of “dinner party couples” who think the world belongs to them and that others must not dare to come close to their hallowed tracks, who have no identity but a Sex Life[tm] which becomes more and more exhibtionistic the more they drink with all their below-the-table shin-kicking and ‘accidentally’ slapping people by whirling their arms through the air just as these ‘happen’ to be in the vicinity, no punch intended, honestly, don’t you dare to complain or else … ! any time. If someone attacks you on a gig, you’re free to hit back for as long as things stay resonably civilized. Not so in the coupleverse, there, it’s always “cry for the doormen” as soon as someone isn’t willing to be a punching ball.
PS: Arkon Infaustus, Demonomancy, The Infernal Sea and Vacivus in London yesterday. The Infernal Sea is probably not a great black metal band but this was nevertheless the first black metal gig I experienced which actually felt like one, mystic/ threatening and dark than just “loud, fast music”. The others were very enjoyable as well.
PPS: Can someone please buy this guy a shaver before he turns into a garden gnome?
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