Tepid Lecture on Frozen Tundra of Norwegian Black Metal

“Pissing on the long dead corpse of an irrelevant genre” may have been a more appropriate title for the lecture I attended last night at the Scandinavian House.¬† Patrizia Mazzuoccolo, the moderator for “A Blaze in the Northern Sky: Norwegian Black Metal & the Culture that Spawned it“, went an hour over her scheduled time, and discussed the legacy of black metal in a way that made me think of a community college T.A. falling down a k-hole — except […]

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3 Words: Thoreau Black Metal

I just want to point out that I’ve seen Liturgy, and I really like Liturgy. In the spirit of my obsession with literary references in metal¬†and liking of Liturgy, I present to you the press release for my favorite metal band in Brooklyn. NYC’s transcendental black metal artists LITURGY kick off their month and a half long U.S. tour today in Pittsburgh. The band will play this weekend’s Scion Rock Fest alongside Pelican, Shrinebuilder and more, then blast their way […]

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