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Drowning The Light have a reputation that defies the normal introduction. In a CVLT Nation exclusive, we talk to Azgorh himself about the direction of the band’s upcoming 13th full length, From The Abyss – featuring the world debut of the track, “Below The Horizon He Stalks,” from this release.

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BizarreCvltureSocial Justice

Last fall, Orange County, Florida’s school board passed a measure that allowed for religious materials to be disseminated in their schools. While they said “religious materials,” of course what they really meant was “free Bibles.” Always the champions for free speech, the Satanic Temple responded by creating The Satanic Children’s

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FeaturedHardcoreMusic

“Nesseria makes me feel like I’m listening to a tone down version of Full of Hell, because I’m so overwhelmed with noises and abrasive guitars, and it just makes me lose my mind”. Four years after their first LP and self-titled album Nesseria is back with Fractures, a frankly interesting

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Black MetalDeath MetalFeaturedThrash

We recently caught up with Carl Snyder of  the San Antonio based black thrashers Hod to discuss the creation of their newest slab of infectious vertebrae-crunching metal The Book of the Worm, along with the current state of black metal and the Texas metal scene. What stands out about Book

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A couple of months ago, I was reading Lucifer Rising: A Book of Sin, Devil Worship and Rock n’ Roll by Gavin Baddeley, a book retracing the history of Satanism from the early ages to the late 90’s. It’s a good read, and I learned tons of stuff about the

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History

The Age of Enlightenment had yet to begin and it would be well over a century until revolution touched off in France. Ruled by a traditionalist monarchy and a corrupt state church, the country was still very much stuck in the dark ages throughout the Early Modern period. The Catholic

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