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How about some good old fashioned non-stop head banging BLACK METAL? Just call me the pusher man, because our comrade Iron Bonehead Productions is releasing the raging new LP by Finland’s URN entitled The Burning that hits the street on July 28th, 2017. When I listen to this record I appreciate how

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Deathhammer’s Cato Stormoen is also the mastermind behind MIRAGE, and for those used to the utterly evil and destructive sounds of this Norwegian thrash metal horde, the post-punk sounds of Mirage might be a surprise. It’s a fucking great surprise, since I love post-punk and this is a solid piece

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Since the very beginning, these wolves (ulver in Norwegian) were always moving, shedding their skin from one record to the other, from the black metal days and the folk inclusions, to trip-hop dystopias, deep electronica, neo-classical leanings and krautrock routes. Ulver have been defying genres, chronically refusing to be pigeonholed.

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The Black Metal Antiquarium page is a treasure-trove of images of the darkest days of dark music – when Quorthon was glam and the forefathers of today’s most kvlt just had their voices drop. Anyone who’s a fan of black metal will enjoy the daily offerings brought to the altar of Satan

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Blame black metal for the ragged lo-fi punk coming out of Norway being a few shades darker than the punk coming from closer to the equator. Black metal certainly leaves its stain on Okkultokrati’s new album. The first song is possessed by growled vocals not far removed from Darkthrone’s black ‘n

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Typically when Norway is being discussed among fans of aggressive music, it isn’t for the sake of planning a vacation. Thanks to the actions of people like the infamous Varg Vikernes, fans of metal, punk, and hardcore seem to only equate Norway with burning churches and terrible black metal recordings.

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