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A New Letter from Orphaned Land (and our rebuttal)

In response to our blog on Orphaned Land, Kobi sent us an open letter, to which we replied. This is his new response, as...

An Open Letter from Orphaned Land (And Our Rebuttal)

UPDATE: Kobi Farhi has again responded to us with another open letter. Read that letter and our response here. Upon publication of my latest article, we...

All Is None – The Hypocrisy of Orphaned Land

UPDATE: Kobi Fahri, singer of Orphaned Land, wrote an Open Letter in response to this article. You can see it, together with our response,...

Fade to Black: Heavy Metal and Suicide

The issue of mental diseases among metal fans is one that has plagued the minds of researchers, journalists and, of course, the fans themselves...

On Burzum’s Removal from Ebay

It was recently reported that eBay started removing Burzum items from their website, arguing that they promote hatred and violence. If this is true,...

My No-No Square: Metal and Abuse

During a recent interview I conducted with Oscar Dronjak, guitar player of Hammerfall, we touched upon the topic of the position of women in...

Insomnia, Alcohol and Body Odor: Festivals and Me

I hate camping; if it’s up to me, I really rather not have anything to do with setting up a tent, inflating some shitty...

Satan Save Me From Your Followers: Why I hate Black Metal Fans

I love black metal. From the melodic approach taken by Dissection and Watain, to the downright cacophonic sounds of Burzum, I fucking love it....