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 for as long as metal...

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, then in the near future...

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 the metal community. Basically, we...

The Death of Rebellion: Metal as a Fashion Statement

A few months ago I received a promo from a Norwegian band with more money than talent. Since in my review I tore their single to pieces, I never...

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 mattress and boiling inside of...

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. There is something about the...

Put That Damn Phone Away

You are not a photographer. I know that this might be a shocker to you. After all, your 246 pictures from last week's Slipknot 30-minute concert got about 20 "likes"...

Top 5 Reasons Why Gene Simmons Is A Piece of Shit

I was huge Kiss fan when I was a kid.  If this had happened in the 70s, I’m sure that it would have been an easier thing, but since most of my...

Reflections on the Arrest of Varg Vikernes

The arrest of Varg Vikernes sets a very dangerous precedent when it comes to "unpopular" opinions.

Iron Maiden, “Why Music Matters” and Chile

Over the last few decades, there have been several attempts to combat piracy, either of movies, software or music. In the 80s, the Record Industry tried to stop home taping...

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