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Ioannis Kleftogiannis Consummatum Est

A pensive work of death and oblivion, Consummatum Est seems engendered by an obsession with the void, exuding the aura of a crazed contemplator, a witness torn between his own mortality and the infinity of the universe as ungraspable concept. Terror and hypnotic ruminations are here forever fused to lead the listener through an overgrown and

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Martinet Press Iron Gates

In short, Iron Gates is a post-nuclear-apocalypse, morbidly violent pulp fiction novel. Its emasculating totalitarianism has that air of the extreme feminine in its debased and illogically cruel aspect, driving all to same level through sheer discipline of the senses on every level, and demanding a self-effacing excellence in servitude to the ultimate matriarchy. The apparently

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Music Thrives as a Reflection of our Becoming

When we consider humans as a collection of factors brought together into certain condition, the passage of time makes us also realize that we go through different states, and that there is never a return to an identical state in the past. We are also a continuous, rather than a discrete, set of states. The

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S.V.E.S.T. Coagula – L’ether du diable

  Article by Hildraed Ashworth There exist certain special individuals who devote their energies solely to invoking entities of the night as deities, worshipping them not merely with practical and magickal motivations, but instead as an expression of that simpler and perhaps purer life of the spirit which takes its inspiration from trve European sources.

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Abyssum Cum Foeda Sanie Ex Ore

Witches by Hans Baldung Grien, 1510 § In the Studio, 2014 A portentous return to the studio, Cum Foeda Sanie Ex Ore represents a new stage in Abyssum’s development rooted in unique mystical seeds that gave rise to inconspicuously rich soundscapes of darkness but now moving beyond both musically and ideologically. In away, the present album

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Spirituality in black metal —a follow up

This is a follow-up on a conversation started with Old Disgruntled Bastard, and specifically to his article ‘Spirituality in black metal’ Starts ODB: “In effect, what D.A.R.G. proposes is treating black metal on a spiritual plane first and foremost, albeit always guided by those stylistic markers as auxiliaries.” Yes, and no. I’d say, there is

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Ancestral Goetia

Ancestral Goetia can be noted for three demos: ’92: Betray God, Hail Satan ’92: Prophets of Darkmoon ’93: We, the Tribute to Lust Each of them is a cumulative effort over the previous ones. The first retains a very primitive approach, utilizing basic percussive techniques, a motif-repeating guitar and very expressive and demented screams. Minimalist

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