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Three Apprehensions of Black Metal

§ Some considerations It is futile to try and have a discussion on whether black metal should be regarded as pure music, as myth or as entirely subservient to some ideology. Yet, each of the these three views are held by different camps of people who believe theirs is the only ultimately valid appreciation of

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Selecciones de Fin de Año MMXVI

§ Algunas palabras Se ha decidido aquí seguir el espíritu que se adjudica esta empresa de arte y su curación: sub specie aeternitatis. No pondremos aquí ningún trabajo que no creamos digno de ser recordado para la posteridad como un trabajo total, no solamente satisfactorio sino como una obra sin reproches, total, holística, coherente y contenida dentro

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Varg Vikernes Reflections on European Mythology and Polytheism

The present book is, as the title suggests, a series of reflections and afterthoughts regarding the ancient and original European traditions now generally denominated as “paganism” (a word used by the Christian world to refer to anything different in a derogatory manner).  The study of European traditions is taken up and explored by Vikernes, not

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Me(n)tal Pathways

In ancient times, a transcendental and reverential cosmological vision made of the hardships of reality a way to elevate intellectual life to the status of the divine. The power to speculate, explore and decode reality around us was considered a gift.The time given to pursue such enterprises was considered invaluable. What we now call history

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Graznar a Estigia The Brinepit of Eternity

Alza su rostro entre la penumbra Graznar a Estigia exponiendo facciones que delatan la herencia crepuscular de Burzum.  Mas aunque las notamos en rasgos particulares en este u otro ángulo, un momento de contemplación nos revela los marcos sobre las que están puestas.  Los largos trazos se extienden, definiendo los contornos decididamente distintos a sus

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Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas

Mayhem occupy a very interesting position in the history of black metal that merits discussion and requires clarification on its own.  And the present work, De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas is only accessory to this discussion, for its quality, though stout and certainly outstanding, is eclipsed by the fame attained by the band members as artificially-inflated personas.

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