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A word on Veritas Diaboli Manet in Aeternum

In perhaps one of the most musically accomplished black metal recordings of all time, S.V.E.S.T. puts forth a two-step thesis that gracefully springs across the stepping stones of theological speculation, culminating in bouts of mystical visions and philosophical open ended questions. The resulting amalgam dances seamlessly over these, while it remains clear that at the

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S.V.E.S.T. Scarification of Soul

  S.V.E.S.T.1 is one of the very, very few bands around that one should feel sure of calling Satanic. This is not to say that the writer is aware of the degree of sincerity of a devotion to religion, ideology or spirituality of the band members in their life beyond the artistic, but that the music

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Remember that you’ll die

On approaching the end of the year, many feel drawn towards either the superficial self-assurance, or a fatalism that is the result of mechanic lives guided by motivations completely divorced from a conscious “spiritual” goal (read as materialist; unconscious animal drives). For most people these seem to blend into one, and if they are religiously

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