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July 23, 2009 0 Comments

New Burzum Album in 2010

Hot off the presses. The recently-released Varg Vikernes (Count Grishnakh) has written nine new songs and will be recording and releasing a new Burzum album, probably in 2010. He told the Norwegian Dagbladet paper the album “will be metal, and the fans can expect to hear some real Burzum.” The newspaper goes on to report Varg’s […]

July 22, 2009 3 Comments

Varg the hot Twilight Vampire

The teen heart throb Jackson Rathbone (Jasper Cullen in Twilight) is slated for his black metal debut – playing Varg Vikernes in the upcoming Lords of Chaos movie. I can hear Euronymous laughing from the grave. The film starts shooting in Norway in mid-september. Japanese director Sion Sono will make his english-language debut with the […]

July 20, 2009 2 Comments

Top Ten Reasons Metalheads Make Good Writers

Being a metalhead and an author myself, I must confess a little bias on this subject. I came up with this top ten list two years ago when I wrote my first metalhead novel (still unpublished due to excessive crappiness) and needed to explain to prospective literary agents why they should take on a metalhead author. Top […]

July 17, 2009 2 Comments

Grand Gronking and Cthulhu’s Closet

Last night, our wonderful bogan friends hosted our going-away party, hereafter called the Grand Gronking (Gronk is a word we use, meaning everything and nothing). One of my closest friends in the world – who is insanely jealous he isn’t joining us on this trip – surprised me by coming all the way up from […]

July 16, 2009 0 Comments

Linking Horn for July 16, 2009

The Linking Horn is a regular feature here at Steff Metal, featuring random goodies from all over the internet. It’s like a sampler box of Cadbury Chocolates, only without the chocolate. Or the box. Actually, it’s not really like a box of chocolates at all. A video from a ‘Black Metal Fashion Show‘ and some of […]