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September 20, 2012 1 Comment

Metalheads Who Read: Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness, (40% off cover price)

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I haven’t done a metal book review in some time, simply because, while I read a lot of books, I haven’t picked up any new music books recently I thought were of note. But when Black Dog Publishing contacted me about reviewing their latest release, Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness, […]

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June 18, 2012 0 Comments

Unmasking the Ritual: Inquisition Live in Auckland, NZ, Kings Arms June 2012

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First of all, an EPIC thanks to Chaoz NZ and Internecion Productions for putting on this show. Unfortunately, due to some scheduling faults, I missed Winter Deluge, which sucks because I always enjoy their set. I arrived just in time to catch the full set of New Plymouth’s Anno Domini Mortus. […]

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June 12, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Jess and the Ancient Ones

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Jess and the Ancient Ones are a Finnish “occult metal” outfit signed to Svart Records, the Finnish label famed for beautiful vinyl releases, so it’s no surprise you can also get this album as a beautifully-packaged gatefold vinyl. When I’m told a band is “occult metal”, I expect something closer […]

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