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May 27, 2014 4 Comments

Total Fucking Darkness: Steff Metal interviews Dani Filth

Dani Filth needs no introduction. The Cradle of Filth frontman is pretty well known as one of the more outspoken and controversial voices in metal. His band fuses many of the sensibilities of black and extreme metal with the moods and theatrics of gothic literature, horror films, and erotic woodcuts. Despite their many critics, Cradle […]

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May 6, 2014 0 Comments

Metal Travel: 10 Metal Things to Do In Wellington, New Zealand

Wellington is probably one of my favourite places to visit in New Zealand. Although, I haven’t seen much of the South Island, so that may change. For comparison, the closest city I’ve visited for atmosphere, size, and terrain is Oslo, Norway. Both are often frigidly cold, have great public transport, an ecclectic bunch of residents, […]

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April 21, 2014 0 Comments

Metal Evolution: Extreme Metal – The Lost Episode. (Banger Films) Review

In the 2005 documentary, Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey, filmmakers Scot McFadyen and Sam Dunn created a “metal family tree” showing the different music genres and their interrelationships. The concept of this tree was such a hit that their company, Banger Films, set out to create a TV series based on exploring different metal genres. The […]

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April 6, 2014 4 Comments

Songs About Eagles – Power Metal I’m Digging Right Now – Stormforge, Fallen Order, Stratovarius, Gloryhammer and Circle of Silence

Power metal is my not-so-secret first love. It’s probably one of the silliest forms of music known to humankind – overblown, impossibly cheery, hell-bent on producing the epicest epic, the baddest riff, the most impressive solo. Like fantasy pulp fiction brought to life, half the time the lyrics don’t even make sense – it’s merely […]

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March 17, 2014 2 Comments

Metal Travel: 5 Metal Things to Do in Jordan

Over the last couple of years I’ve been trying to produce a series of little travel guides for some of the places we’ve visited. You can see 5 Metal Things to do in Palmyra, Syria, 5 Metal Things to Do in Crete and 5 Metal Things to Do in Hamburg, among many others on the […]

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