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September 20, 2012 1 Comment

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


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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August 13, 2012 1 Comment

Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness – offer for Steff Metal readers


Update: FULL review of Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness here. Black Dog are one badass publishing house. Their mission is to produce high-quality illustrated books representing the eclectic side of contemporary culture, and their backlist consists of some pretty impressive works: Old, Rare, New: The Independent Record Shop, Making Stuff: […]

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July 25, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews: Svartalvheim “Cosmic Sorrows”.

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There are some seriously wicked, high-quality releases coming out from my side of the ditch this year – and among my favorites has got to be Cosmic Sorrows, the new album from Auckland doom metallers Svartalvheim (released on July 23). Svartalvheim have come a long way since their 2009 Untitled […]

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April 19, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Haemic – Fields of Sanguine


Ray Heberer is a name you’ve heard on this blog before, and you’ll likely hear it again and again, because I’m quite in awe of the dude. I wrote about Ray and the album Winter Solstice from his Bloodred Fullmoon project earlier this year, but today you’re going to hear […]

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