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Steff Metal.com blog posts on books metalheads would love to read - including reviews of fiction and non-fiction metal books, and interviews with authors.

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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August 13, 2012 1 Comment

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

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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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May 4, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Ptahil – For His Satanic Majesty’s Glory

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“Illumination through Satanic Gnosticism!” proclaims Ptahil’s marketing material. “Lyrically manuscripted from Satanic introspection and musically composed from dissonant flagellation.” I cannot make this stuff up. Described as Satanic black/punk/doom, Ptahil seem to have way too many “slashes” through their genre to be any good. (It’s usually my experience that the […]

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March 28, 2012 0 Comments

Steff Metal reviews Stonehaven – Concerning Old-Strife and Man-Banes

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For anyone who heard their self-released debut Of Oak and Iron in 2010, Stonehaven is probably a name you noted with . Raw, primal black metal from Kansas, these guys managed to capture Now they’re back with Concerning Old-Strife and Man-Banes, a sophomore album that’s every bit as intriguing as […]

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