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JasonB

Jason grew up in rural Indiana in the midst of the Satanic Panic, and spent most of his days listening to punk and metal with his friends while searching for the devil in the woods at night. After a stint as a journalist, he dedicated himself to the study of philosophy and religion before throwing in the towel and becoming a criminal defense attorney. He currently resides in Indianapolis, Indiana with his girlfriend, cats and two kids. He believes Lucifer actually is the Light of the World and that Hecate will be waiting for him at the crossroads when he dies.

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During the Nazi era, Germanic religion and history were, in short, simply treated like any other propaganda tool, with complete disregard for the actual beliefs of the heathen Teutons, the god/desses in who they believed, and the actual underpinnings of the Northern culture. Anyone who doubts this only has to

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The time is very fucking nigh. According to the scientists who operate the Doomsday Clock, Iron Maiden were right, and we are now 2 minutes to Midnight. You’d think such an announcement would maybe make us all, oh, I don’t know, fucking do something – but no. Instead late stage

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2017 came to a close with Dawn Ray’d’s The Unlawful Assembly ending up on a truckload of year-end lists. The album certainly deserved all of the accolades it received (although I personally could have done without the awkward folk passages that bookended each side). It was a blistering atmospheric black

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America’s bogeyman is dead. Charles Milles Maddox, better known to the world as Charlie Manson, died as he lived most of his 83 years of life: behind the walls of a prison cell. He didn’t die of divine retribution, he didn’t die paying a karmic debt; instead he died like

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Movies and dark music go hand in hand. The list of bands who take their inspiration from horror films is legion. Doomsters like Electric Wizard, Beastmaker and Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats literally wear their occult horror influences on their sleeves (except for Trevor from Beastmaker, who refuses to wear

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When it was announced in February that some witches were planning a mass ritual to stop Donald Trump, the Internet mostly reacted with bemusement, as one would expect. Not all were so amused, though; some fearful and angry Christians called for a mass prayer to protect Trump from the evil

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