Glen Black
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Glen Black

Glen Black just about survives in the bleak flatlands of the UK. He has a long history with extreme metal, anarchist politics and writing. Loves cats (and all non-human animals, but especially cats). Hates coriander (AKA cilantro). Believes "A Map of All Our Failures" was the best My Dying Bride album since "Turn Loose the Swans".

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More than a century before a group of angry young Norwegians got their hands on fire and set it to wooden churches, an English man tried burning down one of Europe’s largest cathedrals. “Mad” Jonathan Martin was born to a large and by all accounts eccentric family. While two of

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Taking Thomas Browne’s Skull: A Brief Tale of Morbid Irony A weathered bronze statue overlooks Norwich’s Hay Hill. It depicts English writer and occultist Thomas Browne, his head resting against one hand as he contemplates a broken urn in the other. Overseeing this sullen pose are the tall, arched stained

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