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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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Ivar Bjørnson hardly needs an introduction. Founding the legendary black/Viking metal band Enslaved in 1991 alongside Grutle Kjellson at the tender age of 13 years old, the band have since moved from their frosty beginnings to incorporate prog rock, psychedelic, doom, folk and even jazz into their ever evolving sound.

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The film Hereditary, which was recently released on video, is scary as shit. I don’t need to quote a well-established critic to back me up here, I’m a horror connoisseur and I spent the last the last ten minutes of the film with my mouth literally agape. When the reveal

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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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