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We recently caught up with Carl Snyder of  the San Antonio based black thrashers Hod to discuss the creation of their newest slab of infectious vertebrae-crunching metal The Book of the Worm, along with the current state of black metal and the Texas metal scene. What stands out about Book

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A couple of months ago, I was reading Lucifer Rising: A Book of Sin, Devil Worship and Rock n’ Roll by Gavin Baddeley, a book retracing the history of Satanism from the early ages to the late 90’s. It’s a good read, and I learned tons of stuff about the

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History

The Age of Enlightenment had yet to begin and it would be well over a century until revolution touched off in France. Ruled by a traditionalist monarchy and a corrupt state church, the country was still very much stuck in the dark ages throughout the Early Modern period. The Catholic

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In the city of Bordeaux, in the southwestern portion of France, a ritual has begun to take mass for those listening closely enough. With ears attuned to the voices that call from beyond the stars and deep beneath the ocean’s waves, summoning those that are mad enough to heed its

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Social Justice

via Animal New York The Satanic Temple organization is challenging Oklahoma’s state mandatory anti-abortion counseling law, using a Hobby Lobby-style religious exemption. Today, TST spokesperson Lucian Greaves argued that the Hobby Lobby decision demonstrates that the Supreme Court “has decided that religious beliefs are so sacrosanct that they can even

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Dark Ripples in Time – Black Metal Moments from the Past is a new CVLT Nation series featuring interviews from the ’90s, never before published on the web until now. An interview with Deicide’s Glen Benton   Some people think that Glen Benton and his Death Metal band, Deicide, are

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