Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult

In my cabin in Norway, holding my copy of Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult by Dayal Patterson. If black metal is an important factor in your life you need this on your bookshelf. Buy it here.

Interview With Vetter

I was introduced to Vetterkult, the debut album from Norwegian black metal band Vetter in the closing days of 2013. I knew pretty much straight away that I needed to get under the skin of the man behind the  mayhem, Håvard Tveito. I'm honoured that Håvard agreed to an interview for Wyrd Words & Effigies and am… Continue reading Interview With Vetter

Book Review – Black Metal: European Roots & Musical Extremities (Ed. Troy Southgate)

Whenever I hear about the publication of a new book on the subject of Black Metal, I pounce and pre-order. When the tome arrives, I savour it, lapping up every word, sometimes putting it back down after one chapter, to return to it the following day, so as to make it last longer. My first… Continue reading Book Review – Black Metal: European Roots & Musical Extremities (Ed. Troy Southgate)

Interview : Black Insignia

    I am a hunter of unique and unusual things that thrive in the shadows. Most days, I retreat from my hunt unsatisfied. But there are times when I happen across something so wonderfully out of the ordinary that I pull my shoulders back and howl. It was handmade jewellery business Black Insignia that… Continue reading Interview : Black Insignia

Album Review: Crest Of Darkness – In The Presence Of Death

Read the review here: http://destructive-music.com/?p=9660   Links:: Destructive Music: http://destructive-music.com Crest Of Darkness: https://www.facebook.com/crestofdarknessofficial