Fire In The Mountains, my favorite festival on the goddamn planet, has made the decision to postpone one more year. Understandable, but obviously a bummer. As I’ve said throughout this year, I would rather hold out a little longer and get to experience the full version of something like a festival, than force the issue and rush an abbreviated (and potentially unsafe) version of it. That said, it looks like the festival planners have something in the works for us sooner than 2022, and that’s definitely worth keeping an eye on.
Finally, to end on a higher note, we have a new video from Fuath to share this evening. Check out “Into the Forest of Shadows” below. That, of course, is taken from II, which is out on March 19th through Season of Mist. I already pre-ordered it, did you?
Check out this new video from Imperialist for “Splendor Beneath An Ancient Permafrost”. Delicious U.S. black metal, that is. This track is taken from Cipher, which dropped on October 20th through Transcending Obscurity.
A 1989 Chicago police document, which captured the essence of 1980s’ hysteria over Satanism, went viral this week. The document itself is quite a read,
The Satanism hysteria, called the “Satanic panic” in the popular press, found Lucifer seemingly everywhere. Here is the New York Times looking back at fears the roleplaying game Dungeons & Dragons conjured the Dark Lord. And, of course, bands like Motley Crue, Kiss and others were considered by some to be the ambassadors of Hell. Continue reading →
This is relevant because I just saw Sanctuary without Warrell Dane (still haven’t posted images yet because I suck, but I’m getting there). According to this interview, there may be an attempt to carry on with Joseph Michael. Interesting.
Here’s 30 seconds of a new Ghost song called “Rats” because I’m done trying today. Sorry, Chris.