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    Heavy Metal Is Gay: Why We Need To Tackle Our Homophobia

    Heavy metal is totally gay. It’s a predominantly male audience watching predominantly male bands act as butch and masculine as possible. It’s leather, denim, tight trousers (we’ll skip over the baggy jeans of nu metal, because that...

    • Posted July 23, 2014
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  • Windhand & Inter Arma In London: Live Review

    Terrorizer commissioning ed Tom Dare went a bit loopy watching Inter Arma at Roadburn. So when they played London with doomsters Windhand a few days later, he went along to see if it was just a flash in...

    • Posted April 18, 2014
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    Tom’s Top 20 Albums of 2013

    Terrorizer commissioning ed Tom Dare picks his top 20 albums of 2013. WARNING – it includes this: Another year, another interminable procession of listicles charting everything good and evil from the past 12 months. This one though...

    • Posted December 30, 2013
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    Damnation Festival completes its line-up

    This year’s amazing Damnation Festival bill is now complete. You knew about Carcass, Katatonia, Cult Of Luna and some of the other goodness, but here’s what other cool stuff just got added.

    • Posted September 23, 2013
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    Emperor have returned!

    Black metal rulers Emperor have just been announced as having reformed, and will headline Wacken Open Air in 2014. We’re actually shaking with joy at this.

    • Posted August 2, 2013
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    The worst news of the day: Altar Of Plagues are ending

    In terrible news for black metal, Altar Of Plagues are calling it a day.

    • Posted July 15, 2013
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    Damned In Blog: Black metal – metal’s hardest subgenre to get into

    In light of Terrorizer 237‘s cover feature, our commissioning editor Tom Dare‘s been thinking (always dangerous) and decided to explore why black metal remains in a frosty, death-scented little niche... Black metal is one of the most enduring, controversial branches of...

    • Posted June 21, 2013
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