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Category Archives: Dissident Aggression

Dissident Aggression on short hiatus

Posted by on June 9, 2016

As Canadian hardcore band Grade once sang on their seminal Separate The Magnets album, sometimes, “…life gets in the way of living…” That’s a somewhat overly dramatic way of saying the weekly Dissident Aggression column will be taking a brief hiatus for a few months. But fear not, it will be returning to the Metal […]

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Dissident Aggression: Behexen – The Poisonous Path

Posted by on June 2, 2016

We could debate until the cows come home exactly which bands deserve the ‘underrated’ tag. Within each sub-genre there are literally dozens upon dozens of bands that the metal consensus cries foul about not getting their due. One such act in the black metal world who has been criminally overlooked lo these last two decades […]

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Dissident Aggression: Dark Funeral – Where Shadows Forever Reign

Posted by on May 26, 2016

They say seven is a lucky number. There’s also supposedly dark magic behind the number seven. Seven years of bad luck for a whole host of reasons, so say the superstitions. Maybe it’s the fact that it has been seven long years since their last full-length, studio album, but we should certainly count ourselves lucky […]

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Dissident Aggression: Bog of the Infidel – Asleep in the Arms of Suicide

Posted by on May 19, 2016

It’s been written at length, even in this space, about the varying long, strange trips that many US black metal musicians insist on taking the genre, often with mixed results. While the overt atmospherics and genre-bending can, at times, prove to be interesting and thought-provoking, it can also prove to be exhausting. Sometimes, especially where […]

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Dissident Aggression: Sulphur – Omens of Doom

Posted by on May 13, 2016

Black and death metal have been kissing cousins for longer than anyone would probably care to admit. Even when the corpse painted legions of Scandinavia took over as the underground’s flavor of the month in the early to mid 90s, while death metal seemed to, in general, take the proverbial back seat, the two genres […]

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