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Tag Archives: Burzum

Let’s Dial Back the Speculation in the Holden Matthews Case

Posted by on April 12, 2019

Holden Matthews, a 21 year old American, has been arrested in Louisiana for allegedly burning three historically black churches. Let’s not mince words, here, this crime is disgusting and revolting. And Matthews, if guilty, should be locked away for a very long time. But the idea that his motive is already known (as many media […]

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Deafheaven frontman George Clarke reveals his top ten favorite metal albums

Posted by on June 30, 2017

  One of the best ways to start a holiday weekend is to listen to a few New and Noteworthy albums, or perhaps follow the extensive Rolling Stone list of 100 best metal albums of all time. Additionally, we continue to discover artists’ top ten favorite heavy albums including Gojira’s Joe Duplantier. We have a […]

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Report: Candlelight Records acquired by Spinefarm

Posted by on January 19, 2016

Spinefarm Records has been adding some pretty cool names to its roster. However, the label’s next big move involves acquiring another label, Candlelight Records. Edward Christie and Steve Beatty, owners of the U.K. based label Candlelight, have reportedly sold the company’s assets to Spinefarm (who are owned by Universal Music Group). Blabbermouth obtained an email […]

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Three churches burned in Delaware

Posted by on December 3, 2014

In the early ’90s, members of the Norwegian black metal scene burned at least 50 churches in Norway. It was a watershed moment in the history of the genre. While it wasn’t confirmed 100%, Burzum’s Varg Vikernes was believed to have burned the first church in 1992, with other artists in the Norwegian black metal […]

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Burzum banned by eBay

Posted by on August 4, 2014

According to a MetalSucks reader, it’s not just the French government that finds Varg Vikernes objectionable. eBay has apparently also banned Vikernes and Burzum products from their site. A tipster that wished to remain anonymous attempted to sell two Burzum releases via the online auction site and was told that eBay’ Offensive Material Policy prohibited […]

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Varg Vikernes found guilty of hate crimes

Posted by on July 8, 2014

Earlier today, Varg Vikernes was found guilty by a French court of inspiring racial hatred via his blog. Last year, he’d been accused of plotting terrrorist attacks, but released several days later due to lack of evidence. However, he was charged with inciting racial hatred and defending war crimes. The trial, however, was postponed until this year. When it […]

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Varg Vikernes’ trial in France begins

Posted by on June 4, 2014

It seems like Varg Vikernes just can’t keep himself away from legal trouble. About a year ago now, the one man show of Burzum and his wife were arrested in France for allegedly planning a massacre. Just a short time afterwords, he was released without being charged, however. Then, come October, Varg got in more trouble […]

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Metal albums with googly eyes is why the internet exists

Posted by on January 29, 2014

Every now and then, you can start to wonder why the internet was even invented. Then you see a Tumblr page like Metal Albums with Googly Eyes and everything makes sense. Thank you, internet! The site’s only a few days old, but it’s already chock full of metal awesomeness. All it takes to turn some […]

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Top 10s of the year from Abigail Williams, Beyond the Shore, Kyng, Venomous Maxiumus and Luder

Posted by on December 5, 2013

As 2013 sputters to a close, it’s time for everyone to look back at the year in music and reflect on what they listened to the most. It’s a little unfair to compartmentalize an entire year of music into a top ten list, but that’s exactly what we’ll be doing starting later this week. We […]

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Varg Vikernes gets trial postponed

Posted by on October 21, 2013

While Varg Vikerenes was expected to stand trial Thursday for allegations of racial hatred and exalting war crimes, his lawyers have managed to get the date pushed back until June, according to the BBC. Defense for the Norwegian black metal frontman requested more time to go over documents and prepare for his case. French courts responded, […]

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