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Varg Vikernes to be tried for alleged racial hatred and exalting war crimes

Posted by on October 17, 2013

Norwegian black metal frontman Kristian ‘Varg’ Vikernes is set to stand trial on allegations of racial hatred and exalting war crimes on the internet, according to the International Business Times. The Burzum singer was arrested in July by authorities who feared he may be prepping for a “major terrorist attack” after his wife  was detained for buying four […]

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Varg Vikernes Wants To Sue French Authorities Over Arrest; Asking Fans To Help Pay For Legal Fees

Posted by on August 9, 2013

Last month, Varg Vikernes applauded the French authorities on the way they conducted themselves during the arrest of him and his wife on suspicion of “planning a massacre.” Now he wants to sue them, and is asking for your help to fund their lawsuit. In a blog posting titled “They thought they were free,” Vikernes […]

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Varg Vikernes Applauds French Police For ‘Polite And Professional’ Behavior

Posted by on July 22, 2013

It was a rough week for Varg Vikernes to say the least. At the beginning of last week, the Burzum frontman was arrested on suspicion of “planning a massacre” after his wife purchased four guns, only to be released a few days later without being charged. You’d think the experience would lead to Vikernes voicing […]

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Varg Vikernes Released Without Being Charged

Posted by on July 18, 2013

Earlier this week, Burzum frontman Varg Vikernes was arrested on suspicion of “planning a massacre” after his wife purchased four guns. His former lawyer, while admitting he hadn’t spoken to him, said that the evidence against him was “thin.” A French court appears to have agreed with that judgment, as he’s been released from custody with […]

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Varg Vikernes’ Former Lawyer Says Evidence Against Him Is “Thin”

Posted by on July 17, 2013

Yesterday, Kristian “Varg” Vikernes was arrested in France on suspicion of planning a large “terrorist act.” French officials, who refer to Vikernes as a neo-Nazi, say he was also among the more than 500 people that received the manifesto of Anders Behring Breivik, the terrorist responsible for the July 2011 Oslo bombing and Utoeya Massacre. […]

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Kristian ‘Varg’ Vikernes arrested on suspicion of planning a massacre

Posted by on July 16, 2013

While Kristian “Varg” Vikernes’ reputation and rap sheet precedes him, it doesn’t look like it’s over yet, as the Burzum frontman has been arrested on suspicion of planning a large “terrorist act” after police picked him up Tuesday in France. Authorities became suspicious of the musician after his wife reportedly purchased four legal firearms in […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: Metal Movie Soundtracks

Posted by on February 19, 2013

Metal Insider’s Top 5 is a column where we count down the top five of…well basically anything. This coming Sunday, the 85th annual Oscars award show will air live on TV. Typically, movies’ biggest night of the year makes the Grammys look like Ozzfest. However, with the Oscars right around the corner, we got to thinking of […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/30: Forward Slash

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Chew on this: While Slash has kept himself extremely busy after leaving Guns N’ Roses in 1996, it took him until 2010 to release his first solo album. That’s almost as much time as it took for Axl and friends to record Chinese Democracy, which came out in 2008. The man legally known as Saul […]

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March Is Metal Month: Win Awesome Stuff From Candlelight

Posted by on March 20, 2012

As you all know by now, March is Metal Month. That means that it’s time to support your favorite genre of music by picking up some music from some of its best artists. It’s also something that EMI and the labels it distributes are doing to raise awareness of all the bands on its’ labels. […]

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Video: Ryan Adams’ “Night Sweats” Showcases His Metal Side; Weirdness

Posted by on October 26, 2011

It’s well known that alt country singer/songwriter Ryan Adams is a (not so) secret metal head, having performed an acoustic cover of Iron Maiden’s “Wasted Years,” putting out a hardcore album and apparently even getting his popstar girlfriend Mandy Moore hooked on Voivod. And he obviously knows that his love for metal is turning a few […]

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