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Black metal (Music)

LC control 99000162
Topical headingBlack metal (Music)
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See alsoHeavy metal (Music)
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Found inWork cat.: 98-168794: Moynihan, M. Lords of chaos, 1998: t.p. (subtitle: the bloody rise of the Satanic metal underground) preamble ("Black metal adopts the basic framework of the hardest strain of heavy metal, ripping it down to a poisoned, jagged splinter of aural hate." The genre originated in Norway and the most "infamous" black metal musician is the Norwegian Varg Vikernes. Musicians and fans are influenced by Satanism and pre-Christian Germanic religion and tradition. They are typically anti-Christian, facist, and racist. Some take direct action through church burning, suicide, and murder.) p. 87 (An illustration from the Norwegian press indicates that the English words "black metal" are used in a non-English context) chapters 11-12 (detail the spread of black metal to Germany, Sweden, France, England, Eastern Europe, and the United States)