Tag Archives: H.P. Lovecraft

On H.P. Lovecraft’s unaddressed racism in heavy metal

Posted by on October 17, 2016

  You’re a diehard metalhead, so you know the themes; tentacles, Elder Gods, formless shadows, and cosmic madness from beyond reality. The literary imagery and subject matter of early twentieth century weird-fiction godfather H.P. Lovecraft have been co-opted by extreme metal bands since the genre was born. And not without good reason; the two are […]

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Metal Insider’s Top 5: The best albums of 2016 (so far)

Posted by on June 24, 2016

One week from now, 2016 will be halfway over, and it’s already been a hell of a year for music. Regardless of what genre you like, there have already been some releases that we’ll be listening to long after the year is in the books. And while we’ve got a solid five more months of […]

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David Davidson on Revocation’s fresh start with Metal Blade Records

Posted by on June 27, 2014

It’s a little after 8pm on a Thursday evening. Revocation just finished its set at the DevilDriver / Whitechapel tour’s stop in New York City, and now frontman David Davidson is standing a few blocks away from Stage 48, holding a spot on a semi-busy street for the band’s van to park in. While making […]

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