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“Poet in the Pit: Slayer, Heavy Metal, and the Limits of Poetry” By Ernest Hilbert

By On September 25, 2018

Last year I wound up with a broken rib after spending an hour in a mosh pit at a Slayer concert. It took place on asphalt, at night, in torrential rain, ideal… Read More

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“The Metal-head Image Was Like Armor Donned Each Day”: Ernest Hilbert Interviewed for Daniel Nester’s “Behind the Sestina”

By On October 17, 2013

"We go Behind the Sestina with Hilbert to uncover the metallic truth about his poem 'Hel[l]ical Double Sestina: [Metal Number One]' featured in The Incredible Sestina Anthology."… Read More

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Top Five Album Covers, 1980s, Heavy Metal, Extreme Metal Category

By On January 7, 2009

5. Possessed, by Venom (1985) Venom’s previous three albums featured iconic images created by¬†Conrad Lant, better known as the titan Cronos, lead singer and bassist of the power trio. While Lant’s goat… Read More