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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


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