Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground by Michael Moynihan

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Title : Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground
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ISBN : 0922915946
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 391 pages


Reviews


Mariel rated it ★★★☆☆

February 25, 2013

I'm telling you these people are Satanists. As I sit here, they are satanists. Look, look, the world is full of these kind of things - black masses, mutilations. Mutilations. The incubus, the succubus. [Editor's note: Yes, I am making a The 'Burbs quote medley here. Pretend I'm Sting trying to sa...


Jason rated it ★★★☆☆

September 18, 2017

Ok, this was a fascinating read, but one that I wouldn't really recommend. On one hand, I am completely intrigued by fringe groups and underground subcultures (in a scholarly if not voyeuristic way), but on the other hand I really really hate these guys, and want them to stop being such horrible...


Nora rated it ★★★☆☆

March 20, 2008

Okay. I'm reading this because I'm a music fanatic and fascinated by fanaticism and counterculture, not because I'm a Satanist OR a fan of black/death metal. That said, this book is hilarious. If you read between the lines, you see a bunch of scrawny, insecure boys who stumbled upon a way to scar...


Justin rated it ★★☆☆☆

May 03, 2012

I've been looking forward to reading this for years, and only just got round to it. I think it's fair to say I got more pleasure out of the looking forward to than I did from actually reading it. The prose and editing are as bad as you'd expect in a Feral House book; I feel quite comfortable sayi...


Octavio rated it ★★★☆☆

February 06, 2017

Empecé a escuchar música agresiva desde muy pequeño. Hablando de Metal y derivados, a estas alturas de mi vida he escuchado un poco de todo y tengo muy en claro cuales son mis géneros favoritos y cuales prefiero dejar de lado. En el caso del Black Metal, mi primera exposición hacía él fué también...


Beth rated it ★★★☆☆

February 26, 2008

This might as well be called "Everything you wanted to know about Satanism in music but were afraid to ask." It's ridiculously comprehensive, and I would recommend that you skim some sections (unless you're fascinated about the late 1990s state of death metal worldwide, detailed on a country by c...


Leah rated it ★★★☆☆

March 11, 2015

The world of metal – even black metal – isn’t foreign to me. It doesn’t conjure up frightening images of animal sacrifice or Satanic black mass, nor does it undermine my worldview and reality. By my own admission, then, I was bound to be disappointed by this book: I don’t see black metal as the n...


East Bay J rated it ★★★☆☆

December 29, 2010

I read Lords Of Chaos when it was first published. Thanks to my friend, Lydia, being employed at a bookstore on Sundays, I received a copy of this new, updated edition. Hot dog! Black metal, murder and mayhem. The story of Norwegian black metal is, perhaps necessarily, wrapped up in Satanism and p...


Abraham rated it ★★★★☆

April 05, 2013

Un trabajo periodístico exhaustivo sobre el origen y el desarrollo del black metal. Una de las grandes ventajas del libro es que puede ser leído por cualquier persona, aún desconociendo el género, y seguramente podrá encontrarlo interesante. He leído algunas críticas (particularmente de los músico...


Graham rated it ★★★☆☆

January 26, 2011

The start of this book was well-done. Moynihan thoroughly details the genesis of black metal, the evolution of its ideals, and the roots of those ideals in bygone history and spirituality. I found the latter point the most interesting, as things like black metal can so easily be written off by th...





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