True Norwegian Black Metal

We Turn in the Night Consumed by Fire

By Johan Kugelberg (Editor); Peter Beste (Photographer); Jon 'Metalion' Kristiansen (Introduction by)
(Vice Books, Hardcover, 9781576874356, 208pp.)

Publication Date: May 2008

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In the last two decades, a bizarre and violent musical subculture called "Black Metal" has emerged in Norway. Its roots stem from a heady blend of horror movies, heavy metal music, Satanism, Paganism, and adolescent angst. In the early-mid 1990s, members of this extremist underground committed murder, burned down medieval wooden churches, and desecrated graveyards. What started as juvenile frenzy came to symbolize the start of a war against Christianity, a return to the worship of the ancient Norse gods, and the complete rejection of mainstream society.

About the Author
Johan Kugelberg is a renowned curator and writer of all things subculture who, like many fortunate others, grew up on a diet of skateboarding and punk music.

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