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Submit to Self-Destruction: Shining live in Kansas City 05/12/2017

“This is Hail Darkness Hail. It’s dedicated to everyone here. Fuck you all.” Niklas Kvarforth, the driving force behind Sweden’s black metal outfit Shining, is an enigmatic figure – both on stage and off. His penchant for confrontational and sometimes abrasive live shows precedes him in such a way that when the band played the […]

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Storm Of The Antichrist: Mayhem live in Lawrence, KS 01/18/15

Black metal, by its very definition, is meant to be a violent form of music. From its now-legendary, murder/suicide-filled beginnings to its imagery and controversy surrounding just about every aspect of it, black metal at its very core holds violent tendencies that infect every other part of the music. Last night at the Granada in […]

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Show Preview: Mayhem, Watain, Revenge at The Granada

There is no other genre of music with a beginning as chaotic, violent and infamous as black metal. Starting out as death metal injecting the speed of thrash metal and hardcore punk mixed with dark lyrics and evil imagery, it quickly grew in popularity under such bands in the 1980s as Celtic Frost, Venom and […]

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Live Tonight: Week of January 12th – January 18th: How To Keep Warm

It has been bitterly cold lately. No matter how many layers you have on, some of that frigid Midwestern air will always seep through and chill you to your bones. So instead of drinking hot chocolate and wearing mittens and gloves at the same time, here are some activities to help keep you warm this […]