Extreme metal explores many different stories, myths, and symbols in expressing the particular aesthetic experience of defilement
Extreme Metal has from the very beginning embraced occult notions and themes, as well as having been accused of being directly connected to occultism and Satanism by its detractors.
In the following article, our discussion will centre around the problem of identity building within the extreme heavy metal scene, which resorts to certain myths, images and stereotypes in its lyrical discourses in order to empower this identity
The difference between the male and female monstrous lies in the presented bodies of its performers in extreme metal
This article has sought to outline what I have seen to constitute the experience of defilement in the extreme metal genre, as well as its origins, and social responses.
This chapter will explore a theory of aesthetics that allows one to ascertain a resonance between the various disparate aesthetic choices within extreme metal.
This article draws an examination of the particular symbol of defilement and its possibility for reading contemporary conceptions of fault embedded within extreme metal.
In this opinion article, Matthew Unger describes common technical characteristics and innovations that typically characterise the extreme metal sound.
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