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Burzum

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Norwegian music project founded by Varg Vikernes in 1991. Although Burzum never played live performances, it became considered one of the most influential acts in black metal. and dungeon synth.

Varg Vikernes began making music in 1988 with the band Kalashnikov. The following year, the name was changed to Uruk-Hai, after the creatures from J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings. In 1990 and 1991, Vikernes played guitar for the death metal band Old Funeral, which also consisted of members who would later form the band Immortal. Read more on Last.fm

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The Thrash Hits Podcast 018: The Racist, Sexist, Homophobic Underbelly of Metal

November 15th, 2012

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Uh-oh – we’re dealing with some Serious Stuff on this episode of the podcast. This week, Hugh is joined by Tom Doyle as they take a look at the unpleasant creeping tolerance for casual racism, sexism, homophobia and hate that has creeped into the fandom of modern metal, rock, and punk, and also at significant sections of the community’s unwillingness to recognise or address it in a meaningful way. Yeah, it’s not for the faint-hearted.

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