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Interview: Nathan Opposition from Ancient VVisdom on A Deathlike Inferno, Aleister Crowley, and mankind’s obsession with apocalyptic prophecies

May 29th, 2012

Prior to their recent show at the OBL in London, Nathan Opposition from Ancient VVisdom took time out of his machete-sharpening schedule to trade a few words with Hugh Platt.

Anceint VVisdom 2012 promo photo Thrash Hits

Nathan Opposition is a quietly-spoken man. Given that Nathan is an intimidating hulk of man, who gives off the kind of innate, physical menace that you only get from people who got neck tattoos back before the time they were a mark of a hipster fashionista, it puts us weirdly off-balance as we chat to the Ancient VVisdom frontman in a dressing room above the Old Blue Last. Still, it doesn’t stop us from grilling the chain-rattling, machete-waving vocalist on the subject of the band’s forthcoming new album – currently going under the working title of A Deathlike Inferno – as well as the finer points of Thelemic mysticism and philosophical Satanism. Y’know, low-brow pithy topics like that.

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Thrash Hits TV: The Black Dahlia Murder vs The Fans

March 19th, 2012

Trevor Strnad The Black Dahlia Murder promo photo Thrash Hits

Sometimes when you go to film a video interview, everything goes wrong. With the case of our interview with Trevor Strnad of The Black Dahlia Murder, everything did. Our camera broke, and refused to film in anything other than black and white. Our microphone broke, forcing us to wing it with an external digital recorder.

Oh, and we foolishly agreed to only put questions to Trevor that were suggested by our Facebook and Twitter followers. We really ought to know better than that by now.

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Top 10s of 2011: Our Contributors

December 10th, 2011

Thrash Hits 2011 Albums of the Year

We’ve shown you what Raz and Hugh’s albums of the year are, but they’re not the only ones responsible for the Thrash Hits Top 20 Albums of 2011. Oh no. We’ve got a whole load of contributors – writers, photographers, and miscellaneous behind-the-scenes types – that help keep Thrash Hits running smoothly, and the albums they loved the most from 2011 matter just as much as those favoured by the boss men.

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