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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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Mayhem’s Euronymous to get immortalised on the tail of a Norwegian airliner?

March 26th, 2012

Euronymous On A Plane Thrash Hits

Oh internet. Sometimes you get up to some japes, don’t you? Norwegian Airlines are running a ballot where the public can vote on which famous Norwegian they’d like to see painted on the tail fin of one of the airline’s jumbo jets. And the internet, collectively possessing what is in effect the psyche of  14 year-old boy, has managed to get the murdered former Mayhem gutiarist, Øystein Aarseth (aka Euronymous) into the top spots of the poll.

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