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  1. [music] A subgenre of heavy metal employing fast tempos, shrieked vocals, highly distorted guitars, double-kick drumming and unconventional song structure, often emphasizing antireligious and misanthropic themes.


  1. Black Metal a.k.a. Thyruz is a Norwegian black metal band founded in 1999. They sculpting their sound to fit their cold and dark Norwegian surroundings.
  2. Black Metal a.k.a. Black Dementia is a musical group.
  3. Black Metal is a musical group.
    • album: "Pentagram"
  4. Black Metal is a musical group.
    • album: "The Path"


  1. Black metal is an extreme subgenre and subculture of heavy metal music. Common traits include fast tempos, a 'shrieking' vocal style, highly distorted guitars played with tremolo picking, raw recording, unconventional song structures and an emphasis on atmosphere. Artists often appear in 'corpse paint' and adopt pseudonyms.
  2. "Black Metal" is the second album by English heavy metal band Venom. It was released in November 1982, during the great flourishing of metal music in the UK that was the New Wave of British Heavy Metal, and is considered a major influence on the thrash metal, death metal and black metal scenes that emerged in the 1980s and early 1990s. Although lending its name to the latter genre, today the album is often regarded as thrash metal rather than black metal. All Music Guide described it as "proto-thrash". Nevertheless, its lyrics and imagery were a major influence on the early Norwegian black metal scene.
  3. "Black Metal" a.k.a. "Metal Black" is the eleventh studio album by heavy metal band Venom. It was released in 2006 through Castle/Sanctuary. It is the last to feature Mykvs on guitar. The name of the album is a play on their 1982 album Black Metal, one of the band's best known LPs.
  4. "Black Metal" is a musical album of Dean Blunt.
    • released on
  5. "Black Metal" is a musical single of Ascii.Disko.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  6. "Black Metal" is a musical single of Mortal Remains.
    • released in (10 years ago)


"Black Metal" is a 2013 short, drama, music film written and directed by Kat Candler.


Black Metal is a beer, beverage.

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Google previewDomestic Terrorism and Incident Management, Issues and Tactics (2016)

National security, Terrorism by CTI Reviews

Black Metal: Black metal is an extreme ...

Google previewLords of Chaos (2003)

The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground by Michael Moynihan, Didrik Soderlind

—Slayer, “Hardening of the Arteries,” 19851 B DEATH METAL DIES, BLACK METAL ARRIVES BLACK METAL IS A BASTARD CHILD, CONCEIVED FROM THE PROMISCUOUS intermingling of a number of evil seeds, with only the general ...

Google previewTransactions of the geological society, established November 13th 1807 (1817)

Hard black and dark grey shale is called Black metal by the miners; it is used by the manufacturers of potters' saggers and fire-bricks, but for the latter purpose Tbil-wbin, or hard bituminous shale forming the floor of' the coal seams, is preferred ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Heavy Metal Music (2009)

by William Phillips, Brian Cogan

BLACK METAL by James LoMenzo, replaced by John “JD” DeServio), Phil “ Philth” Ondich (drums, replaced by Craig Nunenmacher). Black Label Society is the brainchild of ace guitarist (and buddy of catcher Mike Piazza) Zakk Wylde.

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Popular Music (2017)

by Norman Abjorensen

Black metal lyrics typically attack Christianity and other mainstream religions, often with deliberately Satanic undertones. The term black metal was coined ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Australian Heavy Metal (2015)

by Brian Giffin

Anti-Christian black metal band from Hobart. 'The Black Epic' is a single 29-minute track. Discography: Albums: Death Stick (Asgard) 2001 Spreading ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of United States Army Insignia and Uniforms (1996)

by William K. Emerson

During theVietnam War the army introduced the small black metal chevrons for field clothing, and troops added the enlisted rank insignia to raincoat collars. Between 1971 and 1975 white plastic backgrounds went behind the small black rank ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal (2003)

by Daniel Bukszpan, Ronnie James Dio

First, there were artists like King Diamond, KISS, and countless black metal bands whose male musicians refused to appear onstage without full character makeup, which in many cases was as elaborate as that worn by a Japanese geisha.

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

Black metal shirts worn by current members often feature vile profanity and satanic or blasphemous ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Electric Railway Material (1907)

LOWE BROTHORS BLACK METAL COATING NO, 1407 For final coat over red lead, or for all coats if desired on all metal surfaces. Is a scientifically prepared, durable, protective covering; elastic,setting quickly, easily applied. — THE LOWE ...

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