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    DescriptionIn the last two decades, a bizarre and violent musical subculture called "Black Metal" has emerged in Norway. Its roots stem from a heady blend of horror movies, heavy metal music, Satanism, Paganism, and adolescent angst. In the early-mid 1990s, members of this extremist underground committed murder, burned down medieval wooden churches, and desecrated graveyards. What started as juvenile frenzy came to symbolize the start of a war against Christianity, a return to the worship of the ancient Norse gods, and the complete rejection of mainstream society.


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    Title
    Black Metal
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Peter Beste
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 208
    Width: 290 mm
    Height: 363 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 1,928 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781576874356
    ISBN 10: 1576874354
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15920
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 620
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AVG
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    BISAC V2.8: MUS020000, MUS019000
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    Libri: I-AP
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 21
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 27
    BISAC V2.8: PHO014000
    LC classification: TR
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    DC22: 779.97824216
    DC21: 779.97824216
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Thema V1.0: AVL
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    powerHouse Books,U.S.
    Imprint name
    powerHouse Books,U.S.
    Publication date
    20 May 2008
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    American documentary photographer Peter Beste has spent the last eight years working in the milieu of this insulated and secretive community. Beste's access and insight has been absolutely without precedent, resulting in an amazing photographic journey.
    Review quote
    "When we're on the road, all we watch is VBS, and our favorite series is Norwegian Black Metal." -- Dave Grohl