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Ptahil – The Almighty Propagator of Doom and Despair

All throughout 2012, there were countless members of the human population anticipating (i.e. fearing) what so many have apparently misinterpreted as the official date that our miserable world somehow get flushed right down the proverbial toilet. Yes, that much publicized calendar created by that much extinct Mayan civilization had the more gullible portion of Earth’s [&hellip

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Forbidden Magazine presents: Nate of the Living Dead’s “Best of 2012″

Greetings, Forbidden Fiends! Once again, it’s time to take a deep breath and reflect on the past year and revel in the knowledge that we’ve survived to tell the tale. For me, 2012 consisted of twelve tumultuous months spanning the spectrum of the experiences of life itself. From laughter to mourning, crazy to calm…it was [&hellip

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Black Goat of the Woods – self-titled EP

“Almost nobody dances sober, unless they happen to be insane.” – H.P. Lovecraft Whatever your personal slant may be, different types of music can have many different effects (good and, uh…bad) on the human mind and its vast spectrum of emotional reactions. The experience is most definitely special to the listener. A sappy love song [&hellip

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Satanic Bloodspraying – At the Mercy of Satan

“There is a beast in man that needs to be exercised, not exorcised.” – Anton LaVey Whoever initiated the idea that evil has no place in this world is a chump. I mean, without the proverbial “bad guy” to keep them busy, the “good guys” would most likely succumb to the realization of a meaningless [&hellip

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Boddicker/Kata Sarka – split

Official OCP Public Relations Memo, RE: crime rate increase Greetings once again, people of Old Detroit! It’s your old pal, Dick, here! As we all know, a lot has changed since the old man and that asshole, Bob Morton, left us. I know for many of you it’s been hard to deal with such a [&hellip

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Radiation Sickness – The Madness Begins (1987-1990)

“He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss, the abyss also gazes into you.” – Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good And Evil Ok, class…as I’ve touched on a few times before, the late 80’s and early 90’s were pivotal [&hellip

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Ptahil

It’s been a little over a year since Forbidden Magazine’s last interaction with Ft. Wayne, Indiana’s black metal outfit, Ptahil. Here, the band’s drummer, J. Mhághnuís, responds graciously via video…shedding some light on the upcoming release, rat-biting fans, and more! http://youtu.be/h2xDXiVMAAo

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Abyss Records Feature (Part 2)

As promised, fanatical fiends of the Forbidden…behold the second installment of the Abyss Records feature, examining the latest, greatest releases from the underground label! The records showcased this time around, are hot off the presses or represent what Abyss has in store for the remainder of 2012. With Composition of Flesh, Swedish death metal miscreants, [&hellip

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Abyss Records Feature (Part 1)

Welcome to the first installment of my two-part feature involving the latest, deadliest offerings from Abyss Records. Founded by Dan Ferguson in 2008, the label has since stretched its bloodied talons around the globe, always in search of the hardest-hitting outfits from various areas of extreme music. First up, are Norwegian black metal devastators, Fester. [&hellip

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Toxic Shock Syndrome – No Strings Attached demo

“Basically, I hate conformity. I hate people telling me what to do. It makes me want to smash things. So-called normal behavior patterns make me so bored, I could throw up!” – Wendy O. Williams Whoever said anything in the world of legitimate punk rock was supposed to be safe or friendly missed the point [&hellip

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