Saturday, June 20, 2009

darkness, night, nihilism, solitude, misery, misanthropy and death

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Zdzisław Beksiński (24 February 1929 – 21 February 2005) was a renowned Polish painter, photographer, and sculptor who is best known as a fantasy artist.

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Friday, June 5, 2009

Little is known about this group of extreme musicians who hail from parts of the Netherlands and Belgium. Stalaggh comes from the German word "stalag" which was a WWII concentration camp. The extra G and H stands for global holocaust. The real names and faces of the members involved will never be revealed and they will never perform live. The most extreme factor most commonly known for Stalaggh is that they actually have mental patients do the vocals for their albums. One in particular "guest" vocalist was locked away for brutally stabbing his own mother over 30 times to death at the age of 16. One of the "musicians" was almost murdered during the recording process and it was all recorded. The reasoning for recording the mental patients is because the band really wanted the hatred and painful emotions to be REAL and truly felt. It's almost hard to believe but these are the facts of this sick band. One thing is certain, Stalaggh truly represents the total annihilation of all human life...


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Sunday, April 26, 2009

Costantin Brancusi (1876-1957) was one of the founding figures of modern sculpture and one of the most original artists of the twentieth-century. His groundbreaking carvings introduced abstraction and primitivism into sculpture for the first time, and were as important as Picasso’s paintings to the development of modern art.

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

-"After coming into contact with a religious man I always feel I must wash my hands."
- "A casual stroll through the lunatic asylum shows that faith does not prove anything."
-"A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still: you must not want to see everything."
-"A subject for a great poet would be God's boredom after the seventh day of creation."
-"Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent."
-"All sciences are now under the obligation to prepare the ground for the future task of the philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the true hierarchy of values."
-"All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth."
-"Art is not merely an imitation of the reality of nature, but in truth a metaphysical supplement to the reality of nature, placed alongside thereof for its conquest."
-"Art is the proper task of life."
-"Egoism is the very essence of a noble soul."
-"Every church is a stone on the grave of a god-man: it does not want him to rise up again under any circumstances."
-"Faith: not wanting to know what is true."

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Vlad Tepes was a French black metal band which was formed in Brest in 1992. The name originated from the 15th century Wallachian ruler, the inspiration for Bram Stoker's fictional vampire Dracula. The group belongs to The Black Legions. Worlok Drakksteim also has a side project named Black Murder. He is the composer of that band, while Wlad Drakksteim is the composer for Vlad Tepes. Vlad Tepes were one of the Black legions bands featured in the magazine The Black Plague - First Chapter (And Maybe Last One) in 1995.

After a number of self-released demos, the demo-tape War Funeral March (1994) was released on the American market by Full Moon Productions. It was followed the next year by March to the Black Holocaust, a split release with fellow Black Legions act Belkètre, issued on the french Embassy Productions. In 1996, another split album with the Black Legions project Torgeist, Black Legions Metal, was released by the French Drakkar Productions.Most of the releases don't surpass the 666 copies, unless they are bootlegged.

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Vlad Tepes - Rehearsal Winter 1993 [1993]
Vlad Tepes - Celtic Poetry [1994]
Vlad Tepes - War Funeral March [1994]
Vlad Tepes - Into Frosty Madness [1995]
Vlad Tepes - Dans Notre Chute [1996]
Vlad Tepes - La Morte Lune [1997]

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Monday, April 6, 2009

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