Monthly archives: December, 2015

Phantoms of the Orient: An Evening with Vhan of Aek Gwi!!

I don’t think I’ve seen the sun in days.   Maybe weeks.   This has actually been a pretty warm December so far here in a land known for its relatively cold winters.   It’s already the middle of December, and so far it’s just been kind of cold and wet outside (except for a…


Interview with Bestial Desekrator of Sexual Fornications and Goetic Ritual of Nocturnal Damnation!!

Interview conducted via email in August, 2014.   Thanks to Gumiho (구미호) for the translation from Korean to English. It took fucking forever to get this interview done, which was entirely my fault.   Anyway, there’s been a few updates since this interview took place- at the time of this writing, Goatphomet is on hold since…


Black Metal Banchan – Part 2: Oathean + Doritos

For Round 2 of the Black Metal Banchan (if you don’t know what banchan is, here’s the Wikipedia link for it you lazy fuck 😀).   Anyway, I chose this name for the series because it’s fairly similar to, say, the classy smorgasbord (Sweden), the potpourri (France), or even the all-you-eat Chinese buffet of gluttony…


Black Metal Banchan – Part 1: Sad Legend + Cheetos

Metal magazines and websites always talk about metal and beer, but what about metal and SNACKS?   Yeah, I know that anyone who listens to the excellent (and my favorite) podcast Illogical Contraption knows that they always do a snack chat segment during their show, but I always feel like I’m missing out on all the…