“…with gangrene edges”: Alterity and Howls of Ebb (Hybrid Weird Metal #1)

Tentacular invisible mother divine! Greetings everyone, and welcome to my first post of 2018. While I tie up some other bits and pieces of research, I thought I’d get some initial ideas down about work I’ll be doing this year on alterity, wrongness, otherness, etc., in some bands doing especially interesting things, mainly in death […]

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Four Theses on Weird Metal

The post below was originally given as a paper entitled ‘”Within this music’s darkness are glinting the treasures”: Four Theses on Weird Metal’ at The Weird: Fugitive Fictions and Hybrid Genres – a conference run by the University of London on 8 November 2013. It has been tweaked to make sense as a blog post, with recent […]

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