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Nierty Interviews and Features

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Nierty Talks Religious Themes In Black Metal

Update: the editorial on Christian black metal is now available for viewing at this location.

The release of our editorial on Christian themes in black metal (which is a companion to this Unearthing the Metal Underground column on "unblack" metal bands) is drawing near, but in the mean time we'll be hearing from the bands themselves. While researching the bands in the scene, I sent out interview questions to musicians taking either a pro-Christian or an anti-Christian stance on the subject.

Below you can find the answers provided from guitarist Skaven from Nierty, who takes a middle of the road approach, defending Christian musicians who choose to play black metal, while he himself has not taste for religion. You can also check out Nierty's music at the band's official MySpace profile.

Our previous interviews on the anti-Christian side came from Plaag, Dehumanation, Frames, and Throne of Malediction. You can also read the answers from the pro-Christian musicians from Diamoth, Elgibbor, and Winter's Dawn. More...

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