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The Meads of Asphodel

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The Meads of Asphodel Interviews and Features

Below are our features and interviews with The Meads of Asphodel.

Interview

Metatron Talks About "The Murder Of Jesus The Jew"

In black metal, an album involving themes of religion is about as original as lyrics about Satanism and corpse paint. However, The Meads Of Asphodel brings an intelligent perspective to the life of Jesus Christ with “The Murder Of Jesus The Jew" (reviewed here). A title that is surrounded by music that is far from linear, incorporating everything from Broadway-style interludes to lengthy instrumentals to infectious acoustic numbers. It’s off-putting, guaranteed to offend many people, and is one of the best albums to come from the genre in years.

I recently had the pleasure of talking to frontman Metatron in late January about the amount of research involved in such a lofty concept, his views on religion, and the possibility of live shows in the future. We spoke for almost an hour and much of it is presented here. It’s lengthy, but worth the read for those that want a little more insight into not only “The Murder Of Jesus The Jew,” but the man behind its lyrical creation. Trust me though; this interview isn’t for the faint of heart or those that put their beliefs into any religious body. More...

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