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(The Other) Top 10 Most Ridiculous Black Metal Pics of All Time

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It's been a year since Mike of Ruthlessreviews.com posted his famous Top 10 Most Ridiculous Black Metal Pics of All Time. He has just recently followed this up with (The Other) Top 10 Most Ridiculous Black Metal Pics of All Time. These are humorous must-read pages for any metalhead who can laugh at metal and/or black metal (whether a fan of it or not).

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1. jesus writes:

the last pick is quite funny.

# Aug 17, 2005 @ 10:29 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Veta writes:

Thank you. That was hysterical! I needed that.

# Aug 17, 2005 @ 11:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. WicKeD writes:

Well.. I like black metal but I have to admit that some photos are quite fun.. But I didn't like some coments of that mutha f***ar!! Who da hell does he think he is? He doesn't unde4rstand shiit about black metal, so shut da hell up and go masturbate to your room stupid bastard. And by the way.. you're the gay, not Dani! Have some fuking respect goddamn!!

# Aug 17, 2005 @ 11:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Veta writes:

I agree with you Wicked, I didn't like many of the comments he made but most of the pictures were quite funny.

# Aug 17, 2005 @ 1:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. RememberMetal? writes:

Ah...black metal....No sub-genre has caused me more laughter (complete with tears) than blackmetal the older the more funny generally.

At the end of the day the important thing is "does the MUSIC sound good?"

"Some" black metal borders on timeless......but if the answer is "no" than the whole thing is as laughable as KISS when they really were taking themselves seriously....My question to Wicked is why show respect to someone who is going out of their way to look absolutely f***ing foolish?....I don't generally have any respect for clowns who perform at a toddlers birthday partY...

Other than the disired response from people how is this different?

I support being oneself but this stuff doesn't enhance the music for anyone unless their 15 and puberty has given them brain-fever....Same for the non-black metal bands that do/did this (Slipknot, Mudvayne, etc.) Too each his own I suppose but all it is to me is a gimmick to bait the stupid.

# Aug 17, 2005 @ 9:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. some_guy writes:

Any type of music should be about the MUSIC, not about the image.

# Aug 17, 2005 @ 11:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. punkart.com writes:

go easy. go easy guy.it is about art.I love art. music is about looking respectible? no it's wild man.wild. be free ~

# Aug 18, 2005 @ 4:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. HBBF writes:

No.....black metal will NEVER be the same to me after seeing this LOLOLOLOLOLO
Mike makes a good poin - black metal indeed LOOKS ridiculous. get a life, boys. they really look gay, after all.

# Aug 18, 2005 @ 6:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. azuremouse writes:

LOL, that really was funny. I think its time people lose the paint, its a retarded gimmick. Rarely anyone wears it well.

# Aug 18, 2005 @ 6:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. RememberMetal? writes:

The sad thing is some black metal bands offer quality that transcends their image....The image only serves to identify them with a scene and style......It is however, outlandish and laughable especially the outifts, makeup and weaponry.....That and they take it so seriously......I challenge anyone not to laugh at those pictures of Immortal....I was sobbing on the floor I was laughing so hard.

Look at Dimmu Borgir, COB, Satyricon and Darkthrown......Well, I mean listen dont look....They are extremely good and original (yes some of them have sold out a tad) musicians with more chops than a lumber jack but they could have wowed people without the silly imagry....

Im not a raging Nirvana fan but I think it's high time we had some regular looking dudes put out some music that knocks people flat in the same manner....

# Aug 18, 2005 @ 7:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. DOODterroristen writes:

Lol, that picture of Carpathian Forest is so very f***ing disgusting that even satan wouldn't want to touch that. GOD DAMN!!!

# Aug 18, 2005 @ 7:48 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Symbolic writes:

Well dont blame the creators for this one, You dont see any Bathory or Venom pictures in therr, I Think some black metal bands go a bit far, but like RememberMetal? said, There is extremely good and original music out there from the black metal genre, dont forget about Emperor, that bands kicks f***ing ass. There is as much good as there is bad i guess.

# Aug 18, 2005 @ 8:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. nocturnalpulse writes:

this guys a fu*cking loser some bands do look ridiculus and funny but wtf .....man how can u make fun of cradle of filth they are probly the best black metal band ever along with bathory and dimmu borgir

# Aug 20, 2005 @ 1:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. a writes:

i liked the last picture very much... hahahahaha....

# Aug 20, 2005 @ 3:57 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Vicious Betrayal writes:

How can you not make fun of cradle? There music is fuccking cheese to the max and they look like a bunch of idiots !!!!!

Black metal is a fuccking joke and gives metal a bad name..........and look!!!

# Aug 20, 2005 @ 10:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. weirdo writes:

f*** regular looking dudes, corpsepaint forever!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

# Aug 20, 2005 @ 6:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. psythe writes:

the two rules of black metal:
1. Don't be gay.
2. Don't be Dani Filth (see also rule number one).

# Aug 21, 2005 @ 8:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. RememberMetal? writes:

Ol' Dani Filth has put on the pounds too hasn't he?...He didnt always look so plump, he's enirely too silly looking with or without makeup to be in awe of.

# Aug 21, 2005 @ 10:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. StealthWarrior writes:

ROFLMAO!

HAHAHA! I love thed Dani and Galder/Old Mans Child pics.

Most of all I loved the Immortal 'wrestling' scenes. Hahahahahaha love the expressions on horgh's face.

# Aug 22, 2005 @ 8:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. WicKeD writes:

Ok, I agree taht some pictures are fuking funny.. But I don't agree with your comments for their music! CoF is a great band!! And Old Mans Child too.. Dimmu also.. Just fuking listen and don't give a damn for how they dress or look like.. Black metal fukin rulez!!

# Aug 22, 2005 @ 4:42 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. dravenmaxx writes:

f***in' funny pics,you've gotta be able to laugh at your own style! But any more mention of Cradle of Filth being "gay", and I'm seriously going to have to put a hit out on this Mike character.

# Aug 27, 2005 @ 2:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. RememberMetal? writes:

Wicked is right to that extent, compared to most music (and indeed metal) black metal definitely has it's perks, I just wish the genre could move beyond the style of attire.

# Aug 27, 2005 @ 7:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. rancid_bloody_rotten_twat writes:

hahaha...those are good...dani filth always looks like a fag.....i think nattefrost should have been in that. he looks like a dumb prick. and the last pic is funny as sh**. hail satan.

# Aug 29, 2005 @ 9:15 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. saltyjizzumwarrior writes:

Fuggin' hysterical...Maniac looks like Rob Halford circa 1978. And speaking of gay, CoF and Dummy Burger turned BM into a joke years ago. Let's face it, the BM scene fizzled back in 1997, and the top 10 most ridiculous pics prove it!

# Sep 4, 2005 @ 11:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. marcus writes:

personally, i think dimmu borgir has a pretty cool image that matches their music. although galder, the "bald guy" really does ruin it....i just cant look at him and take him seriously. especially after reading the comments about him on that list

# Sep 5, 2005 @ 2:04 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Joe writes:

I don't get why people who listen to black metal put on all that make up.
Even a little make up.


GAY.

# Sep 5, 2005 @ 2:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Broken face writes:

First of all dani filth and the rest of cradle of filth r fags in tight leather and make up, there morbid fukas that should have killd emselfs a long time ago. personally i anit into this gothic crappy metal but im sure there is "sum" talentd ppl out there i them bands but for fuk sake sort it out with all the make up and killin bullsh** that no 1 gives a fuk about. As 4 wat ppl say about slipknot and mudvayne they fukin rule tho i do agree with the image gimmics goin on

# Sep 5, 2005 @ 8:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. petrucci worshipper writes:

dimmu borgir is ok to an extent. the only part of black metal i like is the synths. but other than that it is bullsh**. absolute waste of ppls time and money. i wish mike wld do this more often. had a good laugh in the pic where this dude gives a pose like hes gonna be hit by somethin and the fat guy behind him shouting. lol that was funny sh** man. and btw danny sucks. also the last pic disgusts me

# Sep 9, 2005 @ 5:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. ODIN writes:

No comment about this sh** ............
pics. prove that the whole sh** is funny...........

# Sep 11, 2005 @ 4:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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