Church of Misery
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Nippon Riffin': Japan’s Nastiest (and Best) Metal, Part II
23 Jul 2013 // 5:30 PM

We're tackling death, doom, blackened thrash and black and sludge metal, here; the heavier end of the Japanese metal scene is our destination.

Nippon Riffin': Japan’s Nastiest (and Best) Metal, Part I
22 Jul 2013 // 5:30 PM

Japan has a proud history of exporting some fantastically thunderous metal. This month's Ragnarök is a two-part exploration of the Japanese metal scene, covering its history and an in-depth look at five of the nation's very best metal bands.


Church of Misery: Master of Brutality / The Second Coming
7 May 2012 // 5:00 PM

Church of Misery come closest to matching Sabbath riff for riff since Sleep fell off their Holy Mountain.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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