"Pretty much every truely obsessive black metal fan is gonna want this, whether they actually read it or not. . . . An essential, and maybe controversial [addition] to your metal music library" -- Aquarius Records --Aquarius Records"
essays are all exercises in passionate engagement, intellectual without being dryly academic . . . an exhilarating example of how to write about music as if it matters."
Enjoyable reading for anyone interested in the more extreme forms of metal and contemporary theory --Culture Magazine