Tag: metal

  • Metal & Racism: How Many More Chances for Phil Anselmo?

    Last week, concert footage showed Phil Anselmo – former lead singer of Pantera, and currently in the band Down – sieg heiling and yelling “White Power!” At first, Anselmo said it was a joke and he would not apologize. So unsurprisingly this is not the first time Anselmo has been involved in promoting racism and […]

  • ‘Resistance: Anti-NSBM’ benefit albums

    The Dark Skies Above Us Collective has released three benefit albums of “anti-NSBM” (National Socialist Black Metal) bands. Each album is a benefit for a great cause: an anti-fascist’s medical bills, the post-release fund for former environmental prisoner Eric McDavid, and funds for the families of the 43 students murdered in Guerrero, Mexico. Each of […]

  • Crushing Intolerance: Black Metal Benefit Comp

    In a genre that has attracted more than its fair share of Nazis, it’s always nice to see good Black Metal bands get together for a great cause. The compilation Crushing Intolerance Vol. 1 is available as a download for a donation, which goes to Women on Waves. This innovative group has a ship and […]

  • Burzum’s Varg Vikernes Sentenced for ‘Inciting Racial Hatred’

    Almost a year to the day after he was arrested on suspicion of plotting a massacre, notorious black metal singer Varg Vikernes has been found guilty of inciting racial hatred. According to Norway’s The Local, a French court gave the Burzum frontman a six-month suspended sentence and ordered him to pay a €8,000 ($10,888 USD) fine. […]

  • Love music /// Hate Fascism! #1

    Here is a recommend list of antifascist bands as of July of 2009. We will try to update this list soon with more genres and diversity…