The Old Black: 12. Progressive, Avant-Garde and Post-Black Metal
This week we discuss the ongoing experimentation in Black Metal and the controversey they generate.
The Old Black: 10. Blackened Folk and Viking Metal
This week we discuss the influence of Folk and ideas of Vikings on Black Metal, and the diversity of cultural influence.
The Old Black: 8. Blackened Death Metal
This week we discuss Blackened Death Metal and why it is so hard to find a band playing in the style.
The Old Black: 7. Symphonic Black Metal
This week we discussSymphonic Black Metal and the hostility that has been garnered from traditional Black Metal fans.
The Old Black: 5. Changing Styles
This week we discuss the pioneering bands, both First and Second Wave, who changed stylistically, some abandoning the genre all together.
The Old Black: 4. The Second Wave Outside Norway
This week we discuss the Second Wave outside of Norway and how it led to a lack of diversity within the scene.
The Old Black: 3. The Second Wave in Norway
This week we discuss the controversial scene in Norway in the early 90’s and how it revolutionised the face of Black Metal.
The Old Black: 2. Between Waves
This week we discuss the bands who came of age before the Second Wave in Norway and the particular brands of Black […]
The Old Black: 1. The First Wave
On this weeks show we discuss the origins of Black Metal, some of the pioneering bands and how the facination with the […]
The Old Black
The Old Black is the story of Black Metal, one of the most mysterious and controversial musical genres in history. From simple […]