How a music genre known as black metal came to be related to church burnings

This article by Jason C. Bivins originally appeared in The Conversation

Many of the younger Scandinavian black metal bands believed that the “purity” of their ancient Norse culture had been diluted by the influence of Judeo-Christian religions.

Swedish heavy metal band Ghost B.C. performing in Baltimore. Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP

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