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Yes, "Christian" black metal. What do you think about it? It made me laugh, I find it hilarious. Is there anyone who knows anything about this weird-ass genre which seems so.. eh, I don't know, I'm speechless. "Christian black metal, also called Unblack metal, is black metal with Christian lyrics. The term comes from one of the first Christian black metal albums, Hellig Usvart (which means Holy Unblack), by Horde, released in 1994. The most notable bands in this genre are Antestor, Crimson Moonlight, Horde, Slechtvalk and Drottnar. The entire movement has faced opposition from Christians and secular/satanic bands as well. It’s still a very controversial genre, although it’s a lot more accepted than it was back in the 1990’s."

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"Christian Black Metal" Just the title of this thread makes me giggle. :U Black metal was not meant for Christians. Nope. No. Never.
^ one of the reasons it's called black metal is because of the satanic, un/anti christian lyrics, so calling a band christian black metal is sort of ironic :P
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offt' date=' Christian death metals bad enough, imo if it doesn't have anti/un Christian or ark/sinister lyrics...its not black metal....the thought made me laugh XD[/quote'] ^This. Christianity doesn't belong in any kind of metal, metal is too... metal. Especially the more brutal subgenres like black metal and death metal.
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black Sabbath burned crosses on stage and many Christians believed them to be satanic.... ozzy himself is nicked named the prince of darkness dio talking about Christianity on a metal documentary "A headbangers journey" saying how nuns hit children with rulers and how over dramatic it can be "if you sin you'll go to hell and suffer horribly"
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black Sabbath burned crosses on stage and many Christians believed them to be satanic.... ozzy himself is nicked named the prince of darkness dio talking about Christianity on a metal documentary "A headbangers journey" saying how nuns hit children with rulers and how over dramatic it can be "if you sin you'll go to hell and suffer horribly"
I'm not saying that they were Christians themselves, but they did have songs that included Christian imagery, especially the song After Forever: Have you ever thought about your soul - can it be saved? Or perhaps you think that when you're dead you just stay in your grave Is God just a thought within your head or is he a part of you? Is Christ just a name that you read in a book when you were in school? When you think about death do you lose your breath or do you keep your cool? Would you like to see the Pope on the end of a rope - do you think he's a fool? Well I have seen the truth, yes I've seen the light and I've changed my ways And I'll be prepared when you're lonely and scared at the end of our days Could it be you're afraid of what your friends might say If they knew you believe in God above? They should realize before they criticize that God is the only way to love Is your mind so small that you have to fall In with the pack wherever they run Will you still sneer when death is near And say they may as well worship the sun? I think it was true it was people like you that crucified Christ I think it is sad the opinion you had was the only one voiced Will you be so sure when your day is near, say you don't believe? You had the chance but you turned it down, now you can't retrieve Perhaps you'll think before you say that God is dead and gone Open your eyes, just realize that he's the one The only one who can save you now from all this sin and hate Or will you still jeer at all you hear? Yes! I think it's too late. ...and there are still 'Christians' who think Christian music is Satanic, so that argument doesn't hold much water.
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