You can be a monster, or not: However you’re born or made or make yourself, you have that right, and you matter.
The way things are right now, anger is the only mature response. In Black Metal I distinguish not just anger, but defense of the right to even BE angry.
Everyone knows the story about the Hookman–but why? This redoubtable but stupid urban legend sticks around because, like devil myths, it has an agenda.
“The greatest representative of autonomy is Satan,” say dismal anti-abortion kooks at “Created Equal.” I might put that quote on my business cards.
Saudi Arabia’s murderous theocracy took pains recently to drive Lilith out of their kingdom–in the unlikely form of Satanic professional wrestler Aleister Black.