“One Man Metal”: The Rise of the Un-Man Band

Striborg in his element

black metal music ever had a chance to break into the cultural “mainstream,” some three decades after the events that crystallized it in the subcultural imagination, now would likely be the time. The first feature film based on the topic, Lords of Chaos, has made its way to streaming services and may yet generate some outsider sympathy for this defiant and corrosive subculture. The non-fiction book of the…