“When most people think of black metal, they think of pasty white Scandinavian guys shrieking about topics like pagan rites, death, rebirth, and nature in the middle of the woods. It’s about fighting back against cultural oppression (when it’s not rooted in outright bigotry).
You know who else has been oppressed and forced to forget their origins while their ancestral lands have been taken over by interlopers over the span of hundreds of years? Native Americans. That’s why the solo black metal act Blackbraid and his particular brand of black metal stands out. It’s all so very real…”