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anarcho_metal's Journal

Anarchy ist krieg

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Anarchist metalheads
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Anarchists who LOVE metal
"Lemmy considers himself an anarchist,saying that "government causes more problems than it solves" and that he is "anti-communism, fascism, any extreme." from the wikipedia article on Lemmy Kilmister http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lemmy
I'm not certain if Lemmy has a solid basis in anarchist philosophy, I just thought the quote
apt.

I decided to start this community in response to the lack of a metal community online amongst anarchists. This is primarily meant for extreme metalheads who identify with leftist or post-leftist anarchist philosophy. I do not recognize so-called "National Anarchism" as anything more than racist trash. Don't like it? Too bad. As a result this is a closed community.

I also recognize that metalheads tend to take it too seriously sometimes. As a dedicated metalhead I'd recommend taking Spazztic Blur's philosophy to heart: "if 'yer serious, you lose!"

No gods, no masters, just metal!

Recommended websites
http://www.infoshop.org/faq/index.html
www.metal-archives.com
A community on myspace for anarchists who love black metal:
http://groups.myspace.com/bmanarchists

Some new (2006-) explicitly anarchist* metal bands constantly updated:

http://www.myspace.com/panopticonation
(Anarcho-pagan black metal)
http://www.myspace.com/peregrinemetal
(Anarcho-primitivist/Anti-civ death metal)
http://www.myspace.com/diskra
(I know they're not technically new but they're originators. Anarchists playing blackened crust/grind from Canada)
http://www.myspace.com/dazdthecult
(Anarchist blackened doom crust)
http://www.myspace.com/saltoftheearth666
(Thrash metal/hardcore played by anarchist wobblies)

*This refers to bands that have stated anarchist philosophies.

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