The glory of grimdark fantasy

Cover of Mark Lawrence’s Prince of Thorns, Book 1 of the Broken Empire

What its novels lack in moral messages and optimism, they usually more than compensate for with cynicism and gratuitous violence.

A note on history: Taking metal to its zenith

The term “extreme metal” refers to music that takes all the characteristics of metal and pushes them even further. Basically, it’s metal at its fastest, rawest, most abrasive, and noisiest.

Art of the earth

“I do my work in order to help show my love for nature and for the things around me.”