“The great sower descends…”

As stated in my bio, I am a passionate fan of black metal and similar genres of “Dark” music. Therefore, from time to time, I like to share songs that I think especially capture the spirit of Tenebrous Satanism. “With Hearts Toward None II,” by Mgla, is one such song. What I find striking about this song is how vividly it conjures up a vision of a totally malign deity. If such a being truly exists, how can one nonetheless live in affirmation of Life? I find the sheer bleakness of this song compelling to meditate upon, because of the confrontation it forces with this question.

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“Eater of Stars, protrude your wings…”

As stated in my bio, I am a passionate fan of black metal and similar genres of “Dark” music.  Of such bands, one that has been the biggest influence on Tenebrous Satanism is Uada. It’s thus inevitable that I’ll be talking about their songs on here from time to time. In today’s case, the song in question is “In the Absence of Matter.” What does it have to do with Tenebrous Satanism? Well, regardless of what the band intended, the lyrics and sound both match up strikingly well with my gnosis of a certain entity: the one most central to my spiritual experiences in recent years. And to illustrate the connection, I’ll have to talk about the gnosis itself…

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“With a Thorn in Our Hearts”

As stated in my bio, I am a passionate fan of black metal and similar genres of “Dark” music. Therefore, from time to time, I like to share songs that I think especially capture the spirit of Tenebrous Satanism. “With a Thorn in Our Hearts,” by Alghazanth, is one such song. Musically as well as lyrically, it reflects a number of my heartfelt convictions about the Abyssal Void of Darkness.

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“By the Fire of the Will, and the Will of the Fire”

As is stated in my bio, I am a passionate fan of black metal.  As “exhibit A” in support of this claim, one may observe that the sixth and seventh tenets of the Tenebrous Creed contain wording inspired by Watain lyrics. And so, here’s the song in question, the band, and a few related musings…

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