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    Good article John, I didn't realise it was you who did that article about Tony and Compulsion. Answered my questions - I guess you're right in that it's just about time that all this stuff was compiled into one place, especially given that Hidden Reverse left it all out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mistersloane View Post
    Good article John, I didn't realise it was you who did that article about Tony and Compulsion. Answered my questions - I guess you're right in that it's just about time that all this stuff was compiled into one place, especially given that Hidden Reverse left it all out.

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    I'm glad you liked it - and I'm also glad that there are people taking the piss out of all this to people's faces, so I guess a variety of approaches is needed

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    I think my favourite was Vjing for an EBM band at the Slimelight which just consisted of me typing slogans on the screen like 'Fucking stupid middle class wankers playing with fascism'. And yeah, I always considered it infiltration - like I'm here, I'm mixed race, I'm queer, what motherfuckers, what?

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    Haha, great stuff from vim and mistersloane here.

    I know next to nothing about this 'scene' but all these bands that don't so much 'flirt with' Nazi imagery as drunkenly pull it and wake up next to it with a hangover - it all strikes me as being basically Marilyn Manson for people who think they've outgrown Marilyn Manson.

    That said, I bet Rammstein are enormous fun to see live... *cue death threats from the industrial purists*
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Tea View Post
    Haha, great stuff from vim and mistersloane here.

    I know next to nothing about this 'scene' but all these bands that don't so much 'flirt with' Nazi imagery as drunkenly pull it and wake up next to it with a hangover - it all strikes me as being basically Marilyn Manson for people who think they've outgrown Marilyn Manson.

    That said, I bet Rammstein are enormous fun to see live... *cue death threats from the industrial purists*
    I really like Der Blutharsch, some of it anyway. They're really pretty. The music, that is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Slothrop View Post
    And I guess there's a connection here to Wyndham Lewis, Ezra Pound
    How so?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stewart Home
    DIJ are sold ... on the basis that the "group" might be politically dodgy.

    Is this not a similar tactic to Home's posing as a skinhead in press shots to promote his 90s skinhead books?

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    Home WAS a skinhead in the eighties and most of the 90s. Not just in press shots.

    He's generally been very clear about his political positions as well, whereas DIJ have mystified their actual beliefs.

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    I dressed up as a skinhead for various publicity photographs and then put a pair of these pictures on the front of two titles published by AK Press. Since potential readers would see what appeared to be someone involved in a youth cult on the front, it would hopefully bring to mind the New English Library skinhead and hells' angel novels of the early seventies.
    -http://www.stewarthomesociety.org/art/paint.htm

    I hope it doesnt look like ive spent the last 3 months scouring the internet for quotations...I just came across this.

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    Weird throwback to this thread from the beard-stroking world of Craft Beer:
    http://www.blackenedsunbrewing.co.uk/

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    Appears Wakeford's Above The Ruins LP is getting a reissue.

    The label responsible has stated: Part the money from sales will be donated to charities like “Hunt Saboteurs”, “Southall Black Sisters” and "Animal defense community".


    Doesn't take a lot to pick up on a possible, unpleasant connotation there - though, with Wakeford now belting out anti-fascist lyrics with the reformed Crisis, who knows? Not that I've any intention of buying this, either way.

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    It's a pretty awful record even if you gloss over the subject matter and the people involved.

    Do you have a link to the label? I am wondering if Southall Black Sisters know about this and are OK with having donations from the proceeds of an album originally released by a bunch of NF losers...

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    Quote Originally Posted by john eden View Post

    Do you have a link to the label? I am wondering if Southall Black Sisters know about this and are OK with having donations from the proceeds of an album originally released by a bunch of NF losers...
    Yep, here: https://infinitefog.bandcamp.com/alb...gs-of-the-wolf

    Main site: https://infinitefog.ru/

    They also seem to be putting out some Zos Kia retrospective.
    Would be interested to hear SBS' take on it, assuming it's not just a racist joke.

    (ETA: also contains their track from the No Surrender NF comp, though doesn't mention the source or context).

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    Well they seem like wrong 'uns.

    It's pretty stupid to think that nobody will mention the elephant in the room on this one.

    I assume TW thinks giving money to progressive organisations makes the fascist nonsense on the album OK.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vimothy View Post
    Death in June are very scary.
    No they aren't. I can easily torture them via sleep deprivation with a diet of nonstop japanoise.

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