Slayer Mag X – 20th Year Reissue Of Cult Norwegian Black Metal Zine Now Available

Wednesday, 18th June 2014

Bazillion Points Books and editor Jon “Metalion” Kristiansen have announced the limited release of a red hardcover 84pp reprint of the infamous Slayer Mag X, the crucial tenth issue of the legendary Norwegian metal fanzine Slayer Mag.

Kristiansen, has been deemed “the godfather of Norwegian black metal” by Enslaved, and Mayhem’s debut Deathcrush is dedicated to him. His essential interviews here are basically unguarded conversations among friends, the most complete and unfiltered document available for understanding the mindset and personalities involved in Norway’s violent attacks, murders, and church arsons during the early 1990s.

Slayer X contains lengthy interviews with:

• Emperor (Bård Faust, Samoth)
• Thou Shalt Suffer (Ihsahn)
• Bathory (Quorthon)
• Mayhem (Dead)
• Burzum (Varg Vikernes)
• Satyricon (Satyr)
• The 3rd And The Mortal (Kari Rueslåtten)
• Aghast (Nacht, Nebel)
• Darkthrone (Fenriz)
• Mysticum (Ravn)
• Abruptum (It)
• Dissection (Jon Nödtveidt)
• Thorns (Snorre Ruch)
• Ulver (Garm)
• Dark Funeral (David “Blackmoon” Parland)
• Mortiis
• Enslaved (Grutle Kjellson, Ivar Bjørnson)
• Gehenna (Dirge Rep, Sanrabb)
• Marduk (Morgan Håkansson)
• Sigh (Mirai Kawashima)
• Opeth (Mikael Åkerfeldt)
• Cradle Of Filth (Dani Filth)
• In The Woods… (Overlord Svithjod)

Plus Monumentum, Beyond Dawn, Insanity, Deceased, Order From Chaos, Sadistik Exekution, Monumentum, Nifelheim, Absu, Sadistic Intent, not to mention an early Necrovore appreciation, many record reviews, and opinionated editorials by various characters expressing various stances on the events around 1993.

“This is how Slayer Mag X was done, nothing has been changed and all errors are intact.” – Jon Kristiansen

Slayer Mag X is now available directly from Bazillion Points, publisher of Swedish Death Metal, Metalion: The Slayer Mag Diaries, Heavy Metal Movies, and other infernal reading. A limited red Slayer X T-shirt is also available while supplies last. Details here.