In the emptiness of the Americanized civilization of the West we live in, every thinking individual who respects oneself is obliged to fight for his self-advancement on all fronts. The words of Heraclitus – the Pre-Socratic philosopher – are here to show us the way; «Τα παντα ρει» / Everything flows, everything is changing. You cannot remain the same in a world that is constantly changing. Life is full of challenges but you must be awake in order to perceive the messages and be able to learn from your own faults. Self-development in body and soul is necessary if you desire to reach the Faustian spirit and conquer your destiny.
Interview excerpt from The Sinister Flame, Issue V: Aristocracy of Wolves (Summer 2016 e.v.)
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To the beautiful sound of cracking skulls, The Sinister Flame proudly presents its fifth issue, further exploring the abyss with ABIGOR, MARE, MORDOR, NASTROND, HIEROPHANT’S DESCENT, Temple of Them, XANTOTOL and Jarl Flagg Nidhogg of Darker Than Black. Aside from interviews, the issue also includes review sections and a special article by Northern Heritage that focuses on the connection of nature and Black Metal. DEAD REPTILE SHRINE, SATANIC WARMASTER, MUSTA KAPPELI, PHLEGEIN and VORDR all discuss the relevance of natural surrounding to themselves and their artistic work.