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#1
I thought of putting this in the Pit, but the Metal forum just seems more fitting.

I've read that newer bands, like Dimmu, just do it to look metal, and that it's lost its meaning or something. There was some black metal band that said that, and they said that it's why they don't do corpse paint anymore. I'm just wondering, cause I've recently gotten into black metal, after hating it for a long time.
#2
Isn't it just there for a "scary" look? :s At least that what I think.

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#3
I think it was Mayhem's vocalist Dead who started it. He said he did it not to look scary like Alice Cooper, or stupid like Kiss, but to look like he was dead.

Death and metal go hand in hand and I think it all stemmed from that.
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#4
See: 'corpse'.
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I think it has something to do with badgers, possibly badger worship
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#10
nortt saod it was to help create a visual connection between his music and the concept of death. i think thats te best way ive ever heard it put.
though many bands (dimmu, cradle, gaahl/king version of gorgoroth) do it just because it looks cool or metal or like it will piss of faggy teenagers mums
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#13
It's a shame bands like Emperor and Mayhem aren't doing the corpsepaint anymore. Trve Black Metal somewhat disappeared after everyone got "busted" for church burnings and murders. After that, I dunno, it was Dimmu and Gorgoroth, they still did it, but like what was said, just for looks.
#14
Dead decided he wanted to look a little more like a corpse...

That was before he made himself REALLY look like a corpse...

Others than adopted corpse paint for aesthetic reasons.
#15
I was never actually a fan of corpse paint.



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its meant to look like death, and also, they're trying to look inhuman
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#18
It's just black metal style, I guess. Punks have mohawks and ripped up denim, Thrash metal fans have patched leather jackets, and black metal musicians want to look like the crow.
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It's a shame bands like Emperor and Mayhem aren't doing the corpsepaint anymore. Trve Black Metal somewhat disappeared after everyone got "busted" for church burnings and murders. After that, I dunno, it was Dimmu and Gorgoroth, they still did it, but like what was said, just for looks.

It's a shame Emperor aren't together anymore, oh wait that was seven years ago.
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#25
Gaahl is starting his own fashion line, lulz.
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Yeah I know. Oops, I forgot, Black Metal was never about the music

according to Gaahl, it isn't about the music. He said so himself in that interview everyone keeps referencing. He said, for him, it was about cred, image and rebellion, essentially.
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, man I forgot how much that interview is hilarious, especially right at the end:

*Gaahl stares off into the distance unblinkingly for over 2 minutes, eyes wide*

*turns slowly back to camera, eyes still open and unblinking*

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Because it's kvlt.
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"What does corpse paint symbolize?"

answer: "Because it's kvlt"

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"What does corpse paint symbolize?"

answer: "Because it's kvlt"


You know what I mean. I guess I should've said kvltness.
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haha yeah, I knew what you meant, I just felt like taking a shot at it
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Hey shut up! Wagner Antichrist taught me English and I speech fine English.
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Exactly.

Why is this thread still alive? This is a really dumb question and I can't believe it has lived this long. Its just a stunt.... every form of music has its own form of "stunt" that archives it into a set genre. That's just something that the metal and rock community has organically come to accept. It represents nothing other than the fact that aside from the sound and belief system that BM offers its something visual that can tie it to its own unique community.
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I hate these stupid fucking noob threads.
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