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The Compleat Witch by Anton Szandor LaVey

The Compleat Story of The Compleat Witch by Magistra Peggy Nadramia, High Priestess of the Church of Satan

High Priestess Nadramia’s extensive research now brings to you the genesis and publication history of Anton Szandor LaVey’s most controversial book. Released as THE COMPLEAT WITCH, later retitled upon its Feral House republication THE SATANIC WITCH, you can follow the birth of this book and the efforts it took to bring it out in an era when many occult efforts regarding witchcraft were flooding the booksellers shelves. It stood out then as a blasphemous, carnal alternative to the competition, and still remains a work that some find shocking and offensive. Follow this link to read this thorough article, and you’ll […]

William Mortensen "Mary Magdalene The Sinner" 1927 from The King of Kings book commissioned by Cecil B DeMille at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

A Celebration of the 125th Birthday of America’s Visionary Photographic Artist WILLIAM MORTENSEN.

Image: William Mortensen “Mary Magdalene The Sinner” 1927 from The King of Kings book commissioned by Cecil B DeMille at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston William Mortensen at 125 – a multi-venue celebration of the 125th birthday of on America’s – and history’s – greatest visionary photographic artist. William Mortensen (January 27, 1897 – August 12, 1965) was an American photographic artist, who first gained acclaim for his Hollywood portraits in the 1920s in the Pictorialist style and later for viscerally manipulated photography, often touching on themes of the occult. Venues paying tribute: Heritage Museum of Orange County, Santa Ana CA, […]

JD Sword: "Get Behind Me Satan! How Decades of Satanic Panic Created Qanon Today."

JD Sword: “Get Behind Me Satan! How Decades of Satanic Panic Created Qanon Today.”

It may seem like the internet conspiracy theory known as QAnon originated with the 2016 election of Donald Trump, but actually, the origins of Pizzagate and QAnon go back much further. JD Sword, the Satanic Skeptic, explores the era known as the Satanic Panic, how skeptics and Satanists fought against misinformation back then, and how those insights inform the ongoing struggle for reason and critical-thinking today. JD is a columnist for Skeptical Inquirer focusing on demonic topics.

MALFORM: Khaos

MALFORM: Chaos

Malform returns with their first new album in seven years: Khaos. Khaos features a discordant mix of Digital Hardcore, Black Metal, Drum & Bass, Industrial Metal, Punk, Noise, and Dark Ethereal. Available at malform.net for streaming and download. Name your price! MALFORM on Bandcamp.

The Wedding Funeral Florida Tour 2022

The Wedding Funeral’s Debut Florida Tour

This January, The Wedding Funeral embarks on its first tour of Florida, including dates in Virginia and Pennsylvania. New songs from The Wedding Funeral’s upcoming second album will be debuted live as well. JANUARY WEDDING FUNERAL TOUR 1/13/22 – Tallahassee, FL – The Warrior on the River 1/14/22 – Orlando, FL – Maxine’s on Shine 1/15/22 – Fort Myers, FL – Howl Gallery 1/21/22 – Williamsburg, VA – Brass Cannon Brewery 1/22/22 – Phoenixville, PA – The Soundbank More details can be found at theweddingfuneral.com. The Wedding Funeral is the brainchild of internationally touring, alternative punk-blues musician Darren Deicide and […]

Church of Satan wishes you a Happy New Year!

To a Creative New Year!

Tomorrow begins year LVII, Anno Satanas. Perspective is a crucial tool for all of we sorcerers. We must accurately judge our own abilities, then cultivate these talents, so that we may engage the world with what we produce from our mind’s forge, fired by the Black Flame within us. Our creations are at first judged along side of, and by, our contemporaries, and that is but a transient evaluation. As the years pass, one’s handiworks might enter the realm of timelessness. They must then stand or fall amongst those icons wrought by the giants of the past, and those yet […]

Rev. MoriVond: Every Man and Woman is a Star

Reverend Count MoriVond reads from THE SATANIC SCRIPTURES

Every Man and Woman is a Star. “The important point is that the Satanic Magician’s Is-To-Be’s do not only go through his own event horizon, but through those of certain other individuals as well, to strengthen the reality his vision creates.” Follow this link to purchase a copy of The Satanic Scriptures. DRBP is the clerical corner for the Alien Elite on the internet where I read authentic Satanic canon, approved and sanctioned by the administrators of the Church of Satan. —The Reverend Count MoriVond

The Black House in Winter

A SUPERLATIVE SOLSTICE!

The Winter Solstice is again upon we denizens of the Northern Hemisphere. Nature’s power is awesome, always to be respected, and as our days begin to lengthen, the gelid outdoors contrast with our toasty indoor spaces here at The Black House in the Haunted Hudson Valley.  Ralph Vaughan Williams scored the film SCOTT OF THE ANTARCTIC in 1948, which told the tragic tale of Scott’s failed Terra Nova expedition to reach the South Pole. RVW fashioned passages from this music into his Symphony No. 7 “Sinfonia Antartica” which was completed in 1952. Its five movements offer a sweeping aural rendition of […]

Vox Satanae - Episode #536: Yule V 13th-21st Centuries

Vox Satanae – Episode #536: Yule V – 13th-21st Centuries – Week of December 20, 2021

Vox Satanae – Episode #536 – Yule V 13th-21st Centuries This week we hear anonymous and traditional works as well as works by Pierre de Manchicourt, Heinrich Scheidemann, Marc-Antoine Charpentier, Michel Corrette, Franz Liszt, Ottorino Respighi, Victor Hely-Hutchinson, Charles Wood, George Ratcliffe Woodward, Leroy Anderson, Edward Arthur, and Samuel Scheidt. 164 Minutes – Week of December 20, 2021 Stream Vox Satanae Episode 536. Download Vox Satanae Episode 536.