An interview with one of my all-time favourite blackened noise masters, Nekrasov, talking about the death and resurrection of the Nekrasov project, and the triumphant beginnings of his "negative wizard metal" Rebel Wizard project. Written for Heathen Harvest, and very mildly edited by Sage Weatherford.
"But then, after a while, you see it’s all the same and what used to be a
special and powerful realm rapidly lost its unique presence and morphed
into what it despised. What we see today is really an absolute horrid
outcome where everyone in the underground is exposed by marketing. Fucking marketing
of all things! So, when it was ‘revealed’ that the ‘alternative’ was
also a farce, I was pretty much ruined and went on my own way."
The Living Beasts: Broaching Nekrasov’s Hermetic Realm