UNTIL THE LIGHT TAKES YOU
[Update: Apparently the video costs $4.99 to watch online, but that fee gets you access for 30 days in addition to all the bonus features. Still a good deal. -Ed.]
All you really need to know about black metal can be summed up in this infamous clip from Metal: A Headbanger’s Journey:
But in case you’ve got the itch for a little more you should most certainly check out Until the Light Takes Us, a documentary about the Norwegian black metal scene as told by filmmakers Aaron Aites and Audrey Ewell, released earlier this year. Our own Urbandale Grimes gave the film a 4.5 out of 5 horn review from an advance DVD he got before its September release date, but lucky for you the entire film is available online right now for free. MS contributor Corey Mitchell, busy working with Phil Anselmo on the latter’s autobiography, phoned in the tip that the filmmakers have made the film available for free for a limited time, complete with all the DVD’s bonus features. So if you’re feeling particularly grim today or you’ve just got 93 minutes to kill this weekend that you’d like to use to further your metal education go on and let the light take you.