March 21st, 2008

Devil, incubus, gentleman, martini, scoundrel

The Ninth Gate

The Ninth Gate
{#3 Halloween XLII A.S.}

The Ninth GateThis issue is a veritable tribute to Vlad Tepes, containing all things about The Impaler and the Vampiric genre, from artistry {the portrait of Vlad and the historical observation on the Voivod’s artistic representations by Warlock Nocturnum}, to statuary, jewelry, photography, poetry, music, intriguing film reviews, salacious gothic fetish models, to hypothetical statements, several interviews with proprietors {Nightshade, Vampire Wear}, authors {Michelle Belanger}, musicians {Anders Manga, Theatres Des Vampires, Soulfyre}, models {Devil Doll, Don Hendrie}, a black earth relation of The Dracula Tour {highly recommended}, delicious Vampire Wine, a biographical essay on Tepes by Warlock Nocturnum, and even a fictional interview with the man himself!

Most notable in My estimation is the compelling statement from Vlad The Just by Magister Lang {suitable for framing, in My opinion}, with splendid photographs of Lang's Vlad statue from Magus Gilmore, as well as an interview with Magister Lang.

For those who appreciate the darkly opulent eroticism of Vampira, Morticia Addams, Elvira, and Lily Munster, we have succulent fetish models richly spicing up the issue throughout {Devil Doll, Red Vamp, Vampire Wear}. The delightfully gloomy photography of Madame Webb, inclusive of somber natural locations, and Victorian total environments with their living and ever-living inhabitants.

With a slick magazine presentation filled to the brim within its 66+ pages, also included are elegant advertisements to the fine products of Scapegoat Publishing, Femaledictions, Headless Historicals, Nox Arcana, and Le'Rue Delashay.

The Ninth Gate is a publication that The Addams Family and The Munsters would subscribe to, and with an uplifted glass of black flame absinthe, is an absolute pleasure for The Blackthorne Manor to possess.


maze, baphomet, technomancy


I n f e r n u s
{V. VIII, Spring Equinox XLIII A.S., 24 pp.}

"The Voice of Satanism in Portugal."

Infernus VIII, Spring Equinox XLIII A.S.From Satan's Helloutro, who also brought us the Portuguese translation of The Satanic Bible, comes Infernus magazine, a beautifully-done Portuguese Satanic publication featuring essays on Carducci {including his distinguished poem Inno A Satana}, Atheism fundamentals, Surrealism, remarkable cover art "Don't Fear" by Simon, an art piece by D. Blackthorne, an interview with band Teatro Satanico {"Satanic Theater"}, aesthetic individualism, an analysis of amateur painting styles, plus much more.

Being that Satanism spans all languages and cultures worldwide {also see 'The Infernal Names' as an indication}, one can truly appreciate this international expression of our philosophy. Well done!

Hail Satan!