Why it’s time to change the name of Black Flag from ‘Black Flag’ to ‘Black Death’

From the opening lines of Black Flags ‘Death of a Nation’ to the closing line of Black Death’s ‘The Death of a Race,’ this year’s black metal is often seen as the culmination of a decade-long artistic evolution.

And while the world was watching, the metal genre in its early days was still reeling from the deaths of influential black musicians, from Iron Maiden to Slipknot to Slayer to Black Flag.

This year, though, there’s a new album that’s going to change all that: Black Death.