Unrelenting yet rhapsodic, Krallice's blast-beated epiphanies take black metal to the next step on Diotima. Justina Villanueva/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Viking's Choice: Metal And Outer Sound In 2009

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Viking's Choice: A Year Of Beautiful Noise

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