Satanist entryism into the UK folk scene
November 28, 2018 9:20 AM Subscribe
Usually photographed in unassuming knitwear and spectacles, Moult is an accomplished, well-regarded musician; he was a regular member of Irish avant-folk band United Bible Studies and his own music has appeared on labels including A Year in The Country and Fort Evil Fruit. For at least two decades, however, Moult, under pseudonyms including Christos Beest, Beesty Boy and Audun, was a core member of The Order of Nine Angles...[CW: rape, sexual assault, racism, fascism, Nazi imagery, human sacrifice, grave desecration (graphic images). Everything really.]
Further links and context:
This is the first article in a series by The Quietus on extreme politics in underground music. Introduction to the series here.
The Order of Nine Angles may be familiar from coverage of the neo-Nazi Atomwaffen Division in the US, recently the subject of a Frontline and ProPublica investigation [megathread link]. Jake Hanrahan has been covering the group for a long time: his mammoth twitter thread on Atomwaffen Division and the Order of Nine Angles (or here as a medium link). A split in the group caused by Atomwaffen’s infiltration by Satanists was discussed on the Blue back in March, with more details on the Order of Nine Angles and how they fit into the broader class of “Satanists”.
Richard Moult’s tarot deck, featured in the first image of the article. [archive.org link]
[There’s an enormous amount of online resources by and about the Order of Nine Angles, including Richard Moult’s own site and his bandcamp, but I won’t be linking them here.]
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