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N.I.L. (band)

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N.I.L. ("Nihilism Is Liberation") is an American ambient black/doom metal band formed in 2004 by N. Imperial (a pseudonym of Neill Jameson). [1]

22 relations: Acoustic music, Ambient music, Battle Kommand Records, Black metal, Blast beat, Corpse paint, Doom metal, Downtempo, Drone (music), Encyclopaedia Metallum, Krieg (band), Minimalism, Neill Jameson, New Jersey, Nihilism, Ostinato, Pseudonym, Solitude, Solo (music), Somers Point, New Jersey, Southern Lord Records, United States.

Acoustic music

Acoustic music is music that solely or primarily uses instruments that produce sound through acoustic means, as opposed to electric or electronic means; typically the phrase refers to that made by acoustic string instruments.

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Ambient music

Ambient music is a genre of music that puts an emphasis on tone and atmosphere over traditional musical structure or rhythm.

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Battle Kommand Records

Battle Kommand Records (BKR) was an American independent record label founded by Blake Judd and Rebecca Clegg in 2004, based in St. Charles, Illinois.

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Black metal

Black metal is an extreme subgenre of heavy metal music.

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Blast beat

A blast beat is a drum beat that originated in hardcore punk and grindcore, and is often associated with certain styles of extreme metal, namely black metal and death metal,Adam MacGregor, PCP Torpedo by Agoraphobic Nosebleed review, Dusted, June 11, 2006.

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Corpse paint

Corpse paint or corpsepaint is a style of black and white makeup used by black metal bands for concerts and band photos.

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Doom metal

Doom metal is an extreme style of heavy metal music that typically uses slower tempos, low-tuned guitars and a much "thicker" or "heavier" sound than other metal genres.

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Downtempo (sometimes used synonymously with "trip hop") is a genre of electronic music similar to ambient music, but with a greater emphasis on beats and a less "earthy" sound than trip hop.

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Drone (music)

In music, a drone is a harmonic or monophonic effect or accompaniment where a note or chord is continuously sounded throughout most or all of a piece.

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Encyclopaedia Metallum

Encyclopaedia Metallum: The Metal Archives (commonly known as Metal Archives per the URL or just MA) is a website which lists bands from various forms of heavy metal music.

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Krieg (band)

Krieg (German for 'War') is a black metal band originally from Somers Point, New Jersey in the United States of America.

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In visual arts, music, and other mediums, minimalism is an art movement that began in post–World War II Western art, most strongly with American visual arts in the 1960s and early 1970s.

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Neill Jameson

Neill Jameson is a vocalist and multi-instrumentalist, hailing from Somers Point, N.J., who has recorded and performed under the pseudonym N. Imperial (also Lord Imperial or simply Imperial).

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New Jersey

New Jersey is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the Northeastern United States.

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Nihilism is the philosophical viewpoint that suggests the denial or lack of belief towards the reputedly meaningful aspects of life.

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In music, an ostinato (derived from Italian: stubborn, compare English, from Latin: 'obstinate') is a motif or phrase that persistently repeats in the same musical voice, frequently at the same pitch.

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A pseudonym or alias is a name that a person or group assumes for a particular purpose, which can differ from their first or true name (orthonym).

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Solitude is a state of seclusion or isolation, i.e., lack of contact with people.

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Solo (music)

In music, a solo (from the solo, meaning alone) is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung featuring a single performer, who may be performing completely alone or supported by an accompanying instrument such as a piano or organ, a continuo group (in Baroque music), or the rest of a choir, orchestra, band, or other ensemble.

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Somers Point, New Jersey

Somers Point is the oldest settlement in Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States.

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Southern Lord Records

Southern Lord is an American heavy metal record label that was founded in 1998 by Greg Anderson.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions.

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