Black Mirror; Masculinity

The Devil in Metal: 3. Black Mirror and Masculinity

The Devil in Metal: 3. Black Mirror and Masculinity

We saw in The Satanist, Behemoth’s 2014 album, that the Devil was the one who had been wounded, cast down, and whose rule and authority had been stripped away. The premier episode of Black Mirror’s most recent season offers a lens through which to better understand what’s at stake here. It’s a story as old as creation itself, that of masculinity gone awry.