According to The Font of All Human Knowledge, Fra Dolcino was a 13th-century Italian priest and the leader of a reform movement that opposed the prevailing feudal system as well as the hierarchy of the Catholic church and sought to return it to ideals of humility and poverty, espousing human liberation and equality. In response to attacks by Catholic troops, he and his followers also became fierce guerilla fighters. In 1307 Fra Dolcino was captured and, without trial, tortured and burned at the stake by the Inquisition as a heretic.
His story has become the basis for the new concept album by the Italian death metal band Daemusinem, the name of which is Thy Ungodly Defiance. What we have for you today is a ferocious track from the album called “Golgotha“. Continue reading »