After the insurrection in Washington DC, the inauguration was billed as a potential encore for the day's violence. With the ceremony come and gone without incident, what comes next is not completely clear.
Chrome studs, black and white “corpse paint,” inverted crosses, howling lyrics, demonic imagery - none of these are out of place in more than a few genres of metal music. Yet one brand takes the darkest music and taints it further.
When a skull mask-clad insurrectionist appeared online as seemingly one of the first through Capitol Building's barricades, neo-Nazis in the US and Canada took notice, and now they're setting their sights on what could be fertile ground for recruitment.
An employee at a high school in Ontario has been using his social media to post vile racist, anti-Muslim, antisemitic, anti-2SLGBTQ, and misogynistic content alongside calls to start "targeting" journalists.