‘Baddeley is quickly becoming the patron saint of gothic journalism because of his humorous, sometimes ironic writing style, his thoroughness, and his obvious interest in the dark cultures.’

 Journal of Pop Culture

Gavin Baddeley is an English writer specialising in the devilish and decadent, Gothic and macabre, with a special interest in  the darker fringes of history. In addition to penning numerous books in these areas, he’s written for numerous, diverse periodicals and newspapers, ranging from the Observer and Knave, to Metal Hammer and Medieval History magazine. While researching his first book, Lucifer Rising,  Baddeley was made an honorary priest by the 20th century’s leading Satanist, San Francisco’s ‘Black Pope’ Anton LaVey, and has subsequently made numerous media appearances and advised sundry bodies as a leading expert on the dark arts.