About Anton LaVey:
Anton Szandor LaVey was an American author, carnival and circus performer, musician and occultist. He was the founder of the Church of Satan and the religion of modern Satanism. He authored several books including The Satanic Bible, The Satanic Rituals, The Satanic Witch, The Devil's Notebook, and Satan Speaks!. LaVey was labeled many things by journalists, religious detractors and Satanists alike, including "The Father of Modern Satanism", "The Black Pope", and the "evilest man in the world".