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The Black Market: The Month In Metal – May 2014

The No. 1 question of Maryland Deathfest 2014 was whether you were going to see the young Swiss duo Bölzer. The Baltimore-based festival spanned four…
Michael Nelson | May 29, 2014 - 3:10 pm

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Jonas Åkerlund Directing Norwegian Black Metal Thriller

Lords Of Chaos, the 2003 nonfiction book by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Soderlind, is frequently considered to be the seminal text on black metal, even…
Michael Nelson | May 4, 2015 - 10:53 am

Mayhem – “Throne Of Time” (Stereogum Premiere)

The long-revered Norwegian band called Mayhem was formed 30 years ago by guitarist Øystein "Euronymous" Aarseth, bassist Jørn "Necrobutcher" Stubberud, and drummer Kjetil "Manheim" Manheim,…
Michael Nelson | May 12, 2014 - 9:57 am

Twilight Star Cast As Count Grishnackh

Varg Vikernes killed his Mayhem bandmate Euronymous in the early '90s. That someone's making a movie about that Norwegian black metal scene based on Lords
Brandon Stosuy | May 22, 2009 - 1:43 pm

Burzum Mastermind Varg Vikernes To Be Released From Prison

After serving almost 16 years for the 1993 murder of Mayhem guitarist Oystein Aarseth (aka Euronymous) and torching some churches, Norwegian black metal legend Varg…
Brandon Stosuy | March 10, 2009 - 1:36 pm