Varg Vikernes

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Haunting The Chapel

Haunting The Chapel No. 8

People hate Burzum. A passing mention of Varg Vikernes' longstanding one-man black metal project is enough to kick-start a heated debate. (I know, it happened…
Brandon Stosuy | March 10, 2010 - 5:36 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

Hear Burzum’s Belus

Belus, Varg Vikernes' first post-prison recording/first Burzum album in 11 years, is out 3/8 via Byelobog. Listen to samples at Amazon. Besides the intro/outro, he's…
Brandon Stosuy | February 4, 2010 - 1:13 pm

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