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Tag Archives: Mayhem

Show review: Mayhem at the top of their game at Beyond the Gates

Posted by on August 31, 2017

Mayhem. Just the name means so much to black metal. We’re essentially talking about the band that started second wave True Norwegian Black Metal – a music scene that needs little in terms of introduction – yet is still painfully misunderstood by so many. But while hipster bartenders moonlighting as writers with pretend audiences can […]

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New & Noteworthy, June 30th, 2017: De Mysteriis Nova Musica

Posted by on June 30, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new studio releases from Stone Sour and The Acacia Strain, as well as a live Mayhem album. If you would like to check out last week’s releases you can do so […]

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Anthrax, Mayhem, Khemmis, Richard Christy & more reflect on Pantera’s ‘Vulgar Display of Power’ at 25

Posted by on February 24, 2017

On February 25th, 1992, Pantera released their fifth album, Vulgar Display of Power. From it’s album cover of an unfortunate dude getting clocked in the face to the eleven tracks on the album, it was instantly an iconic album. In addition to arguably being the high point of the band’s career, it was influential to countless metal […]

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Mayhem reacts to ‘Lords of Chaos’ “ManUnkind” video

Posted by on February 17, 2017

While waiting for a release date on Jonas Åkerlund’s upcoming Lords of Chaos film based off of the controversial book about the early Norwegian black metal scene, it seems Mayhem would rather see this film disappear. The band are currently on the road playing their iconic album De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. Tickets have been selling out, […]

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Photos and footage from ‘Lords of Chaos’ film set surface

Posted by on November 21, 2016

Last week, we shortly turned our website into Metallica Insider due to the massive media coverage we did for the release of every music video made for their new album Hardwire… To Self Destruct. Among the several music videos released, the one that made it to almost every media outlet was “ManUnkind” which featured a live performance of a […]

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Sinsaenum guitarist Fred Leclercq’s 10 favorite horror films

Posted by on November 21, 2016

The metal world was taken by surprise earlier this year when Sinsaenum, featuring Dragonforce guitarist Fred Leclercq and Slipknot/Vimic drummer Joey Jordison, along with current and former members of Mayhem and Chimaira, respectively, released their debut album Echoes of the Tortured. If you think that a power metal guitarist isn’t capable of writing a death […]

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Metallica’s “ManUNkind” video was actually promotion for ‘Lords of Chaos’ film

Posted by on November 18, 2016

From looking at Metallica’s “ManUNkind” on the outside, it would seem to be all the fun and games as I stated earlier, hearing James’ voice coming from the a non-Hetfield vocalist with corpse paint. The reality is, Metallica has been endlessly surprising everyone and the “ManUNkind” is no different. The video was directed by former […]

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Recap: Maryland Deathfest 2016 – Part 1

Posted by on May 31, 2016

Over the past weekend, the biggest annual gathering of metalheads in the US took place with the latest installment of the Maryland Deathfest. The eagerness for the “America’s biggest metal party of the year” was visible among my list of friends and foes planning to lose their necks and minds over the excellent list of […]

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Photos: Multiple eras of Mayhem perform at Inferno 2016 in Oslo

Posted by on March 28, 2016

Fans of extreme metal and black metal know that Inferno Festival in Oslo, Norway has become a destination for die-hards the world over. Filled with a combination of uncommon performances from underground favorites (Mysticum and Craft being two key ones this year), high-profile headliners and emerging talent spanning death, thrash, folk, doom and black metal, […]

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Mayhem to perform with former singer ‘Maniac’ in Sweden Rock Fest

Posted by on March 18, 2016

If you have seen The True Mayhem in the past 10 years, you would recognize their frontman Attila Csihar in a heartbeat, but if you know your black metal, you know that there were many other singers fronting the Norwegian band and one of the most infamous ones they had was Maniac. After more than […]

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