Tag Archives: Mayhem

Film critics take a liking to ‘Lords of Chaos’

Posted by on January 25, 2018

Lords of Chaos, a film based on the 1998 book Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground, has been controversial for many metalheads, especially for Norwegian black metallers Mayhem. However, the film directed by Jonas Akerlund, is premiering at Sundance this week, and has receiving positive early feedback from film critics […]

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‘Lords of Chaos’ producer: “the important players are very excited about this movie”

Posted by on January 24, 2018

The film adaptation of Lords of Chaos already looks to be one of the most polarizing metal stories of 2018. It’s coming, like it or not, and will be premiering this week at the Sundance Film Festival. Deadline sat down with producer Danny Gabai, director Jonas Akerlund and cast members Rory Culkin (Euronymous), Emory Cohen (Varg Vikernes), […]

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Here’s the ‘Lords of Chaos’ movie poster; Sigur Ros scored the film

Posted by on January 23, 2018

If you were hoping to see the film Lords of Chaos, you actually got a look at an extended trailer for it via Metallica’s “ManUNkind” video back in 2016. Based on the 1998 book Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground, which is a history of Norwegian black metal, it’s pissed metal fans […]

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Original Euronymous letters are up for sale

Posted by on January 3, 2018

Norwegian black metallers Mayhem have gone through a series of unfortunate events, which has made them one of the most controversial bands out there. Who can forget Euronymous’ (Øystein Aarseth) brutal death in 1993, when he was stabbed twenty-three times by Varg Vikernes? As gruesome and horrific his passing was, devoted fans can now carry […]

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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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