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Film review: Lords of Chaos

Posted by on February 7, 2019

  By the very nature of its subject, Jonas Akerlund’s Lords of Chaos isn’t for everybody. Specifically, the black metal subculture by nature, is exclusionary and underground, so trve kvlt grim metalheads (including those that the film was based on) wrote it off as blasphemy before filming even began. Likewise, many mainstream cinema fans may not be […]

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Watch Varg Vikernes’ video commentary on ‘Lords of Chaos’ film

Posted by on January 29, 2019

The Lords of Chaos film had mixed reviews since we heard there was going to be a movie about the already-controversial book. The film is about the early days of the Norwegian black metal scene as Mayhem bassist Necrobutcher has previously stated he wanted to do everything he could to stop the film from being […]

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‘Lords of Chaos’ movie to be released in February

Posted by on January 3, 2019

Despite what members of Mayhem think on the highly anticipated Lords of Chaos film, it has finally received an official release date. Mayhem and the early nineties black metal scene is the primary subject of the upcoming controversial film that will be released in theaters on February 8th and available on demand on February 22. The film […]

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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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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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Amoeba asks what’s in Lars Ulrich’s bag

Posted by on January 31, 2017

Remember independent record stores? There’s not that many left, but California chain Amoeba Music is one of the great ones, and they’re still flourishing. One of the things that keeps them vital is that they promote themselves, like their “What’s In My Bag?” series, in which musicians pick out music, books, and more from the store […]

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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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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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