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Mayhem announces their next chapter with new album, label, & European Tour

Posted by on May 8, 2019

After nearly twenty years with Season of Mist, Mayhem has found a new home with Century Media Records. The group has spent a decent amount of time celebrating 1994’s De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas and now, these Norwegian black metal legends are ready to move forward with the release of their overall sixth full-length effort. The […]

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Metal By Numbers 5/1: After The Burial take the top spot

Posted by on May 1, 2019

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week.   Last week, we saw a lot of new albums pop up thanks to Record Store Day. Most of those albums usually drop off the week after since they’re RSD exclusives. This week, there’s […]

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‘Lords of Chaos’ to be realesed on Blu Ray/DVD in May

Posted by on April 2, 2019

Lords of Choas the film based off events of the early 1990’s Norwegian black metal scene will be released on Blu Ray/DVD on May 28th (read our review here). The Blu-ray/DVD combo will feature an unrated version of the film (118 minutes) along with bonus features including 11 director’s teasers and trailers. The single DVD will […]

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VLTIMAS’s ‘Something Wicked Marches In’ is wickedly brilliant

Posted by on March 4, 2019

If I had a dollar every time I was pitched a blazingly brilliant announcement about metal’s newest “supergroup,” I’d have enough to overpay for one of those VIP Kiss experiences on their very last tour… until their next very last tour. Sometimes supergroups work, but let’s face it, most times they don’t. So when I […]

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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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Mayhem’s Necrobutcher takes part in Amoeba’s ‘What’s In My Bag?’ series

Posted by on June 5, 2018

Mayhem bassist Jørn “Necrobutcher” Stubberud has participated in the Amoeba Music What’s In My Bag? Series. These videos are always fun to watch especially from their surprising selection. While we would expect to see Necrobutcher grab a few black metal or even obscure or ambient choices, he took a lighter tack, picking up releases from […]

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Sinsaenum to release new album in August, reveal new song “Final Resolve”

Posted by on May 18, 2018

Sinsaenum, the black/death metal outfit featuring Dragonforce’s Frédéric Leclercq, ex-Slipknot drummer Joey Jordison and Mayhem’s Attila Csihar have announced their forthcoming album Repulsion For Humanity will arrive on August 10th via earMUSIC. It is a follow-up to 2016’s Echoes of the Tortured and today (18th), they revealed the new song “Final Resolve.” Leclercq commented about […]

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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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