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Tag Archives: Mayhem

VLTIMAS’s ‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’ 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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‘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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