Tag Archives: Myrkur

Listen to a new unreleased Myrkur song

Posted by on July 20, 2017

With her sophomore full length, <e,>Mareridt coming out on September 15th, one-woman act Myrkur has managed to stand with one foot in haunting ambience and the other in nihilistic black metal. Many times, that happens in the same song. And while there was some mystery leading up to the first album as to who the […]

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Myrkur releases first single from ‘Mareridt’

Posted by on June 28, 2017

Last month, Danish black metal artist Myrkur released the first taste of her sophomore album via the not-so-metal “Tva Kongunbarn.” It turns out that the song isn’t even on the normal version of Mareridt, coming out on Relapse on September 15th. It will, however, be on the deluxe edition of the album. Today, the album’s first […]

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Myrkur to release ‘Mareridt’ this September

Posted by on June 15, 2017

Myrkur’s sophomore album Mareridt will be released on September 15th via Relapse Records. Recorded between Copenhagen and Seattle and produced by Randall Dunn (Marissa Nadler, Earth, Sunn O))), and Boris (Wolves In The Throne Room.) The Danish multi-instrumentalist is taking the new album to the next level mixing metal with melodies, folk messages, and choral […]

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Myrkur shares video for new single, “Två Kongunbarn”

Posted by on June 8, 2017

Myrkur recently gave us a sample of Scandinavian folk music on her nyckelharpa on her Facebook, which now exceeds 9 million views. Following the viral video, the Danish black metal artist announced her sophomore album Mareridt will be released sometime this fall via Relapse Records. Today, in a new video, she shared the single“Två Kongunbarn”. […]

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Myrkur announces second album as video goes viral

Posted by on May 16, 2017

Myrkur’s debut album, M, was a bit polarizing. The solo project of Amalie Brunn, it was produced by Ulver’s Kristoffer Rygg, and although it was an album that blended black metal with etheral vocals and  textures that wouldn’t sound out of place on a Dead Can Dance album. While the Danish singer and model also played in […]

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20 albums to (hopefully) look forward to in 2017

Posted by on January 6, 2017

While many are digesting 2016 tunes, it is time to move forward and see what is ahead for 2017. 2016 gave us several diversified lists proving it was a great year for music. Does 2017 have what it takes to top that? We’re already hearing about big releases like Mastodon, Suicide Silence, Overkill, Kreator and more, but […]

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Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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Amazon blowing out tons of metal albums for super cheap

Posted by on October 13, 2016

Amazon have  been pretty great about putting digital music on sale, and now is one of those times – they’ve got plenty of current and new albums on sale for cheap – and by cheap, we mean under $7. Here’s an example of some of the stuff you could buy for super cheap digitally:   Ghost, Popestar […]

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Metal By Numbers 8/31: Sabaton make their stand on the charts

Posted by on August 31, 2016

Metal By Numbers is a weekly column in which we look at the top metal sellers and debuts of the week. Holy hell, how about a hand for Sabaton, eh? It’s always satisfying to see bands that have long been in the game reach a high point such as this one. Granted, the band is […]

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New & Noteworthy, August 19th – To Hell and Back

Posted by on August 19, 2016

Well, we’ve survived the heat wave twice. I hope everyone else has managed to do the same. We’re rewarded with a substantial release list this week, with wide-spanning appeal across many genres. Read up and enjoy! We’ve nearly reached the incredible autumn release calendar!     Sabaton, The Last Stand (Nuclear Blast) When Sabaton began posting […]

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