Tag: Norwegian Metal

Jun 25

Ravn of 1349 checked in with The Age Of Metal

On June 19th, Marduk and 1349 graced the stage at the House of Blues in West Hollywood, CA. making the wait for their return to the United States worth every minute. With a line-up including Weapon, Withered, 1349, and Marduk, there is absolutely no way that the show couldn’t be amazing. Weapon, with their powerful …

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Jun 19

Ihsahn – Emerita (2012)

After leaving his career with Emperor more than 10 years ago, frontman Ihsahn has recorded three solo albums that went in a different direction of what Emperor used to be. His last one After was a bit controversial, because of his experimentation with jazz and the use of saxophones. Use Facebook to Comment on this …

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May 16

Burzum – Umskiptar (2012)

Burzum.  The name alone stands for so much more than just a band.  Their significance in the black metal scene dates back to the early beginnings.  Not only known for being one of the black metal pioneers in music but also for the events that their singer Varg Vikernes took in place.  Everyone knows the story of what happened with …

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Apr 02

Aura Noir – Out To Die (2012)

Aura Noir - Out To Die

Formed at the height of the Norwegian black metal scene, yet influenced by thrash heavyweights such as Kreator, Aura Noir has found a perfect mix of the two styles and expertly display this unholy union on their latest effort, Out To Die. Unable to escape the omnipresent influence of bands like Mayhem and Burzum, the …

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Mar 14

Interview with Øystein G. Brun of Borknagar

Talk about Borknagar is mention one of the oldest institutions on Norwegian metal history formed back in 1998 with members of Gorgoroth, Immortal, Enslaved, Ulver & Arcturus. the band was a new proposal to the metal scene of Norway, that at the time was still saturated by black metal bands wanted to follow the steps …

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Mar 12

Borknagar – Urd (2012)

it’s been 14 years since Øystein G. Brun decided to give life to a bold project later called Borknagar, a band that took influences from black metal, progressive metal, folk metal, and created something unique that don’t fall on any of those sub-genres. Borknagar is a band that has been constant on their musical journey by …

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Aug 22

I.C.S Vortex – Storm Seeker (2011)

Simen Hestnæs better known as I.C.S Vortex has been one of the most proliferate musicians in the international metal scene. first with Black Metal band Borknagar, then with the Avant-Garde metal band Arcturus. But it was his role as bassist and clean vocals in Dimmu Borgir that gave him a boost of notoriety, until he …

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