"No Assholes Allowed:" Iceland's Eistnaflug Fest Is the Most Fun a Metalhead Can Have This Side of Hell

We spent a weekend way up North worshipping black metal and dancing to Perturbator beneath the midnight sun.


Roadburn Day I: Icelandic Dominance, Finnish Forest Folk, and American Gloom Conquer All

The first entry in our doom-drenched Roadburn Festival diary sees Misþyrming, Hexvessel, and HELL come out on top.


Snow, Booze, and Blood: Icelandic Black Metal Is Still on Top

Svartidauði, Misþyrming, Wormlust, Sinmara, and more dominated Iceland's first international black metal festival.


Scenes from Iceland's First International Black Metal Festival, Oration MMXVI

Photographer Laufey Elíasdóttir captured the darkness, danger, and intensity of Svartidauði, Misþyrming, Wormlust, Sinmara, and more in stark black and white.


The Noisey Editors' Best and Worst of 2015: Kim Kelly

From Misthyrming to Blood Incantation, editor Kim Kelly runs down her top 50 metal (and otherwise) albums of 2015.


Introducing Roadburn's 2016 Artist in Residence: Misþyrming

Roadburn 2016 grows strong already with its youngest artist in residence ever.


Fjords, Black Metal Rituals, and Vikings Making Out: Scenes from Iceland's Biggest Metal Festival

Part I of our coverage of Iceland's Eistnaflug metal festival: check out photos of fjords and festival-goers in the land of fire and ice.