black metal

We Talked 'Lords of Chaos' with Wilson Gonzalez and Extreme Metal Legend Nergal

Genre veteran and Behemoth frontman Nergal watched the Norwegian black metal drama unfold as a teen, while German actor Wilson Gonzalez Ochsenknecht plays the accomplice of Euronymous' murderer in the Mayhem biopic. Here's how their meeting went.
Ruby Morrigan

'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned, and Troubled Look at Black Metal

VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin

Japanese Black Metal Icon Vivian Slaughter Is Resurrected as Viviankrist

The former Gallhammer vocalist opens up about moving to Norway and launching her chilling new solo electronic project.
Stephanie Dubick
Holy Shit

Watch Metallica's Blood Soaked Video for “ManUNkind”

Jonas Åkerlund is helming the 'Lords of Chaos' movie and this Åkerlund-directed video features the first look at his fictional version of the band Mayhem, which includes actor Rory Culkin.
Kim Taylor Bennett

VICE Films Is Helping to Produce a 'Lords of Chaos' Movie

The Norwegian black metal movie will be directed by Jonas Åkerlund and is set to star Rory Culkin.
VICE Staff

Thurston Moore Is the Patron Saint of Music Nerds

We spoke with the Sonic Youth founder about Norwegian black metal, Henry Rollins' tape collection, and Bernie Sanders.
Kim Kelly

Thurston Moore on the Legacy of Black Metal Gods, Mayhem

The legendary musician gave us the scoop on bringing Necrobutcher's black metal memorabilia to Tenderbooks in London.
DJ Pangburn

Watch Black Metal Gods Mayhem's Unsettling New Video for "Watchers"

Complete with pigs' heads and a particularly creepy performance from vocalist Attila Csihar.
Ben Handelman
Holy Shit

Thurston Moore Is Putting Out Necrobutcher's Black Metal Book, 'The Death Archives'

Read an exclusive excerpt, in which a young Mayhem gets a crucified mouse in the mail.
Kim Kelly
festivals 2016

The Scenes, Brutality, and Camaraderie of This Year's Maryland Death Fest

Check out pictures of the fest's major players including Mayhem, Infest, Weedeater, Hirax and more.
Josh Sisk
black metal

Playful Nazi Varg Vikernes Announces Tour with Mayhem, Ruins April Fools Day

The "Mystic Fantasy" tour will (not) feature Darkthrone's Fenriz on drums and features a very, uh, special discount code.
Noisey Staff
The Greatest Things Of All Time

Norwegian Black Metal Doc 'Blackhearts' Offers Patrons the Chance to Sell Their Souls to Satan

Help fund this globe-spanning black metal documentary by buying one-of-a-kind items from members of Mayhem, Darkthrone, Enslaved, and more.
Noisey Staff