icelandic black metal
To Hell And Back
We Should Be Hopeful About Metal's Future
How two young Japanese girls convinced me that metal is changing for the better (plus new tunes from Carpe Noctem, Minority Threat, Domkraft, To End It All, and more).
World Narcosis Inject Chaotic Grind Into Iceland's Extreme Metal Scene
Stream the Reykjavik quartet's bonkers new album, 'Lyruljóra,' out December 1 via Why not? plötur! and Vánagandr.
Auðn's New LP Represents the Next Generation of Icelandic Black Metal
Stream the quartet's stunning new Season of Mist debut, 'Farvegir Fyrndar,' and read on for their thoughts on Mayhem, tech death, and leaving their island home.
GlerAkur's Debut Illustrates the Dynamic, Bombastic Side of Icelandic Metal
Stream 'The Mountains Are Beautiful Now,' the ambitious debut album from this eclectic Icelandic metal/drone composer.
"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 II: Dark Buddha Rising, an Icelandic Wolf's Mass, and the Return of G.I.S.M.
The second day of this famed Dutch festival offered Japanese punks, Finnish prog freaks, and more Icelandic magic.
we saw this
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.