Norway

Season of Mist sign Abbath

Former Immortal front man gets himself a new gig, in his own band

Season of Mist are proud to announce the signing of Abbath.

Execration - Morbid Dimensions (Hells Headbangers)

Strong release from a notable contemporary Norwegian death metal band.
Release Date: 
9 Dec 2014 (All day)

Execration are part of a crop of contemporary Norwegian death metal bands that are capturing international attention and stepping out of the enormous shadow cast by the notorious N

YUREI - Night Vision (Adversum Records)

What the fuck just happened?
Release Date: 
29 Oct 2012 - 12:30am

Lounge music. Elevator music. Jazzy-wazzy sinister meanderings. The latest offering from Yurei can be called all of these things but it's also so much more.

Tombstones - Year of the Burial (Soulseller Records)

Help! I'm being crushed by a slow moving juggernaut...
Release Date: 
19 Apr 2012 - 11:30pm

Down tempo. Sludge. Doom. Big muff, huge fuzz. All words equally valid to describe Tombstones' Year of the Burial.

Nekromantheon - Rise Vulcan Spectre (Indie Recordings)

If the world ends in 2012, blame Nekromantheon.
Release Date: 
13 Jan 2012 - 12:30pm

If you’re not familiar with the terminology “plastic metal”, then here comes a bit of history to you.

Djerv: Back in Black

What happens when the worlds of rock and black metal collide? Djerv's axe man Stian Karstad explains.

 

Djerv - Djerv (Indie Recordings)

Norwegians Djerv attempt to be all things to all men with their debut release - and nearly pull it off.
Release Date: 
16 Jun 2011 - 11:30pm

As winter takes a firm hold on the antipodes, there’s a fair chance you may be suffering from a few sniffles, maybe a bit of a blockage here and there, especially in the ear, nose and throata

Burzum - Fallen (Byelobog Productions)

Exactly one year after his comeback Varg Vikernes - the godfather of black metal - recorded Belus; he's once again under the spotlight with Fallen.
Release Date: 
7 Mar 2011 - 1:30pm

Varg Vikernes released the excellent Belus a year ago, and it was a shocking surprise to all fans like me, who had waited eleven years to hear the mastermind of the w

Enslaved - Axioma Ethica Odini (Indie Recordings)

Are you a black metal fan? Axioma Ethica Odini is for you. Are you not? This album is for you as well!

When I first read that Enslaved were recording a new album, my heart skipped a beat, as it always does when a classic Norwegian band releases an album.