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MYRKUR To Release 'Folkesange' Album In March

Danish composer, vocalist and classically trained multi-instrumentalist Myrkur (a.k.a. Amalie Bruun) has always paved her own path and challenged underground preconceptions of heavy genres. Just after newfound motherhood, Bruun set out on a journey into the very heart of the Scandinavian culture that marked her own childhood with the release of her new album, "Folkesange". ...

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MYRKUR On Criticism From Black Metal Scene: 'I Respect Passion, Even If It's Against Me'

Metalshop TV conducted an interview with Danish post-black metal multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Myrkur (real name: Amalie Bruun) at this year's Brutal Assault festival, which was held last weekend in Jaromer, Czech Republic. You can watch the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On what inspires her: Myrkur: "My main ...

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EPICA Guitarist Says 'It Won't Take Long' For Work To Begin On Follow-Up To 'The Holographic Principle'

EPICA guitarist Mark Jansen says that "it won't take long" for the band to begin writing material for the follow-up to 2016's "The Holographic Principle" album. EPICA's latest release was "The Solace System" EP, featuring six songs which were created during the sessions for "The Holographic Principle". Asked in a new interview with Metal Wani ...

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ENSLAVED's IVAR BJØRNSON On New Record 'E': 'Now It Feels Like We Are Starting To Get It Right Properly After 14 Albums'

Josh Rundquist of That Drummer Guy recently conducted an interview with guitarist and primary songwriter Ivar Bjørnson of Norwegian progressive black avantgardists ENSLAVED. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the reception to the band's most recent studio album, "E": Ivar: "It's been crazy, ...

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EPICA To Celebrate 1000th-Show Anniversary In Tilburg

Dutch symphonic metallers EPICA will play their one thousandth concert on Saturday, April 14, 2018, in Tilburg, The Netherlands. After its recent sold-out shows in The Netherlands, EPICA is more than proud to announce it will perform this milestone event at the legendary 013 venue, the exact same place where it all started for the ...

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KING DIAMOND To Headline This Year's PSYCHO LAS VEGAS

Psycho Las Vegas 2017 — set to take place from August 18 through August 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada — confirms KING DIAMOND as the festival's grand headliner! 2017 marks thirty years since the release of KING DIAMOND's landmark "Abigail" release. King's appearance at Psycho will ...

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Video Premiere: BEHEMOTH's 'Ben Sahar'

"Ben Sahar", the new video from Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH, can be seen below. The clip is described by the band as "a sprawling sensory experience, complete with ambitious production and design." "Ben Sahar" is taken from BEHEMOTH's latest album, "The Satanist", which sold around 10,000 copies in the United States in its first week ...

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BEHEMOTH In Cape Town: View From The Pit

Ever wonder what concert photographers experience during a live shoot? Well, professional music photographer David Devo Oosthuizen of the Devographic music media agency takes you front and center straight into the pit at a BEHEMOTH show. The six-minute clip below was shot on March 27 at The Assembly in Cape Town, South Africa using a ...

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BEHEMOTH: Quality Footage Of Last Night's Utrecht Concert

Quality fan-filmed video footage of BEHEMOTH's February 6 performance at TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht, The Netherlands can be seen below. BEHEMOTH guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski recently told the video question-and-answer site asQme that he has been inspired by the "avant-garde" when writing BEHEMOTH's upcoming album. He also revealed that he listens to classic rock bands and ...

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DENNER/SHERMANN Feat. MERCYFUL FATE Guitarists To Perform At HIGH VOLTAGE ROCK AWARDS

DENNER/SHERMANN, the project featuring Michael Denner and Hank Shermann, the original Danish guitar players of MERCYFUL FATE's legendary "Melissa" and "Don't Break the Oath" albums, will perform at the newly launched High Voltage Rock Awards, set to take place April 16 in Copenhagen, Denmark. Also scheduled to appear are GRUSOM, I'LL BE DAMNED, RED WARZSAWA ...

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NERGAL Won't Be Surprised If There Are 'Some Post-Punk Influences' On Next BEHEMOTH Album

Guitarist/vocalist Adam "Nergal" Darski of Polish extreme metallers BEHEMOTH recently answered a number of fan-submitted questions on a wide range of topics for the video question-and-answer site asQme. Check out the clips below. Speaking about his influences, Nergal said that he has been inspired by the "avant-garde" when writing BEHEMOTH's upcoming album. He ...

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BEHEMOTH Announces North American Tour With MYRKUR; 'The Satanist' To Be Performed In Its Entirety

Polish death/black metal outfit BEHEMOTH has announced its return to North America this spring with a special tour, featuring MYRKUR as support. With plans to play their latest album, "The Satanist", in its entirety, this is one BEHEMOTH show not to be missed! A limited number of premium ticketing packages that include a commemorative laminate, ...

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