Mayhem

Interviews

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
11.7.18
Interviews

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.
Louise Brown
11.10.17
Holy Shit

Mayhem Vocalist Dead Is Brought Back to Life Through a New Collection of His Letters

'Letters from the Dead' offers insight into the real Dead—a homesick Swedish kid obsessed with vampires and best known for his morbid role as the first Norwegian black metal casualty.
Andrea Bosetti
11.8.17
Features

“El Titan” and Heavy Metal in Pablo Escobar’s Medellín

Remembering "the Colombian Bruce Dickinson" who survived the drug wars and inspired a generation of South American metalheads
Alex De Moller
5.12.17
Interviews

Read Thurston Moore's In-Depth Interview with Black Metal Icon Necrobutcher

The Sonic Youth guitarist sat down with the Mayhem founder to discuss Venom, punk rock, and Necrobutcher's new book 'The Death Archives'
Kim Kelly
2.6.17
Interviews

Black Anvil Returns to Primordial Chaos on New Album 'As Was'

Stream the NYC black metallers' savage new album, and read bassist/vocalist Paul Delaney's thoughts on mysticism, Metallica, and Trump
J Bennett
1.11.17
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
11.16.16
Premieres

T.O.M.B. Weaponize Industrial Black Noise on 'Fury Nocturnus'

Stream the Pennsylvania trio's harrowing Peaceville debut, partially recorded at Euronymous's grave.
Kim Kelly
10.21.16
Interviews

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
8.10.16
Premieres

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
6.21.16
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
6.1.16
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
5.30.16
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