Norway

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Who the Hell is Jimi Somewhere?

The 20-year-old is being hailed as Norway’s answer to Kevin Abstract. We’re premiering a song and video from his second EP, PONYBOY.
Daisy Jones
3.7.19
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
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

We Hung out with Metal Pagans at a Viking Cemetery

The Norwegian festival Midgardsblot unites heavy metal with pagan culture and history. We spoke to some of the festival-goers.
Ruby Morrigan
9.16.17
Features

Emperor and the Nature of Evil

Before playing the band's 1997 classic 'Anthems to the Welkin at Dusk' at Norway's Tons of Rock Festival, Ihsahn sat down to discuss luck, Bulgakov, and Iron Maiden.
Kim Kelly
6.29.17
Premieres

Norway's Sløtface Are Making Pop Punk Bang Again

On "Nancy Drew" the band reinterpret the teen detective as a superhero who dismantles the patriarchy of indie music's boys club. Hell yeah!
Noisey UK Staff
6.6.17
Interviews

It Took Two Countries and One Cold War Bunker for Klangstof to Find Its Sound

We talk to Dutch-Norwegian producer Koen ​Van De Wardt​ about the project’s origins, recording in an old Cold War bunker, and his complicated passion for video games and music.
Andrea Domanick
5.13.17
Premieres

Kolbotn​ Black Thrashers Condor Return with 'Unstoppable Power'

Stream the deadly new album from these Norwegian black/thrash hellions, out 4/28 on High Roller
Kim Kelly
4.17.17
Internet Videos Of Particular Importance

Get Very Sweaty, Cool Off, Then Get Sweaty Again with Kvelertak’s New “Bronsegud” Video

A good way to celebrate a newly-announced tour with Metallica.
Alex Robert Ross
3.16.17
we saw this

By Norse and Enslaved Brought Norwegian Art and Black Metal Magic to Life in New York City

December's New York By Norse event combined Bronze Age instruments, Norwegian politicians, Enslaved's progressive metal, and much more in an epic celebration of Norwegian culture.
Ben Handelman
12.15.16
Noisey News

Justin Bieber Isn't Coming Back to Instagram Because It's the Domain of Satan, Apparently

There goes the Bieblack metal band we all hoped for.
Phil Witmer
11.30.16
Premieres

Madder Mortem's New Album Revisits Norway's Progressive Metal Roots

Stream 'Red In Tooth And Claw,' the genre-defying quintet's first new album since 2009.
Kim Kelly
10.27.16
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