Usually, there’s no real need for words when speaking about Norway and it’s vast ties to Extreme Metal. It’s no secret that it has been home to some of the best name in the genre and it still is. Bergen (and it’s area), the country’s second largest city after Oslo, is home to one of […]
Norgwegian progressive metal formation Vulture Industries premiere the track “Strangers” from the forthcoming record ‘Stranger Times’. We are happy to present you the live video of this new song. The album will be out on September 22nd on Season of Mist. Pre order the album here! Strangers VULTURE INDUSTRIES comment regarding this track: “The song […]
World Premiere – Bergen International Festival will feature new work by Einar Selvik (Wardruna) and Ivar Bjørnson (Enslaved)! This new collaborative musical piece called Hugsjá, combines indigenous and contemporary music with Norse and Norwegian poetry, accompanied by instruments from the Stone Age up to the present day. A series of concerts under the name Nordvegen […]
The release of Wardruna’s “Runaljod – Ragnarok,” marks the conclusion of the Runaljod trilogy that first launched this epic Norwegian band. It does not signify the end of the band, however. Metal-Exposure had the opportunity to talk to mastermind Einar Selvik before the start of the European tour in November.. Read all!
Beyond The Gates has pretty much everything I look for in a festival, and so, once more I found myself changing aircrafts (Damn you, Finnair!) that were late, on my way to the wet and rain-filled soil of Bergen, second largest city in Norway and a personal favourite.. Read all!
If you’ve read the 2015 report, you’ll know what Midgardsblot is about; if you haven’t, here’s a short recap: A pagan/black/folk metal festival in Norway, located at ancient Viking (grave) mounds and partially inside of a reconstructed long hall, which not only offers musical shows, but also tours, lectures, a tattoo con, storytelling and games. […]
Photo: Jarle Hovda Moe www.jarlehm.com I don’t think there’s one metalhead, worldwide, who doesn’t regard Norway as one of the metal capitals worldwide. Much of the extreme musics’ history, owes a major debt to the Norwegian scene, that during the years has produced a really big pile of now world-famous names. It’s not a metal […]
Audrey Horne’s Youngblood was without a doubt one of the best releases of 2013. Thus when it was announced that the Norwegian hard rockers would release their fifth opus, Pure Heavy, this year, it quickly rose to the status of most anticipated records of 2014. So, is Pure Heavy just as impressive as its predecessor? […]