Even though I’ve sincerely enjoyed Ihsahn‘s side projects like Peccatum and Hardingrock, I never had a thirst for the solo work of Norway’s favorite black metal musician. It always seemed too, peculiar. The realisation that my taste buds have evolved to liking this particular brand of extreme progressive metal came after hearing the first single […]
Necrophobic isn’t exactly an unknown name in the extreme metal scene. They’ve been around since the end of the 80s, and successfully amassed a large crowd of devoted fans. On a more personal note, I haven’t always followed Necrophobic’s releases not because they weren’t good enough, but because at a certain point it was hard […]
There are few bands out there, that are as dark & dissonant as the extreme metal band Nightmarer. The group first hits the extreme metal underground with their first EP Chasm in early 2016 and shook it to the core with dissonance, devastating heaviness and majestic walls of sound. 2018 will mark the release of […]
We all hear a shitload of releases every year, right? Right. Out of all that shitload, there’s usually one or two albums that we spin again and again and again until the turntable needle digs new groves or the CD is scratched like it had a deranged cat all over it. This has happened to […]
This year marks the 25th anniversary of one of Norway’s leading extreme metal bands Enslaved. Metal-Exposure talked with founder and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson about the group’s long and successful career.. Read all!
In a week our everlasting quest for finding and experiencing the best metal festivals across the world will take us to Norway. Yes, the motherland of black metal where the air is filled with the scent of bvrned churches and where you will have to sell your kidney to pay for a beer. So outfitted […]