Myrkur – Mareridt

Danish/American vocalist Amalie Bruun stormed the metal scene with the self titled EP Myrkur in 2014. Coming from a indie music background and daring to use her classically trained voice in black metal, Bruun was rewarded with a shitstorm on the internet and was ferociously haunted by trolls (not the cool Scandinavian type of trolls). […]

MYRKUR interprets traditional Nordic folk song “De Tre Piker”

Danish composer and classically trained multi-instrumentalist, MYRKUR, unveils her interpretation of traditional Nordic Folk song, “De Tre Piker” today. Her third single from upcoming album ‘Mareridt’ includes a stunning, lulling vocal performance alongside nyckelharpa (an ancient Swedish key harp), shaman drums and guitar. On ‘Mareridt’ (translation: Nightmare), MYRKUR explores deeper into the mysterious and the […]

Myrkur: “It could be made by a dog: it doesn’t really matter”

04-09-2014- The name Myrkur has been buzzing in the black metal scene for a while now. Aside from having produced a killer debut EP, this one-woman-band from Denmark, has been the topic of debates regarding her identity and being a woman in a male-dominated genre. Metal-Exposure discussed these subjects with Myrkur in an interview: “It […]