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 the most active scenes in Norway and the city has seen countless festivals over the years, big and small, successful and less successful. One of these festivals goes by the name Beyond The Gates. 2018 has been the year that I’ve visited this amazing festival for the third time and I was happy to discover that even though the fest now took place in a different, bigger spot, it still managed to maintain the same spirit it had while giving the crowd an overall better experience.. Read it all here.