Norway. Metal. Nature. History. Awesome. Those five words describe, in short, the wonderful and intimate festival that is Midgardsblot. This year the fourth edition will be taking place in the south of Norway, and there is a very good reason why we from Metal Exposure will be making the long trip to the North again…and […]
It’s not an everyday thing to find a Mongolian metal band performing at a mainly viking themed festival. So at Midgardsblot 2017 (Horten, Norway) Metal-Exposure talked to Nature Ganganbaigal from Tengger Cavalry about culture, the band as a community and more. Read the interview here!
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. […]
As an e-zine crew we have become professional festival attendees. Everyone has their favourite: from Party San to Wacken Open Air, but what we encountered in Horten, Norway last year during the Midgardsblot festival, was quite a different and extraordinary experience altogether. Organiser Runa Luna calls it ‘the magic of Midgardsblot’, but what is this […]
21.08.2015 – During Midgardsblot, Metal-Exposure talked with Sina Winter from From The Vastland. The Iranian black metal musician had to leave his country to make his dream of playing music live come true. “I think most of the families, even if they are not religous, are against this kind of music, because of the propaganda. […]
Imagine sitting in this beautiful hall, decorated with carvings lighted by candlelight, smelling furs, wood and fire, and being captivated by a performing skald. This was just one of the highlights that the Norwegian festival Midgardsblot offered their visitors. The festival featured (some of) the best bands of extreme metal – Ihshan, Solefald, Kampfar, 1349, […]
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 […]
New festivals are sprouting like mushrooms all over Europe. Yet Midgardsblot in Norway has a very special touch. The festival will be held in the park of Borre, where the mighty rulers of the Norwegian Vikings lived, feasted, and were laid to rest. Metal-Exposure spoke with main organiser Runa Strindin about how the festival came […]