Interview – Mortiis

Out of Norway, Mortiis has been crafting uniquely darkened music now for over 25 years. The nightmarish vision of Håvard Ellefsen, who began his career in the early ’90s as the bassist of legendary Black Metal band Emperor, since that time, Mortiis has metamorphosed into ... Read More

Ihsahn – ‘Amr (Album Review)

If one of the most ironclad aspects of Black Metal is its unwillingness to fit within anyone’s boundaries or expectations of artistic decorum, then it stands to reason that when one of the style’s originators departs from such roots for shores unknown, the results will ... Read More

Ihsahn – Arktis (Album Review)

Hailing from Norway resides the multi-talented and innovative musician, Vegard Sverre Tveitan, well-known as Ihsahn. This legendary multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and experimentalist kicked off his career in the ’90s with the influential Black Metal band Emperor. Emperor reenvisioned the Black Metal sub-genre, and despite the band’s ... Read More