Myrkur announces new EP

Danish multi-instrumentalist Myrkur (Amalie Bruun) announced today the release of two new studio tracks that were recorded at Orgone Studios in Bedfordshire and produced by Jaime Gomez Arellano (Ghost, Paradise Lost, Sólstafir). The A-Side "Juniper" is said to be a gorgeous and powerful ballad that immediately hooks the listener with its infectious chorus and lush … Continue reading Myrkur announces new EP

MetalDays 2018: Day 6

After running / crawling up a hill in the morning, I grabbed some lunch and headed to the festival arena for what was without a doubt my busiest day. The sun was shining strongly, and the bands today were guaranteed sweaty crowds... even before they took the stage! On the New Forces stage, I unfortunately … Continue reading MetalDays 2018: Day 6

Gig Review: Epica / Myrkur / Oceans of Slumber, O2 Forum Kentish Town (13 April 2018)

Dutch symphonic metal titans Epica brought their epic (pun intended) live show to the O2 Forum in Kentish Town in the last their six-date UK tour in support of their latest EP The Solace System. The queue snaked around the venue as fans eagerly awaited a night of metal. Opening the show were Texan progressive … Continue reading Gig Review: Epica / Myrkur / Oceans of Slumber, O2 Forum Kentish Town (13 April 2018)

Damnation Festival 2017 Review

Over the years, this one day event has seen some of the biggest names in extreme metal perform at this venue and over time, it has become one of the year's best events for death, black and doom metal as well as other individual music types that have helped to forge this event into one … Continue reading Damnation Festival 2017 Review

Sólstafir / Myrkur / Árstíðir – Heaven, London (17th Nov 2017)

Following a short run of UK dates back in in June which saw them play a teeny-tiny show at The Old Blue Last in London , Sólstafir returned to London on Friday night to play a one-off show amidst their mammoth 34-date European tour. Tonight they brought with them fellow Icelanders Árstíðir and Danish artist Myrkur. … Continue reading Sólstafir / Myrkur / Árstíðir – Heaven, London (17th Nov 2017)

Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2017 – Day One

Katie's review of this year's Tons of Rock is, like the festival itself, massive - so we're splitting it into three bite-size chunks. Even then, they're still bite-size to a large, scary Viking. Here's the first serving, covering June 22nd at Fredrikstern Fortress, Halden, Norway. Day One At ridiculous-o'clock in the morning on Thursday I headed … Continue reading Festival Review: Tons of Rock 2017 – Day One