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Text and photos: Void Revelations  These pictures of Iceland’s Svartidauði were captured at their Continental Cruzifiction Tour in Weinheim, Germany. They show the band while preparing for their ritual on stage. The photographer is only an observer here, and does not intervene in this at any time. These moments give a

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NORNAHETTA are unique among their no-less-distinguished contemporaries for their challenging, largely-improvised aesthetic. Hand in hand with such an aesthetic is a strive for the outer reaches of the subconscious through psychedelic means, and that’s exactly what the aptly-fucking-titled Synesthetic Parcidolia accomplishes. Unremittingly ugly, restlessly roiling, and yet somehow imbued with preternatural

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Photos: Verdi ljos From the 16th -18th of February, Oration Records‘ ORATION FEST took place in Reykjavík, Iceland. Our comrade Verdi ljos was on hand to capture the musical ritual that took place featuring bands like Svartidauði, Outre, Aosoth, Rebirth of Nefast, Almyrkvi, NYIÞ, SLIDHR and SINMARA! These photos tell the story of Icelandic

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I’ve heard that you, Illugi, write most of the material. Is that true, or is more like a collaborative effort? If not, what’s the writing process? Mannveira started as a solo effort; I wrote all of the Von er eitur material by myself, but then I recruited the rest of

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Photos by Hafsteinn Viðar Seeing that Wormlust hasn‘t released material for a while, I wanted to start with asking you about one of your most recent projects, Ljáin. What is the idea behind Ljáin? Well, Ljáin is a musical piece by Wormlust for the European tour – although it seems like it

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There is truth in the old saying that there is strength in numbers! Case in point is the brotherhood that has bonded Icelandic black metal bands together in recent history. As many of us know, this country has become a key player in the underground metal scene. Although many of

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