Icelandic black metal

Full Album Stream: Óreiða – “Óreiða”

May 10, 2019

The mysterious Icelandic black metal entity Óreiða returns with their debut full length. Check it out now.

Full Album Stream: Örmagna “Örmagna”

January 28, 2019

Icelandic black metal newcomers Örmagna unveil their devastating self-titled debut for Portugal-based independent Signal Rex.

Demo:listen: Vanvid

August 4, 2017

On this week’s Demo:listen we are possessed by the spirit of Iceland’s Vanvid.

Track Premiere: Draugsól reveal “Bót Eður Viðsjá Við illu Aðkasti”

December 13, 2016

Take a nine minute sojourn down into the dark vale of black metal’s unfathomed depths with Reykjavík’s Draugsól.

Demo:listen: Óreiða

September 16, 2016

On this week’s Demo:listen, we venture into the surreal, purplish and icy realm of Reykjavik’s Óreiða.

Exclusive Premiere: Zhrine’s “Spewing Gloom”

February 2, 2016

Zhrine is an Icelandic black/death metal band that melds the disgusting atonality of Deathspell Omega with the oppressively frigid atmosphere of Svartidauði (guitarist Nökkvi Gylfason is a member), complete with a fetid dusting of sludge as a sickening after-dinner mint. Check out the exclusive premiere of their song “Spewing Gloom,” off their upcoming LP, Unortheta.