Mortiis Talks New ‘Z.A.S.T. Zine Anthology,’ Early ’90s Extreme Metal Scene
November 16, 2021 Neill Jameson
Cult Never Dies publishes a Z.A.S.T. zine anthology. We chat with the former editor, one Havard “Mortiis” Ellefsen, all about it.
Album Review: Mortiis – ‘Spirit of Rebellion’
January 22, 2020 Dutch Pearce
The dark dungeon music progenitor returns to his “Era 1” form with this reimagining of 1995 classic Ånden som Gjorde Opprør.
For Those About to Squawk: Waldo Pecks on Midnight and Mortiis
January 17, 2020 Blake Harrison
On this week’s installment of a parrot reviewing new releases, bird meets troll.
Video Premiere: Mortiis – “A Dark Horizon”
December 13, 2019 Dutch Pearce
The first of the dungeoneers, Mortiis bids us to look upon “A Dark Horizon.”
CONTEST: Win Tickets to See Mortiis in Baltimore and New York City
March 11, 2019 Emily Bellino
Win tickets to see Mortiis live next month!
Watch: Mortiis – ‘Visions of an Ancient Future’
February 21, 2019 Emily Bellino
Watch a new video from the godfather of dungeon synth, Mortiis.
Kingdoms Regained: Mortiis On His Reissued “Era 1” Book
April 10, 2018 Dutch Pearce
Occasioned by the finally widely available and expanded reissue of his book, Secrets of My Kingdom: Return to Dimensions Unknown, we present an exclusive and candid interview with the godfather of dungeon synth, Mortiis.
Mortiis: From Black Metal to Dungeon Synth and Beyond
October 16, 2017 Neill Jameson
In perhaps his most in-depth interview ever, Mortiis dives deep into his past as the unwitting progenitor of dungeon synth.
Exploring Synths: A Primer with Neill Jameson
September 28, 2017 Neill Jameson
Neill Jameson explores synthesizers and the various metal-related genres of music that have sprung from the instrument.
Track Premiere: Mortiis – ‘The Great Leap (Godflesh Remix)’
February 27, 2017 Emily Bellino
Industrial outfits Mortiis and Godflesh collide on this remixed track from Mortiis’ 2016 release, The Great Deceiver.
Lights Out: Mortiis Flip the Switch on “The Shining Lamp of God”
January 6, 2016 Andrew Bonazelli
The Norwegian legend returns in style.