Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult

In my cabin in Norway, holding my copy of Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult by Dayal Patterson. If black metal is an important factor in your life you need this on your bookshelf. Buy it here.

Interview With Vetter

I was introduced to Vetterkult, the debut album from Norwegian black metal band Vetter in the closing days of 2013. I knew pretty much straight away that I needed to get under the skin of the man behind the  mayhem, Håvard Tveito. I'm honoured that Håvard agreed to an interview for Wyrd Words & Effigies and am… Continue reading Interview With Vetter

Wyrd Words & Effigies: The Definitive Interview List

Wyrd Words & Effigies has been in action since May 2013. In the months that have passed since then, many interviews have been conducted, with all sorts of creative beings who aren't afraid to explore the darkness and the treasures it hides. Underneath you’ll find all of our interviews to date, for you to browse… Continue reading Wyrd Words & Effigies: The Definitive Interview List

Interview : Finnish Black Metal Band Förgjord

Förgjord are, in my opinion, one of Finland’s supreme black metal exports, and to have them feature on Wyrd Words & Effigies is an honour of the highest degree. What's Förgjord’s back story? When did the band come into existence? It was almost twenty years ago when Prokrustes formed the band with two other members.… Continue reading Interview : Finnish Black Metal Band Förgjord

Interview With Swedish Melodic Black Metal Band Netherbird

Read the interview here: http://destructive-music.com/?p=10810 Links:: Destructive Music: http://destructive-music.com Netherbird: http://www.netherbird.com/

Netherbird/The Ferocious Tides Of Fate – Album Review

Read the review here: http://destructive-music.com/?p=10785   Links:: Destructive Music: http://destructive-music.com/ Netherbird: https://www.facebook.com/netherbird

Interview : Heathen Harnow

I’ve been following the work of Swedish artist Heathen Harnow for quite some time now, and am regularly bowled over by the way in which his work clings to my consciousness for days after first setting my eyes on it. My body is in England, but my soul is in Scandinavia, and for me, his… Continue reading Interview : Heathen Harnow

Book Review – Black Metal: European Roots & Musical Extremities (Ed. Troy Southgate)

Whenever I hear about the publication of a new book on the subject of Black Metal, I pounce and pre-order. When the tome arrives, I savour it, lapping up every word, sometimes putting it back down after one chapter, to return to it the following day, so as to make it last longer. My first… Continue reading Book Review – Black Metal: European Roots & Musical Extremities (Ed. Troy Southgate)