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Eistnaflug: The Grapevine Picks

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Bogi Bjarnason: Behemoth Some would argue that Behemoth is the hottest commodity in extreme metal at the moment. Last year’s…

Eistnaflug: The Past, Present And Future Of The World’s Friendliest Metal Festival

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Since kicking off a decade ago, the Eistnaflug festival has slowly cemented its place as the most beloved, most important…

Your Joyous Future

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Muck’s latest endeavour catapults them to heretofore-unreachable heights, perfectly capturing the band’s intense stage presence. ‘Your Joyous Future’ can be…

Mutilation, Right?

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Mutilation Rites, Sinmara, Ophidian I @ HúrraOphidian I kick shit off with a frenzy of dizzying riffing and blasting brutality. Their…

Með Vættum

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Not A Fan – Bogi Bjarnason Rating: – For someone whose life revolves around metal, trying to get through an…

HOLY SHIT DOOMRIDERS ARE IN TOWN!

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You should go see themHey guess what! Doomriders are back in town! And they’re playing Húrra tonight! This seminal metal…

Sódóma – Sunday

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[For whatever reason, we had the hardest time getting people to review Sódóma that Sunday night. It seems everyone wanted…

Full Metal Racket!

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The annual sweaty moshfest that is the Eistnaflug metal festival descended upon the tiny Eastfjords village of Neskaupstaður like a…

Icelandic Death Metal Band Scores Record Deal In Japan

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Icelandic death metal band and hamburger enthusiasts Severed Crotch have landed a record deal in Japan that will serve as…

The Best Show I Witnessed At Iceland Airwaves 2010, And Why It Was The Best Show I Witnessed At Iceland Airwaves 2010

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So we did it again. We compiled a team of music lovers-slash-misanthropes to review every single show of the official…

What could have been better about Iceland Airwaves 2010 and why!

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Hate brings out the best in people. Or at least in writers. You know that. Bad reviews are so much…

Sódóma – Sunday

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Photo by Hvalreki [For whatever reason, we had the hardest time getting people to review Sódóma that Sunday night. It…

ENTER THE HANGOVER

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The summer of 2010 has been one of festivals and parties. Every goddamn weekend has been dominated by a three-day…