Author: Francesca Stoppani - The Reykjavik Grapevine

Nyrst’s Ritual Of Pain

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Black Metal Band Nyrst Introduces Forthcoming Release Völd In this Filthy issue, I met up with Eysteinn and Snæbjörn, lead…

Jazzists With A Dark Soul

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Forsmán’s brave new world In this Filthy Interview, I sat down with two members of the black metal band Forsmán…

In Slowness We Trust – Q&A With Bongripper Concert Organisers

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Bongripper, active since 2005, have distinguished themselves in the doom scene for their commitment to unbearably long tracks and self-deprecating…

Zhrine At the Altar

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Reviving the Hellirinn Sanctuary Since 2014, the name Zhrine has resonated like an eerie echo – mostly because of the…

Abduction Phase Initiated

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Epidermal Veil talks human carnage and Reykjavík Deathfest We are back with another Filthy Interview and believe me, this one…

CH-CH-CHANGER

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BAND_MEMBERS_V44_FINAL_DRAFT The world of music is a dynamic landscape, constantly shifting and evolving, much like the metal band Changer (no…

Take a Godchilla Pill 

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Mysticism, Hypno Wizardry and Forthcoming Release After our chats with Dauðyflin and Graveslime in the last two issues, we come…

Filthy Interview: The Swamp Goblins Of 105

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 Dauðyflin’s demo with a dash of Norðanpaunk, thanks In this Filthy Interview, we caught up with hardcore punksters Dauðyflin, who…

Filthy Interview: Let’s Goo 

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See you in another 20 years, Graveslime In our previous Filthy Interview, punk band Dauðyflin expressed their excitement for the…

The Eighth Gate Of Hell

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Norðanpaunk, Iceland’s biggest DIY festival in the world One does not simply go to Norðanpaunk. Firstly, because it is held…

An Experimental Birthday Gift

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Skelkur Í Bringu breaks from hibernation Welcome back to the filthiest interview column in Iceland. In this issue, we went…

The Mainland Is Shaking

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False Majesty’s Deathcore From The Islands Iceland is trembling and the epicenter is the Westman Islands. However, it’s not an…

And Sausage For All

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Tuð’s Punk Between Anger and Candies Waiting to add up two more sixes and reach the number of the beast,…

Knife Play And DIY

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Meet the Esoteric Queens from Svartþoka For the third edition of the Filthy Interview series, we are joined by two…

Jumpsuits Are The New Leather

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Krownest claims their ticket to Wacken Open Air “Hardcore music for hardcore people.” That’s how Gummi and Óttarr, bassist and…

Leave Your Gods Behind: Úlfúð Brings Existentialism to a Whole New Level

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Have you ever woken with a feeling of existential distortion? My haunted friend, have I got good news for you….

Misþyrming Returns With Blunt Force — A Q&A with black metal royalty

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In December 2022, the Reykjavík-based black metal band Misþyrming released their new album Með Hamri. The title translates literally to…