He tore his flesh with my nails, tore his terrible dead flesh with my nails!

Neige et Noirceur – Natura Mortis Sonoris

January 7th, 2014 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Seriously creepy ambient black metal compilation from the cold, desolate North. Emphasis on the ambient.
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Bilskirnir – Wotan Redivivus

December 12th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

With the Norse mythology imagery and song titles like ‘Blood and Spirit’ it maybe doesn’t come as a huge surprise that Bilskirnir is an NSBM band, but if you can look past the ideology issues this is a really fun album.
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Featured Artist: Heldriver / Guðmundur Óli Pálmason

November 28th, 2013 in Art & Culture, Artist Features0 Comments

Check out the photographic art of Sólstafir drummer Guðmundur Óli Pálmason.
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Gris – À l’âme enflammée, l’äme constellée…

November 28th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

You’ve heard atmospheric black metal albums with acoustic guitars keyboards, clean vocals, etc., but Gris does it better than most.
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The Metalhead’s Guide to Iceland Part III: Metal

November 6th, 2013 in Lifestyle0 Comments

Discover your options in Iceland for record shopping, metal-oriented music festivals and other metalhead stuff.

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The Metalhead’s Guide to Iceland Part II: Food and Drink

October 23rd, 2013 in Lifestyle0 Comments

Think Iceland’s food options consist of mostly boring fish dishes? Maybe you saw that Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations episode? Well fortunately that is definitely not the case.

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Fyrnask – Eldir Nótt

October 20th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Albums like this are why I love music. Fyrnask‘s debut Bluostar definitely showed some promise, but in now way was I prepared for the level of ambient metal mastery displayed on sophomore release Eldir Nótt.
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Falkenbach – Åsa

October 20th, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

The perfect combination of Viking aggression and folk-driven melody, Åsa is everything we hoped the next Falkenbach album would be.
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The Metalhead’s Guide to Iceland Part I: The Landscape

October 19th, 2013 in Lifestyle0 Comments

Few places on earth exemplify metal music’s combination of elemental brutality and artistic splendor more than the harsh and turbulent landscapes of Iceland. Musical Warfare recently returned from a short field trip there, and over the next few weeks we’ll be chronicling some of the most intriguing and shocking experiences we had during the trip. This first installment will highlight some of the must-see features of Iceland’s tumultous terrain.

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Oranssi Pazuzu – Valonielu

September 21st, 2013 in Album Reviews0 Comments

Releases like this don’t come around often. This third effort from Finland’s Oranssi Pazuzu is absolutely brilliant. If you’ve somehow managed to not check these guys out, you no longer have an excuse.
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