Darkthrone

Don’t Call Atakke’s Songs Happy
Back in September, Atakke played at New York's Europa with Howl and Toxic Holocaust. Just seven months after Noisecreep reported their show, the death metallers were on the same stage again. This time around they opened the minds and clogged the ears of Brooklynites before Castevet, Krallice an…
Hard Rock and Metal New Releases — April 6
Last week was another healthy week of hard rock sales, with Scorpions scanning 18,500 records of what is reported to be their final album. Perhaps there is power in the suggestion of goodbye. New Jersey's beloved Dillinger Escape Plan debuted at 6 on the hard rock charts, selling 7,136 units...
Burzum’s Varg Vikernes Does Not Care About Black Metal
Burzum -- the name itself means 'darkness,' and the mere mention of mastermind Varg Vikernes heralds an intense reaction, be it negative or positive. There are few more polarizing figures within extreme metal than Vikernes, who is now almost better known for his violent past and extreme id…
Darkthrone, ‘Circle the Wagons’ — New Album
Black metal veterans Darkthrone have a new album lying in wait -- and what better way to preview the album and tease the die-hards than to set up a mini-website for the forthcoming 'Circle the Wagons'? The site includes all the expected modern fancies like wallpapers, web banners, gallerie…
Darkthrone’s Fenriz Creates Heavy Metal for the Choir

If 'Circle the Wagons' sounds like an unlikely title from black metal veterans Darkthrone, that's perfectly fine with them. The less they're associated with contemporary or conventional black metal, the better.
"The typical sound of the 90s black metal -- bands that started in the '90s copying b…
Abscess’ Chris Reifert: ‘We Outdid Ourselves’

"Not to toot my own horn too loudly, but we outdid ourselves and we worked harder than we ever have in our entire lives, more than any other bands we've ever been in. We tried to make it special and make it something that you want to listen to from beginning to end," Abscess drummer/vocali…
Darkthrone Wield Acoustic Guitars for ‘Circle the Wagons’
When most people think of an album, they envision a concrete body of work that represents the personal, musical and emotional development an artist has undergone over a particular period of time. Many musicians themselves describe their songs as snapshots taken over a creative cycle, and the finishe…

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