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Ov Hell, ‘The Underworld Regime’ — New Album
Ov Hell was originally intended to be a Gorgoroth record/project, but extended legal battles over the rights to the Gorgoroth name, which occurred between bassist King ov Hell, singer Gaahl and guitarist Infernus, who has continued on with the band while King and Gaahl have moved on...
Former Gorgoroth Frontman Named ‘Homosexual of the Year’
Little more than a year ago, former Gorgoroth frontman Gaahl came out of the closet, revealing to the metal world that he's gay. Now he's being honored for his courage and for his contributions to the gay community in Bergen, Norway. According to reports, Gaahl was named 'Homosexual o…
Have a Merry Metal Christmas
On Christmas Eve, with all the stores and restaurants closed (except Chinese restaurants, of course) and all the TV channels broadcasting lame holiday specials, what could be more heartwarming than metal? Gorgoroth and Cephalic Carnage are fine, but over the next two days we recommend you check out …
Ask the ‘Creep: Is Black Metal Art?
We were dusting off the bookshelves around the Noisecreep offices the other day and came across a volume called 'Ask the 'Creep.' Yep, we're bringing back the Ask the 'Creep feature, and today's topic is both complicated and theoretical: is black metal art...
Top 10 Black Metal Records of 2009
With everyone and their mother racing to post their year-end lists before the end of 2009, Noisecreep's token kvlt kommando 'Grim' Kim Kelly figured she may as well rain on everyone's parade and concoct a nasty little list of her own. Thusly, Noisecreep's Top 10 Black Metal …
Impious Drummer Michael Noren — Your iPod Is Showing

"When I grew up, I was a total black metalhead." Impious drummer Michael Norén tells Noisecreep, explaining the inclusion of Gorgoroth, Dissection and, perhaps, the Black Dahlia Murder on his 'Your iPod Is Showing' list. "The people living in the small community where I was born and r…
Gorgoroth’s Frank Watkins Was a Mortgage Broker
The last thing you'd expect the longtime bassist of Floridian death metal institution Obituary and the bassist of evil-as-hell Norwegian black metalists Gorgoroth to be is a former mortgage broker. But Frank Watkins was exactly that.
"I had a mortgage company for a while and mortgages w…
Gorgoroth/Obituary Bassist Isn’t Daunted by Double Duty
Frank Watkins is the bassist in two high profile underground metal bands: Obituary and Gorgoroth. He is able to serve both masters with equal effectiveness, though!
"It's a smooth-running train," Watkins told Noisecreep about how he juggles double duty with a Florida-based and …

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