Contact Us

Mayhem

Mayhem Reveal ‘Esoteric Warfare’ Release Date and Track Listing

Mayhem

Since last month's unveiling of the new song 'Psywar,' fans of the legendary black metal band Mayhem have been anxiously awaiting details on a new album. 'Esoteric Warfare' will be released on May 27 in the U.S. via Season of Mist (track listing below).

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Metal, New Albums, News

Mayhem To Release New Album in 2014, Unleash New Song ‘Psywar’

Mayhem

Mayhem have not unleashed a studio album since 2007's 'Ordo ad Chao.' Now, the legendary Norwegian black metal band has revealed they'll be releasing an as-yet-untitled record later this year. They have unveiled the first song 'Psywar,' and you can watch the lyric video above via Decibel.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Metal, News, Songs

Teenagers Cover Mayhem’s ‘Freezing Moon’ – Best of YouTube

Kids cover Mayhem
YouTube: dogsnax

San Francisco isn't exactly a haven for black metal, but this group of kids don't let that stop them from paying tribute to their Norwegian idols Mayhem. In 1994, the band released the groundbreaking 'De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas,' a black metal record that is still spreading its influence.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Best of YouTube, Metal, Videos

No. 16: Mayhem, ‘De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas’ – Best Debut Metal Albums

Chuck Schuldiner / Ozzy Osbourne / James Hetfield

Mayhem's 'De Mysteriis Dom Sanathas' may be the most sonically terrifying black metal record ever released.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: Special Features

AC/DC vs. Mayhem – March Metal Madness 2013, Round 1

ACDC vs. Mayhem

We kick off Round 1 of the Devil Horn region of Loudwire's 2013 March Metal Madness with AC/DC's huge-selling 'Back in Black' disc squaring off against black metallers Mayhem and their influential album, 'De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas.'

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: March Metal Madness, Metal

Marduk’s ‘Evil’ Owns Skull & Brain Matter From Mayhem’s ‘Dead’ – Shocking Rock Stories of 2012

Randy Blythe / Mitch Lucker / Marilyn Manson
Mary Ouellette, shewillshootyou (2) / Century Media

One of black metal's greatest pieces of lore revolves around the 1991 suicide of Mayhem vocalist Per 'Dead' Ohlin. After the body of Dead was found by Mayhem guitarist Euronymous, it was rumored that he collected skull fragments from his late singer and sent them to fellow black metal bands whom he felt were "worthy."

Read More

Marduk Guitarist Confirms He Owns Skull and Brain Matter From Mayhem’s Per ‘Dead’ Ohlin

Marduk Morgan / Mayhem Dead
Facebook: Marduk / Mayhem

One of black metal's most famous legends revolves around the 1991 suicide of Mayhem vocalist Per 'Dead' Ohlin. For over 20 years, rumors have circulated worldwide about Mayhem guitarist Euronymous sending pieces of Dead's skull to other black metal musicians as a sign of deep respect towards their work and dedication to the genre. During our recent interview with Marduk's Morgan 'Evil' Steinmeyer Håkansson, the guitarist not only confirmed that he does indeed possess a piece of Dead's skull, but also lead fragments from the shot which killed Dead and a piece of his brain matter.

Read More

Filed Under: , , Category: Exclusive, News, WTF

Mayhem’s Euronymous Removed from Norwegian Airline Campaign

Euronymous
Mayhem

Deceased black metal legend Euronymous of the band Mayhem was the front-runner in a contest that would've had his likeness on the tailfin of Norwegian Air jets. The airline has removed the notorious guitarist from their "tailfin hero" poll -- find out why here.

Read More

Filed Under: , Category: News, WTF

Televangelist Administers Exorcism to Mayhem Bassist Necrobutcher

Necrobutcher Documentary
YouTube

Some critics have accused black metal of becoming a parody of itself in recent years, and certain musicians at the forefront of the movement, including Mayhem bassist Jørn Stubberud (aka Necrobutcher), haven't done much to prove the genre is still dangerous, vibrant and viable.

Read More

Filed Under: Category: News

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://loudwire.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts and join the Loudwire forum conversations!

Register on Loudwire quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!