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Mayhem + Watain To Co-Headline ‘Black Metal Warfare II’ U.S. Tour with Rotting Christ

A bevy of legendary European black metal bands will be crossing the pond to wreak havoc on American fans with the Black Metal Warfare II tour.

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Jonas Akerlund
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Jonas Akerlund to Direct ‘Lords of Chaos’ Film Based on Mayhem’s Euronymous

Jonas Akerlund has signed on to direct Lords of Chaos, a film based on late Mayhem guitarist Euronymous.

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Mayhem and Watain

Mayhem Crush New York City’s Webster Hall With Watain + Revenge

New York City fans were treated to a night of Black Metal at Webster Hall with obliterating performances from Mayhem, Watain and Revenge.

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Ester Segarra

Mayhem, ‘Esoteric Warfare’ – Album Review

When a band with Mayhem‘s pedigree puts out a new album, there’s going to be a lot of attention and a lot of scrutiny, especially since they don’t release them very often (it has been more than seven years since their last full-length)...

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Mayhem Reveal ‘Esoteric Warfare’ Release Date and Track Listing

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).

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

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.

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

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.

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Chuck Schuldiner / Ozzy Osbourne / James Hetfield

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

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

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ACDC vs. Mayhem

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

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.'

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

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."

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