When we first kicked off International Month on the podcast we visited the Norse stronghold of Norway. We took a look at troll-culture and event touched on the country’s sordid love affair with the bleakest sub-genre of heavy metal, black metal.
While church burnings and satanic ritual have been prevailing characteristics associated with the buzz saw guitar riffs and grating vocals of the music itself, there’s also a lot to laugh at here. Like, a butt load.
So while I could ramble on and on about murders, death cults and how photos from a murder scene ended up on an album cover, I’ll instead just point you towards some ridiculous music videos that are a delightful mixture of Tolkein, Black Sabbath and The Sweedish Chef.