Wednesday, January 23, 2019


The official trailer of the movie "Lords of Chaos" based on the book by the same title about the early history of Norwegian black metal is available on streaming via youtube for a while.

It is produced by film production companies of the calibre of VICE Studios, 20th Century Fox, Scott Free Productions and Insurgent Media and will be released by Gunpowder and Sky by the end of Februrary 2019.

It claims that it will tell about truths and lies of Norwegian black metal history for it has been subjected to many controversial thoughts already before it is released. 

Director Jonas Åkerlund is ex-Bathory drummer and awarded film director who is known with music video projects like Metallica, Rammstein, U2, Satyricon, Madonna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Solstafir, Coldplay, Ozzy Osbourne, Roxette, Candlemass, etc., short movies and many documentaries also.

The book that the movie is based on named "Lords of Chaos: The Bloody Rise of the Satanic Metal Underground" written by Michael Moynihan and Didrik Soderlind, published by Feral House that is known by releasing books about forbidden topics. 
The book won a Firecracker Independent Book Award in 2003 and translated into nine languages.

It is about crime journalism including many interviews from Norwegian black Metal scene and an extended perspective for Mayhem-Burzum dilemma together with church burnings back then in Norway.

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