Interview: VEIL OF SECRETS

The long awaited return of Vibeke Stene to the metal scene has finally happened in 2020. The former Tristania vocalist has teamed up with Asgeir Mickelson (ex Borknagar, ex Ihsahn, etc.) in a new Doom Metal band called Veil of Secrets. They’ve just released their self-produced debut album, “Dead Poetry”, so we contacted them to discuss the same and everything else related to the band.   RISE!: – Asgeir, I know you’ve been involved with some bands along these years, but Vibeke, tell us what you’ve been doing these years…

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Interview: SUPERLYNX

The Norwegian band Superlynx has just released their sophomore album “New Moon” after three years of their debut “LVX”. This new effort is getting several positive reviews and the band is currently playing a lot of shows introducing more people to their Stoner/Doom sound with haunting vocals by Pia Isaksen, who is also their bass player. We talked to her as well as Daniel Bakken (guitar) and Ole Teigen (drums) about the past, present and future of the band. Enjoy!   RISE!: – Let’s start talking about the new album,…

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HØSTSABBAT 2019 – PREVIEW

Right from the underground music scene of Oslo, Norway, Høstsabbat emerged in 2013 and it has slowly developed to become one of the most important scandinavian festivals for fans of genres such as Doom, Stoner, Psychedelic, Prog and Space Rock. This festival has a unique atmosphere, not only because it reunites some of the best underground bands from the aforementioned scenes, but because it’s being held in a church (!). Yes, once again on this year’s edition, the Kulturkirken Jakob church located in the Grünerløkka area in Oslo will be…

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