RISE! collaborates with Inferno Festival Magazine 2024

Jorge Patacas, editor-in-chief and writer of RISE!, has recently collaborated with the Inferno Festival Magazine 2024 doing interviews with bands that are going to play at the festival such as the melodic death metal pioneers AT THE GATES, the Norwegian black metal outfit NORDJEVEL and the supergroup VLTIMAS. The other interviews were conducted by Gunnar Sauermann (Metal Hammer), Roy Kristensen (Imhotep / Scream Magazine) and Aleksandra Stasiak. If you are in Oslo, you can find the magazine in places like Rock In, Kniven, Vaterland, Brewgata, Aye Aye Club, Revolver, Katakomben,…

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Interview: SAKIS TOLIS

by Jorge Patacas Last year, Rotting Christ’s guitarist/vocalist Sakis Tolis released “Among the Fires of Hell”, the first album under his name. This year he was part of the Inferno Festival lineup in Oslo, Norway, and performed these songs live for the first time, so it was the right time to do an in-depth interview with him to discuss some details behind the album as well as his relationship with the Norwegian black metal scene back in the day, his family, his thoughts on AI and other interesting topics.  …

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RISE! invited to Inferno Music Conference 2023

RISE! will be present at the Inferno Music Conference in Oslo, Norway once again this year. The conference gathers musicians, media, promoters, managers and other key players in the music industry. There will be panels, Q&As sessions, clinics, etc. RISE! will also be covering the 2023 edition of the festival, which features bands such as Cannibal Corpse, Emperor, Amorphis, Watain, Dark Funeral, Godflesh, the Colombian legends Masacre, Crowbar and Abbath, among others.    

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Interview: JANNICKE WIESE-HANSEN

by Jorge Patacas During the last edition of Inferno Festival in Oslo, Norway, we were able to talk to Jannicke Wiese-Hansen, the artist who created logos for bands such as Immortal and Enslaved, as well as the album covers for the now legendary first two Burzum albums. She’s a tattoo artist who has her studio called Nidhogg in Bergen and was invited to the festival as part of the art exhibition. We discussed the beginning of her career, the inspiration behind some of her most iconic artworks, the early Black…

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