Concert Reviews: ÆSTHETICA / WRATH at Rock In (Oslo, Norway)

ÆSTHETICA – WRATH at Rock In (Oslo, Norway) Saturday, March 5, 2022 by Jorge Patacas   The booking agency Brenn Alt has been producing shows in different parts of the Nordic country for a while now. The bar/venue Rock In has been their home many times when it comes to concerts in Oslo and this was also the case on March 5 with a bill featuring two bands. The evening began with Wrath, a young trio coming from Haugesund and Bergen, two cities located in the west coast of Norway.…

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Interview: MORK

The multi-instrumentist Thomas Eriksen is the mastermind behind Mork, one of the most prominent bands in the current Norwegian Black Metal scene. “Det Svarte Juv” is the name of the fourth full-length studio album released this year by Peaceville Records. We conducted an interview with Eriksen to discuss the new album, the old school Black Metal sound, the story behind the name, his hometown Halden and more!   RISE!: – You have released your fourth studio album “Det Svarte Juv” this year again via Peaceville Records, what do you think…

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Concert Reviews: MYRKUR at John Dee (Oslo, Norway)

MYRKUR at John Dee (Oslo, Norway) Opening Act: JO QUAIL Tuesday, November 4, 2018 by Jorge Patacas   Since the release of her first self-titled EP in 2014, Myrkur, the project of the Danish multi-instrumentist and actress Amalie Bruun, has been acclaimed and at the same time criticized with prejudice and without any serious foundation just for the fact that she included Black Metal parts in her music, because she didn’t play this kind of music before. Despite those detractors with unfounded prejudices, “M”, her debut album released by Relapse…

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