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Metal Review: Mayhem: Esoteric Warfare (2014)

Mayhem Esoteric Warfare

Oslo, Norway’s black metal legion, Mayhem, epitomizes the chaos and infamy of the 90’s Norwegian black metal scene. Between the church burnings and other unbelievable, non-musical related shenanigans on that time, Mayhem was normally near each outburst. With the suicide of vocalist Dead in 1991 and the murder of guitarist Euronymous by former band member

Metal Review – Ava Inferi – Onyx (2011)

Ava Inferi was created in Almada, Portugal, by guitarist and songwriter Rune Eriksen (aka Blasphemer, Mayhem). The debut album, Burdens, was released in January 2006. Portugal’s Ava Inferi is back with another release displaying their dark, cold, gothic style of Portuguese Metal. Vocalist Carmen Susana Simões’ voice is as beautiful as ever on this release