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Metal News for May 2, 2021

Last updated on June 12, 2021 at 4:15 AM ET

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Einherjer Shines Under The "North Star"

Viking metal is a sub-genre which can be very hard to define. Unlike thrash or doom metal, the Viking area is comprised of different tempos and approaches which help make it the epic and popular style that it is today. Though it has its pioneers such as Bathory, Viking metal as a genre began establishing itself in the 1990s and one of the bands which really helped to put it on the map was Norway's own, Einherjer.

Hailing from the municipality of Haugesund, the band released their first album, "Dragons Of The North" in 1996 and over the next twenty five years have gone from strength to strength. Most recently, Einherjer unleashed "North Star," their ninth full length outing and their first under new label, Napalm Records. To find out more about the album, I caught up with drummer Gerhard "Ulvar" Storesund to discuss the music, art, videos, the effect of the pandemic and much more. You can listen to it in full below. More...

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King 810 Premiere New Music Video "I Am The Enemy"

King 810 premiere a new music video for "I Am The Enemy", taken from their latest album "AK Concerto No. 47, 11th Movement in G Major", out in stores now.

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Maggot Crown Premiere New Song "War is Peace"

Maggot Crown premiere a new song and lyric video "War is Peace", taken from their upcoming new album "Cryptic Immoral Secure". The effort releases May 22, 2021 via Vargheist Records.

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Grave Miasma Premiere New Song

Death metal outfit Grave Miasma premiere a new song and music video "Erudite Decomposition", taken from their upcoming new album "Abyss of Wrathful Deities". The record comes out on May 14th via Dark Descent Records (US) / Sepulchral Voices (Europe).

Check out now "Erudite Decomposition" below.

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