ASX.TV: Peter Beste – “Vice TV – True Norweigan Black Metal”

We went to Norway to interview Gaahl, lead singer of the band Gorgoroth. Gaahl really believes in this whole ideology behind what he’s doing—he’s not just some rockstar fronting a band. The thing with Black Metal is, in Norway, everybody is exactly the same. There’s nothing to rebel against, because everybody’s really well off. It’s […]

Peter Beste’s ‘True Norwegian Black Metal’ (2008)

Leather, spikes, face paint, and brandished weapons are standard and go along with a clearly stated stance of outsider-dom.   King of Hell Intro from True Norwegian Black Metal, 2008 By Johan Kugelberg and Peter Beste Over the last two decades, a bizarre and violent musical subculture called black metal has emerged in Norway. Its […]