Ulver have always been an interesting band. Starting in the early ’90s, amid the rise of Norwegian black metal, they eventually expanded their sound into an avant-garde, electronic project. Still making insanely good music, the band has unveiled a new EP titled Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, which is available now. Check out a stream of the release below and find out more here. Continue Reading
Unapologetic, blasphemous, Satanic, evil, heathenish, pagan, ungodly, tyrannical, godless, savage, barbaric, crude, bestial, monstrous, wretched, fiendish, diabolical…just a few words that remind me of black metal. Within these 10 top albums you will definitely find that and much much more. Welcome to the be all end all top 10 black metal albums of all time list. Continue Reading
Throughout their storied and lengthy career, Ulver has been in a constant state of flux. Starting as perhaps the first ever folky black metal band, no one could have envisioned where Ulver would end up, more than 20 years later. Of course, that could just as easily be said album to album, and on The Assassination of Julius Caesar, the Norwegian group’s 13th proper studio release, Ulver has once again turned expectations on their head, and challenged listeners by making the most straightforward album of their career. And it’s absolutely brilliant.