Hear Myrkur Reinterpret Danish Folk Song “Bonden og Kragen”, New EP Out This Week

 

Ahead of the release of her new EP, Juniper, this Friday, December 7th on Relapse Records, Myrkur has shared her recorded interpretation of Danish folk song ‘Bonden og Kragen’, a.k.a. ‘Kragevise’. This isn’t the first time Myrkur has taken on classic songs from her ancestral lore, each time making it uniquely her own. She will carry this concept deeper into 2019 with special “Folesange” concerts, at festivals like Roadburn. Check it out and catch Myrkur on her new Scandinavian tour dates kicking off tonight in Gothenburg, at the Pustervik club. Jo Quail will open most dates as direct support. Continue reading

Ozzy, Judas Priest, Meshuggah And Myrkur Among The Winners At The Golden Gods Awards

Last night Ozzy Osbourne, Judas Priest, Meshuggah, Myrkur, Maynard James Keenan, Jessica Pimentel and many more took home the statues at the 16th annual Metal Hammer Golden Gods Awards. Hosted by Hatebreed frontman Jamey Jasta and saw Carpenter Brut, Myrkur, Meshuggah, Baroness and Parkway Drive perform in front of a packed crowd at Indigo at the O2 in London. Ozzy won the evening’s top award, fittingly the Golden God Award in service to his solo career in music. Continue reading

GUEST POST: Top 10 Of 2017 From Coilguns

Ghost Cult brings you more “End Of Year” lists, memories, and other shenanigans from our favorite bands, partners, music industry peers, and other folks we respect across the world. In this post, we get a Top 10 Albums Of 2017 list from Coilguns. Continue reading

Myrkur Is Streaming “Mareridt” Online

Myrkur released Mareridt to the masses last week via Relapse Records, and as Steve said in his 9/10 review, “While it may be a shame if the blackened perfection of ‘Måneblôt’ is a style Bruun moves further away from, the crown as the leading proponent of darkened post-pop is, with Mareridt, already most rightfully hers.

Just in case you’re still unsure about picking it up, Myrkur is now streaming Mareridt in its entirety online. Continue reading

Myrkur – Mareridt

In three short years, Danish singer-songwriter Amelie Bruun has already achieved what many fail to do across a lengthy career, and that is to create art that is interesting and distinctive. With Mareridt (Relapse Records), under the banner of her Myrkur project, she is releasing an album where there is genuine curiosity as to both how it will sound, but also whether she will be able to stride further into a more “mainstream” conscience (the use of the term mainstream being applied quite liberally here… this is unusual and uncompromising music, lest we forget). Continue reading

Myrkur And Chelsea Wolfe Share “Funeral” Performance Video

Myrkur will be releasing the highly anticipated follow up to 2015’s M on Friday (September 15th) via Relapse Records, and we have another taste of Mareridt for you today. Continue reading