Ulver Drops Surprise EP, Kicks Off Headline Tour Tonight

Metal legends Ulver have dropped a surprise EP on their unsuspecting fans, on the eve of their headline tour of Europe, kicking off tonight in the UK. Dubbed Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, the EP release arrives from the House Of Mythology label and follows Ulver’s acclaimed full-length album from earlier in 2017, The Assassination of Julius Caesar. Continue reading

Ulver – The Assassination Of Julius Caesar

Ulver has made a career of doing the unexpected and turning it into a sublime musical journey. The uneasy alliance between artist, subject matter, and fans hasn’t always been linear, and certainly never bowing to the obvious. For some just the mere name of the band conjures up a deep well of love for their first-wave black metal releases, some 25-plus years ago. Even back then, they were the most out of the box group of artists from an era where many tried and failed to be unique. They choose to defy categorization, and follow their own pure inspiration. If you really love making or enjoying good music, old scenes don’t dictate what drives you anyway. Continue reading