Los Angeles Gallery Opening for True Norwegian Black Metal Book

Zune Gallery in Los Angeles will be hosting a gallery for photographer Peter Beste‘s 216-page photo book, True Norwegian Black Metal, from November 21st to December 18th.  The gallery will be open from 7-10pm on opening day.

Zune Gallery is located at 8275 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA.

Go here to RSVP: http://www.viceland.com/peterbeste/

Galleries for True Norwegian Black Metal have recently taken place in Sweden and the Netherlands.

For more information on Peter Beste, visit his site: http://www.peterbeste.com/

1349: Carrying the Torch

While all the big, influential Norwegian black metal bands have graduated to a different echelon, a small sect of bands have continued to thrive in their “abscence” by sticking to the code of true black metal. 1349 may not be as familiar as DARKTHRONE and GORGOROTH, but they have made a name for themselves recently with three impressive albums in as many years. Their keen ability to channel that same vicious Satanic savagery as said bands is 1349‘s gleaming essence. APESHIT spoke with guitarist Archaon on the band’s emergence and role in carrying the “real” black metal torch into the new millenium.

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