October is a good month. Not only are there about a bazillion brilliant records released now the Summer release slump has ended, but it’s when the big guns of Autumn/Winter indoor festival/all-dayer scene let loose. Among our favourites: London’s very own Live Evil Festival.
Nifelheim was formed in Dals Långed, Sweden in 1990 by Tyrant (bass/guitar), Demon (drums) and Hellbutcher (vocals). Soon they were also joined by guitarist Morbid Slaughter.
Around New Years 92/93 the band made their first recording and released the legendary landmark of metal - "Unholy Death Demo". Reviewers were shocked! Nifelheim delivered music unheard of since the glory days of Venom, Hellhammer, Bathory and early Mayhem. Great reviews in mags and a massive underground word of mouth got the record labels interested. Read more on Last.fm