Regular Dread Central readers know that I’m a huge proponent of the upcoming black metal biopic Lords of Chaos, a film that tells the story of the seminal Norwegian band Mayhem. It made my personal list of the Top 10 horror movies that screened during 2018’s Fantastic Film Festival (link below) and, while it’s not a straight-up genre flick, it sports excruciating practical effects and a soundtrack that will melt your face off!
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A couple weeks ago, we saw the first teaser for Lords of Chaos. Now, we have the first full trailer! Give it a spin at the top of the article, followed by the synopsis for Lords of Chaos below.
A teenager’s quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the 1980s results in a very violent outcome. Lords of Chaos tells the true story of True Norwegian Black Metal and its most notorious practitioners – a group of young men with a flair for publicity, church-burning and murder: MAYHEM.
Jonas Åkerlund directs Lords of Chaos from a screenplay based on the nonfiction novel of the same name; the film stars Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, and Jack Kilmer. Look for it in select theaters February 8th and VOD on February 22nd.