Welcome back Lounger,
Enter your login details below
      Lost your Password?
Become a Lounger.
It's free. It's easy. It's a community. Get involved!

Fill out your details for instant activation as a Lifelounge community member

This gives you access to post in all forums, comment throught the entire site, get all Lifelounge Newsletters and all the updates on our unique promotions, events and initiatives.

Step 1 of 2
Username:
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email:


  Search

True Norwegian Black Metal by Peter Beste

31 MAR 2009 | Posted By: Luke

0
Now displaying 1 - 16 of 28 Load more images

The members of the grotesque and extremist musical genre that has emerged from Norway over the last 20 years Black Metal, are an intimidating bunch. Adorning themselves in a mixture of satanic/pagan symbols, face paint, faux blood and more spikes than Pinhead, they easily rival most horror film bogeymen in shock value any day of the week.

Unfortunately some of them have taken the whole I love Satan thing a little too far though. In the early to mid 90s it's reported that particular members of this subculture completely lost their shit and went on a rampage of desecrating graveyards, burning down churches and even committing murder... definitely not the type of dudes you'd want your daughter/sister/friend bringing home to meet the family. Fascinating to look at in a National geographic kind of way though don't you think.

Photographer Peter Beste has spent the last 7 years photographing this dark world and its inhabitants...

0
WEEKLY LIFELOUNGE NEWSLETTER
   Submit
RELATED CONTENT
Mikael Aldo shoots eerie dreams
Kyle Thompson messes with the elements
Just the Two of Us by Klaus Pichler
Erna and Hrefna by Ariko Inaoka
Miley x Terry
Brandon Tauszik photographs murder shrines
Waitoa Slaughter House by Derek Henderson
Comments on this Post
There are "15" comment(s) on "True Norwegian Black Metal by Peter Beste"

Respect freeak
oooh, I love what they've all done with their hair.
freeak  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect Luke
i especially love the norwegian wilderness shots... the forests look amazing. seeing something that ugly somewhere that beautiful really works for me.
Luke  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect freeak
Oh yeah, totally. Juxtaposition.
freeak  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect JiMBOB
someone needs a hug...
JiMBOB  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect Luke
or a virgin sacrifice...
Luke  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect NOTORIOUSJAY
or an abusive father...
NOTORIOUSJAY  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Advanced Member 32294DF1
ooh ooh look at how disturbed i am. I'm really really angry underneath all this leather and makeup. Bah! Black metal scenesters for cunts.
32294DF1  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect freeak
They all look like sad clowns who've been caught in the rain.
freeak  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect fujiko-san
gorgeous hair, beautiful scenery! I LOVE NORWAY!
fujiko-san  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Senior Member ollie
Br00t4lzz
ollie  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect Jake
I always cringe when metal people bust out an air guitar, just painful! The forests are just stunning in Norway :O I love the inverted crusifix necklaces :D - Jake xooxoxoxo
Jake  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect Ryzz
Something in the water?
Ryzz  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Respect Rens
The midnight sun missed these guys.
Rens  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
New Lounger DDE1210B
I'm just glad they're not like the faggy emo/metalheads in the states. Those are viking metalheads who can kick some ass. (except that skinny little loseer that looks like he's trying to flex or something.)
DDE1210B  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report
Member E52F97D9
hello KISS
E52F97D9  -  5 years ago
Reply  |  Report

Want to talk it out?

If you’re already a Lifelounge member, simply login. Or you can connect via Facebook. If you want to stay anonymous (chicken!) just fill in this form for a once-off comment.

To sign-up to Lifelounge click here.
Your Name:
Your Email:
 


Link Image YouTube



Featured Today on Lifelounge
Odd Pears x Leta Sobierajski
Odd Pears x Leta Sobierajski

Posted in Photography - 2 months ago

Style tips with Gwen Stefani
Style tips with Gwen Stefani

Posted in Fashion - 2 months ago

Daily Instagram Goodness
Also by Luke
Retro X Rated Film Poster Gallery
Retro X Rated Film Poster Gallery

Posted in Art and Design - about a year ago

Scanwiches galore
Scanwiches galore

Posted in The Lounge - 2 years ago

David Corio photography
David Corio photography

Posted in Photography - 2 years ago

Werner Amann photography
Werner Amann photography

Posted in Photography - 2 years ago

6
This guy is a scam artist, he changes his paypal r...
Brando
 
1
Check out Hendo's first silk screen print! 18"x 18...
Megha
 
3
Really, riding a bike in the night is danger. Grea...
jessica Whit
 
 
6
Okay, the advertisement that comes up during the O...
Sean
 
20
While I agree with many of the people on the list,...
Anonymou
 
28
2014 comes,in order to thank everyone, characteris...
ttaiaa3
 
2
2014 comes,in order to thank everyone, characteris...
ttaiaa3
Seen
Lucas Grogan paints and stitches conversations
Lucas Grogan paints and stitches conversations
_0007_08