Video: True Norwegian Black Metal

Peter Beste

In tomorrow's issue of the Miami New Times, music editor Arielle Castillo stumbles upon Vice Books' True Norwegian Black Metal, a collection of photos by Peter Beste. The book chronicles Norway's black metal scene which is marred by violence and arson. They say the cold weather makes you crazy -- what's Miami's excuse?

Well, Vice's online channel also has a 5-part documentary on the country's black metal scene. So enjoy the video goodness after the jump. Also, click here to view photo excerpts from the book.

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Jose D. Duran has been the associate web editor of Miami New Times since 2008. He's the voice and strategist behind the publication's eyebrow-raising Facebook and Twitter feeds. He has also been reporting on Miami's music, entertainment, and cultural scenes since 2006, previously through sites such as and He earned his BS in journalism with a minor in art history from the University of Florida. He's a South Florida native and will be a Miami resident as long as climate change permits and the temperature doesn't drop below 60 degrees.
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