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1994. Vikingligr Veldi (Icelandic meaning roughly Glorious Viking Square)

is the debut album by band Enslaved. It was released in 28 February, through Deathlike Silence Productions, the record label run by Euronymous, who was killed before the album’s release. The album is dedicated to him.

Despite Enslaved’s nationality, the lyrics on this album are mainly in Icelandic, perhaps due to its resemblance to Old Norse. The lyrics of “Heimdallr” are in ancient Norwegian. The distinct cover features the grave-good helm uncovered at the Sutton Hoo site in England, ostensibly belonging to the 7th century bretwalda, Raedwald of East Anglia.

Vikingligr Veldi  It truly is a classic from one of the strongest aesthetic eras of black metal music . highly recommend this album to anyone that enjoys the aforementioned black and viking genres, or to someone who wants to experience the black metal atmosphere at its best.

                   Grutle Kjellson      Ivar Bjørnson     Trym Torson

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Preview for Secret Wars Journal #01, by Pru Shen, Matthew Rosenberg, Ramon Bachs, & Luca Pizzari

Witness the strange tales of Battleworld! Two scintillating stories of Secret Wars! Is Lady Kate of 1602 the nefarious Hawkeye Bandit who robs from the rich and gives to the poor? Can an enslaved band of mutants in Egyptia overthrow their overlord, Khonshu? Can you afford not to read the coolest, hippest, most continuity-important book in all of Secret Wars? Because this is totally that book. But don’t tell anyone. It’ll be our little Secret… Wars Journal.