A new trailer has debuted for Jonas Akerlund’s ‘Lord of Chaos’ based on the Black Metal founders Mayhem.

Directed by Jonas Åkerlund the film is based Black Metal’s most notorious practitioners – the band Mayhem. The founders of the Norwegian black metal scene and their music strongly influenced the black metal genre. Mayhem’s early career was highly controversial, primarily due to their notorious live performances, the 1991 suicide of vocalist Per Yngve Ohlin and the 1993 murder of guitarist Øystein Aarseth by former member Varg Vikernes, of Burzum.

The cast includes Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Jack Kilmer, Sky Ferreira, Valter Skarsgård.

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The film will open in cinemas on February 8th followed by an On Demand release on February 22nd.

Lords of Chaos Synopsis

A teenager’s quest to launch Norwegian Black Metal in Oslo in the early 1990s results in a very violent outcome.