World-renowned, one-woman Danish black metal act Myrkur will be stopping by the Cabooze on Saturday, February 24th as a part of the 2018 Decibel Magazine Tour. She’s currently touring behind her latest album, the critically acclaimed Mareridt. The show will also feature performances from Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room, and Khemmis. Some tickets are still available here, so be sure to grab yours before they sell out (with a lineup as stacked as this, it’s best to be careful).
Myrkur signed to renowned independent label Relapse Records in 2014 off the strength of just one EP, her eponymous debut (released September 2014). Envisioned and realized by classically-trained multi-instrumentalist and songwriter Amalie Bruun, Myrkur combined the rawness of second-wave black metal bands like Ulver and Darkthrone with a natural, ethereal sonic beauty. Myrkur introduced a wholly unique perspective on the genre of black metal, one that immediately put her on the map and caught the attention of listeners and publications worldwide. Myrkur’s influences range from nature to traditional Scandinavian folklore to Norse mythology and far beyond. Bruun elaborates, “I always dreamed about becoming a Huldra, an Elver girl, a Valkyrie, the goddess Freja. These powerful women in Norse Mythology have an element of beauty and mystique, but they are also deadly.”