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Preview: Lords of Chaos

Jonas Åkerlund’s biopic of a pioneering Norwegian black metal band is raw and devastatingly brutal.

To uphold the authenticity of Lords of Chaos and the actual events that transpired, this film contains a sequence of flashing lights and strobing effects in a concert scene which might affect customers who are susceptible to photosensitive epilepsy.

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UK-Sweden 2018
Dir Jonas Åkerlund
With Rory Culkin, Emory Cohen, Sky Ferreira, Valter Skarsgård
Certificate 18
Courtesy of Arrow Films

In the early 1990s, raven-haired nihilist Øystein Aarseth, aka Euronymous (Culkin), pioneered Norwegian black metal with his band Mayhem. As he spreads a mantra of chaos and suffering, making music is just beginning for the megalomaniac and aspiring mogul. He soon attracts the attention of superfan Varg (Cohen), who takes Aarseth's vision to a dangerous extreme. Based on a true story, Jonas Åkerlund’s biopic of a band, a scene and a mood is raw, energising and devastatingly brutal.

Tickets £15, concs £12 (Members pay £2 less)

Jonas Akerlund teamed up with Metallica and filmed their latest single ManUNkind on the set of Lords of Chaos, with the actors standing in for Metallica.
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