Heavy Metal World Cup: Myrkur vs Immortal

Myrkur vs Immortal

In the third quarter final match of the Heavy Metal World Cup, Myrkur (representing Denmark) squares off against Immortal (representing Norway).

Both bands approach black metal in different ways, but how will they fare on the field? Myrkur comfortably defeated Bullet For My Valentine in the opening round, and Immortal managed to fend off Gojira... but who will go on to the semi finals?

Here's how the two bands match up on paper.


Members: 1
Albums: 2
Genre: Folk/black metal
Biggest Song: Ulvinde
Most Likely To: Haunt your dreams


Members: 2
Albums: 8
Genre: Black metal
Biggest Song: All Shall Fall
Most Likely To: Start a snowball fight

Who do you want to win? The poll below is open for 24 hours. Go go go!

Luke Morton joined Metal Hammer as Online Editor in 2014, having previously worked as News Editor at popular (but now sadly defunct) alternative lifestyle magazine, Front. As well as helming the Metal Hammer website for the four years that followed, Luke also helped relaunch the Metal Hammer podcast in early 2018, producing, scripting and presenting the relaunched show during its early days. He also wrote regular features for the magazine, including a 2018 cover feature for his very favourite band in the world, Slipknot, discussing their turbulent 2008 album, All Hope Is Gone.