Lords of Chaos
17 years old, Øystein «Euronymous» Aarseth vowed to create «True Norwegian Black Metal» and while he succeeded in his artistic ambitions, the story of his band Mayhem is one of tragedy. Featuring a host of exciting young American acting talents in the lead roles, LORDS OF CHAOS is based on the true stories behind the shocking events that made the band infamous. A former metal drummer himself, director Jonas Åkerlund brings the fearless approach that made him a world-renowned music video director to one of the most legendary tales in modern music.
Jonas Åkerlund (Sweden, 1965) Selected filmography: SMALL APARTMENTS (2012), SPUN (BIFF 2002) in addition to a long list of music videos.