National and local media coverage in both English and French.

CTV: What’s On: Documenting extreme metal music with Christine Long, Nov 26, 2016

BTRtoday. Black Week: Understanding Black Metal by Elena Childers, Nov 23, 2016

nordiQC (2017)

Journal de Québec Un événement inspiré du métal norvégien débarque à Québec par Marie-Renée Grondin, juin 23, 2017

QuébecSpot Media Grimposium et Someone présentent nordiQC en septembre prochain! juin 23, 2017

Le Soleil Un nouveau festival consacré au metal à l’Anti par Nicholas Houle juin 23, 2017

#paysagedelahaine / # landscapeofhate (2017)

Concordia University “I want to turn hate on its head” by Jesse Coady, April 24, 2017

Université Concordia “Le professeur de Concordia Vivek Venkatesh veut tenir tête à la haine” par Jesse Coady, avril 24, 2017

SSHRC brings research in music to Acfas congress 2017 Press release, March 30, 2017

Grimposium: Norwegian Invasion and Blekkmetal (2016)

Fantastic Cinema Fantastic Cinema Announces Feature Film Line-up and Special Events

Decibel. Blekkmetal documentary gets second US screening at Cinedelphia

Cinedelphia Review of the Blekkmetal film by Andy Elijah

CTV Montreal. Permission to think dark thoughts with Mutsumi Takahashi

Sors-Tu?  Bardspec & Softcoresoft aux Katacombes – L’unique inspiré par Thomas Mazerolles

Voir “Blekkmetal et Bardspec: Des projets artistiques proposés par des membres d’Enslaved” par Yanick Klimbo Tremblay

Decibel “Norwegian Invasion event screens Blekkmetal movie, hosts Ivar Bjørnson’s BardSpec performance” by Greg Pratt

Daily Vice Metal Music Therapy: Breaking the Silence on Solitude and Depression

Vice du Jour “GRIMPOSIUM EXPLORE LE METAL EXTRÊME NORVÉGIEN” par Simon Coutu

University of Alberta ‘Blekkmetal’ is what the apocalypse sounds like by Scott Lingley

University of Alberta From shock to doc: Norwegian black metal on the big screen by Kateryna Barnes

Concordia University Montréal dans l’œil de la tempête Grimposium par Elisabeth Faure

Concordia University  Metal Heads, Brace yourselves! Grimposium gets set to storm Montreal by Elisabeth Faure

Montreal Rampage Black Metal Arrives with Grimposium and Ivar Bjornson’s Blekkmetal by Sinj Karan

Exclaim “Grimposium Brings “The Norwegian Invasion” to Montreal for 2016 Event” by Simon Slingerland

Yell Magazine “Grimposium’s Norwegian Invasion Hits Montreal” by Shawn Loeffler

BraveWords Blekkmetal review by David Perri

Zombitrol Blekkmetal review by Andrew Epstein

Hellbound Blekkmetal review by Laura Wiebe

Rezine Blekkmetal review

Grimposium: The Resurrection (2015)

Camuz “Gorguts aux Katacombes” by Myriam Francoeur

Global TV interview

CTV interview

Thorium Magazine “Grimposium 2015 @ Montréal” by Thomas Mazerolles

Thorium Magazine “En Entrevue: Vivek Venkatesh (Grimposium)” par Thomas Mazerolles

Montreal Gazette’s 5 acts to catch at Heavy Montreal

BRBR TFO “Grimposium : pour une scène métal autocritique” par Ariane Gruet-Pelchat

Decibel magazine “Grimposium: The Resurrection” by Justin Norton

Decibel magazine “Professor Venkatesh Update on the status of Metal in Education” by Dan Lake

Grimposium (2014)

CBC Radio Q

CJLO 1690 feature and interview

The Globe and Mail “Grimposium: Metal lives on” by Brad Wheeler

CBC Radio Canada Ici “Le metal, un mode de vie” avec Jocelyn Lebeau et Patrick Masbourian

Concordia University’s The Link “Bringing the Underground to Light” by John Talbot

CBC Radio Canada Médium-Large interview

The Suburban feature

 

Vivek Venkatesh has dedicated much of the past five years of his research to studying — and enjoying — extreme metal and the kinds of people who congregate around it across the globe. He and his team have published in fields as varied as niche online communities, consumer culture, tourism, philosophy and marketing.