Munch meets metal in Oslo’s strange new Norwegian music-art combo

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What do the great Norwegian Edvard Munch and the heavy metal band Satyricon have in common? Both may have called Oslo home and are well known beyond Norway’s borders, and yet the two are known for very different, albeit dark forms of expression. One is the late master of “The Scream” and other expressive, soulful works, the other a contemporary musical duo known for what’s known as black metal. Now the Munch Museum in Oslo is bringing the two forms of expression closer together and Satyricon has adapted musical compositions to selected paintings and graphics by Munch as part of a rare new exhi…

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