DIMMU BORGIR: 'In Sorte Diaboli' Bonus Material Detailed

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR are preparing for the long-awaited release of their new CD, "In Sorte Diaboli", on April 27 via Nuclear Blast Records. The first concept album in the band's history, "In Sorte Diaboli"'s story is set in medieval Europe. "There's this dude that works as a priest's assistant, and after a while he just discovers that he has nothing to do with Christianity," guitarist Silenoz explains what the concept album is about. "He just sort of has this awakening and realizes that he has different abilities and different powers and is leaning more to the dark side…"

To make the story clearer, not only will the lyrics for the songs will be printed in the booklet, but you will also get a short synopsis introducing the listener to the plot.

"In Sorte Diaboli" was mixed in Studio Fredman in Göteborg, Sweden by producers Fredrik Nordström and Patrik J. Sten. DIMMU BORGIR recorded the effort with the following lineup:

Shagrath (vocals)
Silenoz (guitars)
Galder (guitars)
I.C.S. Vortex (bass)
Mustis (keyboards)
Hellhammer (drums)

European fans will receive the following editions of "In Sorte Diaboli":

Limited-edition European high-quality digipak including a bonus DVD, 32-page booklet (mirrored lyrics) and mirror:

Digipak track listing:

01. The Serpentine Offering
02. The Chosen Legacy
03. The Conspiracy Unfolds
04. The Ancestral Fever (European bonus track)
05. The Sacrilegious Scorn
06. The Fallen Arises
07. The Sinister Awakening
08. The Fundamental Alienation
09. The Invaluable Darkness
10. The Foreshadowing Furnace

Bonus DVD content:

* Video Clip "The Serpentine Offering" (04:42)
* Making of the album with DIMMU BORGIR (studio report) (17:25)
* Making of "The Serpentine Offering" video with DIMMU BORGIR (21:52)
* Photo gallery
* Media player

Standard Version (Europe) - Jewelcase including 32 page-booklet:

CD track listing:

01. The Serpentine Offering
02. The Chosen Legacy
03. The Conspiracy Unfolds
04. The Sacrilegious Scorn
05. The Fallen Arises
06. The Sinister Awakening
07. The Fundamental Alienation
08. The Invaluable Darkness
09. The Foreshadowing Furnace
+ Media Player (incl. video clip "The Serpentine Offering")

There will be also an ultra-limited exclusive Nuclear Blast mailorder edition, a high-quality leather book including a bonus DVD (content printed on special paper including mirrored lyrics and mirror)! Stay tuned for more details!!!

Last but not least, vinyl fans will be also satisfied with the gatefold LP including a bonus 7".

"In Sorte Diaboli" will be available in North America on April 24 in two different formats: a jewel-case CD and a limited-edition digipak (including a bonus DVD; same content as the European DVD version). The North American bonus track will be on both versions. The complete track listing is as follows:

01. The Serpentine Offering
02. The Chosen Legacy
03. The Conspiracy Unfolds
04. The Sacrilegious Scorn
05. The Fallen Rises
06. The Heretic Hammer (exclusive North American bonus track)
07. The Sinister Awakening
08. The Fundamental Alienation
09. The Invaluable Darkness
10. The Foreshadowing Furnace

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