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ABBATH To Release 'Outstrider' Album In July

ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), will release its second album, "Outstrider", on July 5 via Season Of Mist. The disc was recorded at Dub Studios in Kristiansand, Norway with producer Endre Kirkesola, who has previously worked with BLOOD RED THRONE, GREEN CARNATION, SIRENIA and IN VAIN, among ...

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ABBATH To Begin Recording Second Album Next Month

ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo), will enter Dub Studios in Kristiansand, Norway on December 3 to begin recording its second album. Helming the effort will be producer Endre Kirkesola, who has previously worked with BLOOD RED THRONE, GREEN CARNATION, SIRENIA and IN VAIN, among others. ABBATH's sophomore ...

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Northern Chaos Gods - IMMORTAL

Uncertainty loomed following the departure of original and iconic, crab-walking frontman Abbath, but with its first album in almost a decade, IMMORTAL has returned in a big way. The Norwegian band has shown that it is able to stand on its own without said vocalist/guitarist, who has gone on to prove his own continued musical ...

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DEMONAZ On IMMORTAL's 'Battles In The North' Album: 'I Wanted To Break The Speed Limit On That One'

Andrew McKaysmith of Australia's "Scars And Guitars" podcast recently conducted an interview with lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) of Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL. You can listen to the entire chat via the Whooshkaa widget below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On whether he considers IMMORTAL's new "Northern Chaos Gods" studio album the ...

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Watch Lyric Video For IMMORTAL's 'Mighty Ravendark'

The official lyric video for the song "Mighty Ravendark" from Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — can be seen below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Northern Chaos Gods", which will be released on July 6 ...

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Listen To New IMMORTAL Song 'Mighty Ravendark'

The song "Mighty Ravendark" from Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — can be streamed below. The track is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Northern Chaos Gods", which will be released on July 6 via Nuclear Blast. The disc ...

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DEMONAZ Wanted To Make New IMMORTAL Album 'Northern Chaos Gods' As 'Grim, Dark And Cold As Possible'

Metal Wani's editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with guitarist, lyricist and vocalist Demonaz (real name: Harald Nævdal) of Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL about the band's forthcoming "Northern Chaos Gods" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the nine-year break ...

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IMMORTAL's DEMONAZ On What Inspired Him To Start A Band

On July 6, Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — will release their highly anticipated new album, "Northern Chaos Gods". Demonaz tells us about the band's beginnings and what inspired him to start a band in the underground metal scene ...

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IMMORTAL: 'Northern Chaos Gods' Lyric Video

The official lyric video for "Northern Chaos Gods", the title track of the new album from Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — can be seen below. Due on July 6 via Nuclear Blast, the disc features eight new tracks ...

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IMMORTAL To Release 'Northern Chaos Gods' Album In July

On July 6, Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — will unleash their first studio album since "All Shall Fall", released almost nine years ago. The legendary band has forged "Northern Chaos Gods", an album which takes IMMORTAL back to ...

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IMMORTAL Completes Work On New Album

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — have completed work on their ninth studio album, to be released later in the year via Nuclear Blast. The disc was produced by Peter Tägtgren (Abyss Studio), who also helmed IMMORTAL's "At The ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Frontman: 'Total Silence Freaks Me Out'

Banger TV's Daniel Dekay recently conducted an interview with vocalist/guitarist Alexi Laiho of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the title of CHILDREN OF BODOM's latest album, 2015's "I Worship Chaos": Alexi: "At first it was just a songtitle. Then ...

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KING DIAMOND To Headline This Year's PSYCHO LAS VEGAS

Psycho Las Vegas 2017 — set to take place from August 18 through August 20 at the Hard Rock Hotel And Casino Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada — confirms KING DIAMOND as the festival's grand headliner! 2017 marks thirty years since the release of KING DIAMOND's landmark "Abigail" release. King's appearance at Psycho will ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Drummer Says 'Severe Back Pain' Has Made It Difficult For Him To Enjoy The Band's Live Shows

Drummer Jaska Raatikainen of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM says that "severe back pain" has made it difficult for him to enjoy the band's live shows. Raatikainen, who co-founded CHILDREN OF BODOM in 1993 under the name INEARTHED, revealed his condition in a Facebook post recapping 2016. He wrote in part: "Even though so many ...

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MAX CAVALERA On SEPULTURA's 'Roots': 'It's Incredible How Much Impact This Record Had After Twenty Years'

Max Cavalera (SOULFLY, SEPULTURA, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY) was interviewed on the December 9-11 edition of Full Metal Jackie's nationally syndicated radio show. You can now listen to the chat using the Podbean widget below. A few excerpts follow. Full Metal Jackie: Lots going on in your world, as usual. You are currently on the "Return To ...

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ABBATH: Video Footage Of Entire San Antonio Concert

Fan-filmed video footage of ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), performing on December 10 at the Aztec Theater in San Antonio, Texas can be seen below. ABBATH recently began rehearsing for its upcoming album in the group's hometown of Bergen, Norway. The follow-up to this year's self-titled debut will be ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Bassist Doesn't Know If DANIEL FREYBERG Will Contribute To Songwriting On Next Album

On December 7, Metal Wani's Jackie Mtz conducted an interview with bassist Henkka Seppälä (a.k.a. Henkka T. Blacksmith) of Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM in Phoenix, Arizona. You can now watch the chat below. A couple of excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On how things are going with current CHILDREN OF BODOM touring guitarist Daniel ...

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IMMORTAL To Begin Recording New Album In January

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — will enter the studio in January to begin recording their ninth full-length studio album, to be released later in 2017 via Nuclear Blast. Said IMMORTAL in a statement: "The songs have been ready ...

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ABBATH Begins Rehearsing For Sophomore Album

ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), has begun rehearsing for its upcoming album in the group's hometown of Bergen, Norway. The follow-up to this year's self-titled debut will be released sometime next year via Season Of Mist. Bass duties for ABBATH are being handled by a man familiar to metal ...

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CHILDREN OF BODOM Announces North American Tour With ABBATH; BLABBERMOUTH.NET Presale Available

Finnish metallers CHILDREN OF BODOM will embark on a 21-date North American tour with special guests iconic black metal artist ABBATH, California-based metal act EXMORTUS, and Canada's progressive metallers ONI. The trek, presented by The Noise, will commence in Quebec on November 23 and will hit three Canadian cities as well as Chicago, San Francisco, ...

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Video: ABBATH Performs At FORTAROCK Festival

Fan-filmed video footage of ABBATH, the band led by ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve Eikemo (a.k.a. Abbath), performing on June 5 at the FortaRock festival at Goffertpark in Nijmegen, the Netherlands can be seen below. ABBATH's self-titled debut album was released on January 22 via Season Of Mist. Bass duties for ABBATH are being handled by a ...

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IMMORTAL Completes Writing New Album

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL — now consisting of lyricist/guitarist Demonaz (real name Harald Nævdal) and drummer Horgh (real name Reidar Horghagen) — have completed the writing process for their ninth full-length studio album. Comments the band: "This will be our darkest and coldest album in a long time: pure Blashyrkh metal the way our fans ...

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Abbath - ABBATH

Olve Eikemo isn't a familiar name to metalheads, but his pseudonym Abbath, short for Abbath Doom Occulta, has been known globally by extreme metal enthusiasts for more than 20 years for his work with IMMORTAL. Even further back, Abbath was cutting his teeth on dark American death metal-inspired bands with Old Funeral, which included Varg ...

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