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KREATOR And DIMMU BORGIR Announce European Co-Headlining Tour

German thrash titans KREATOR and Norwegian symphonic black metal giants DIMMU BORGIR will team up for a big European co-headline run in late fall. Support on the trek will come from U.S. hardcore institution HATEBREED and death metal supergroup BLOODBATH. Commented KREATOR frontman Mille Petrozza: "I am more than excited to team up with three ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Recruits ENTOMBED A.D. Bassist VICTOR BRANDT

DIMMU BORGIR has announced the addition of Swedish bass player Victor Brandt (ENTOMBED A.D., FIRESPAWN) to the group's ranks. The Norwegian symphonic black metal titans will play their first show since 2012 in June and will visit all corner of the world throughout this year and 2019, and Victor is ready to storm the stage ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Frontman On Eight-Year Gap Between Albums: 'We Were Feeling That We Were Losing A Little Bit Of Our Identity'

Vocalist Shagrath of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR recently spoke to Lords Of Metal about the eight-year gap between the release of the band's last studio album, "Abrahadabra", and the arrival of the follow-up effort, "Eonian". He said: "[It's] strange to have been away for quite some time; it feels kind of weird ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist SILENOZ: 'We've Never Been Afraid Of Exploring'

Metal Wani editor in chief Owais "Vitek" Nabi recently conducted an interview with vocalist Shagrath and guitarist Silenoz of Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR about the band's forthcoming "Eonian" studio album. You can listen to the entire chat below. A few excerpts follow (transcribed by BLABBERMOUTH.NET). On the anticipation of releasing "Eonian" after a nearly ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Announces August 2018 U.S. Tour Dates

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR will embark on a short U.S. tour in August. The four-date trek will kick off on August 19 at the Psycho Las Vegas festival in Las Vegas, Nevada and conclude six days later at the PlayStation Theater in New York City. Confirmed shows: Aug. 19 - Las Vegas, NV ...

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Video Premiere: DIMMU BORGIR's 'Council Of Wolves And Snakes'

"Council Of Wolves And Snakes", the new video from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, can be seen below. The song is taken from the band's new album, "Eonian", which will be released on May 4 via Nuclear Blast. The songwriting core of DIMMU BORGIR furthermore consists of charismatic vocalist Shagrath, as well as the ...

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Video Premiere: DIMMU BORGIR's 'Interdimensional Summit'

"Interdimensional Summit", the new video from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, can be seen below. The clip was directed by Patric Ullaeus, who previously worked with the band on the clips for "Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse", "Sorgens Kammer - Del II" and the award-winning "The Serpentine Offering". "Interdimensional Summit" is taken from DIMMU ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Release 'Eonian' Album In May; Cover Artwork Unveiled

Norwegian symphonic metallers DIMMU BORGIR will release their new album, "Eonian", on May 4 via Nuclear Blast. The songwriting core of DIMMU BORGIR furthermore consists of charismatic vocalist Shagrath, as well as the string wizards Silenoz and Galder, but other familiar faces also emerge from the darkness: drummer Daray and keyboardist Gerlioz are still part ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Classic Albums To Be Re-Released On Vinyl

Before the symphonic black metal legends DIMMU BORGIR finally return to the spotlight with their highly anticipated ninth studio album in spring 2018, the Norwegians now unleash the re-releases of their early classics on vinyl. From their raw and ground-breaking debut 1994's "For All Tid" to "Death Cult Armageddon", which saw them hit No. 2 ...

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DIMMU BORGIR's New Album To Arrive In Early 2018: 'Everything Is Pretty Much Set To Go'

Guitarist Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz) of Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR spoke to Metal Shock Finland about the status of the band's upcoming long-awaited follow-up to 2010's "Abrahadabra" album. "Everything is pretty much set to go," he said. We're still in the final stages of getting everything, artwork-wise, ready, [as well ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: 'Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse' Performance Clip From 'Forces Of The Northern Night' DVD

"Forces Of The Northern Night", the highly anticipated double DVD from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, will be released on April 28 via Nuclear Blast. The set will contain two of the band's live performances: their legendary show in Oslo, presenting DIMMU BORGIR on stage with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a bombastic choir, ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Third Trailer For 'Forces Of The Northern Night' DVD

"Forces Of The Northern Night", the highly anticipated double DVD from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, will be released on April 28 via Nuclear Blast. The set will contain two of the band's live performances: their legendary show in Oslo, presenting DIMMU BORGIR on stage with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a bombastic choir, ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: 'Forces Of The Northern Night' Unboxing Video

"Forces Of The Northern Night", the highly anticipated double DVD from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, will be released on April 14 via Nuclear Blast. The set will contain two of the band's live performances: their legendary show in Oslo, presenting DIMMU BORGIR on stage with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a bombastic choir, ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist On Upcoming Album: 'Every Song Stands Perfectly On Its Own Feet'

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR are putting the finishing touches on their long-awaited follow-up to 2010's "Abrahadabra" album for a late 2017 release via Nuclear Blast. Guitarist Sven Atle Kopperud (a.k.a. Silenoz) told Metal Wani about the progress of the recording sessions for the band's new disc: "Well, right now I'm calling from the ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Second Trailer For 'Forces Of The Northern Night' DVD

The second trailer for "Forces Of The Northern Night", the highly anticipated double DVD from Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR, is available below. Due on April 14 via Nuclear Blast, the set will contain two of the band's live performances: their legendary show in Oslo, presenting DIMMU BORGIR on stage with the Norwegian Radio ...

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