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SATYRICON: A Worthy Farewell To The King

SATYRICON frontman Satyr has posted the following message on the group's official web site: "On Saturday [August 28], the biggest gathering of black metal stars on a stage ever took place in Bergen, Norway during the Hole In The Sky festival. I have already stated here what I feel about [late BATHORY mastermind Quorthon's] work. ...

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Norway's Black Metal Elite To Pay Tribute To BATHORY Mastermind

A number of well-respected Norwegian black metal musicians will gather to perform a selection of classic BATHORY songs during Norway's Hole In The Sky Festival as a tribute to the group's mastermind Thomas "Quorthon" Forsberg, who passed away earlier this month. So far, the following musicians have been confirmed to take part in this special ...

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IMMORTAL: We Are Finished

Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL have reaffirmed their decision to break up, despite a statement from the band's record company yesterday indicating that the group were merely taking a long break. The following is the latest update from the Nuclear Blast Records web site: "Well, sad news… Although stated differently earlier as it seemed as if ...

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Record Label: IMMORTAL Did Not Split Up!

According to a posting on the Nuclear Blast Records web site, the reports of a split within the ranks of long-running Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL "aren't 100% correct. In fact, IMMORTAL will simply take a long break, as the musicians need to rest a while after 12 months of excessive touring. In the ...

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IMMORTAL Split Up!

Long-running Norwegian black metallers IMMORTAL appear to have called it a day. In an official statement posted to the forum of the Norwegian magazine Scream, the band state simply, "After 13 years and 7 albums we have decided to stop working with IMMORTAL due to personal reasons. A great thanks to all our fans worldwide ...

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Archive News Oct 16, 2001

CANDLEMASS bassist/mainman Leif Edling has confirmed to BLABBERMOUTH.NET that the Swedish doomsters' most celebrated line-up—including Edling and vocalist Messiah Marcolin—have been officially approached by the organizers of the Sweden Rock Festival (Michael Ivarsson) to appear at next year's installment of the event, which is scheduled to take place on June 7-8, 2002 ...

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