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DIMMU BORGIR: New Single To Be Made Available For Download Next Month

DIMMU BORGIR's new single, "The Serpentine Offering", will be available as a digital download beginning on March 30. In addition to the regular album version of the title cut, the single will also contain two non-album versions of the same track: "The Serpentine Offering" (video edit), "The Serpentine Offering" (instrumental version). DIMMU BORGIR's new full-length ...

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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 ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist Comments On North American Tour

Launching an omnious campaign for "In Sorte Diaboli" — their first studio album in four years scheduled for North American release on April 24 — Norwegian melodic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have announced their headlining return to the western hemisphere. Beginning on Friday, April 20 in Cleveland, Ohio and supported by UNEARTH from Massachusetts, California's ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: New Album Track Listing Revealed

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have finalized the track listing for their new album, "In Sorte Diaboli", due in North America on April 24 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD will arrive in Europe on April 30 (April 27 in Germany). "In Sorte Diaboli" was recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: New Album Release Pushed Forward

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have pushed up the North American release date of their new album, "In Sorte Diaboli" (via Nuclear Blast Records), to April 24 from the previously announced May 8. The CD will now arrive in Europe on April 30 (April 27 in Germany). In other news, Nuclear Blast Records has ...

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BLACK SABBATH In The U.K.'s SUN Tabloid

In an almost unprecedented move for a tabloid newspaper, the Sun — the world's biggest-selling English-language newspaper, with over eight million readers a day — has acknowledged the world of heavy metal by reviewing a BLACK SABBATH biography in glowing terms. "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath", the new SABBATH biography by Joel McIver — a writer for ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Release Dates Announced For New Album

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have confirmed the following release dates for their new album, "In Sorte Diaboli" (via Nuclear Blast Records): Germany: May 4 Rest of Europe: May 7 North America: May 8 "In Sorte Diaboli" was recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producers Fredrik Nordström and Patrik J. ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Confirmed For SWEDEN ROCK FESTIVAL

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have been confirmed for next year's Sweden Rock Festival, set to take place June 6-9, 2007 in Sölvesborg, Sweden. The festival billing is shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AXEL RUDI PELL BLACK OAK ARKANSAS BLIND GUARDIAN CIRCUS MAXIMUS DIMMU BORGIR ELDRITCH FALCONER GOV'T MULE HARDCORE SUPERSTAR HEAVEN ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have been confirmed for next year's installment of the Wacken Open Air festival, set to take place August 2-4, 2007 in Wacken, Germany. The billing is now shaping up as follows (in alphabetical order): AMORPHIS BELPHEGOR BENEDICTUM BLACK MAJESTY BLIND GUARDIAN CANNIBAL CORPSE COMMUNIC DIE APOKALYPTISCHEN REITER DIMMU BORGIR ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: New Album Title Revealed

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have finished mixing their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producers Fredrik Nordström and Patrik J. Sten for an early 2007 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The group's guitarist, Silenoz, has issued the following update on the recording/mixing process: "After what we can call a pretty ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Finishes Recording New Album

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have finished recording their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producers Fredrik Nordström and Patrik J. Sten for an early 2007 release via Nuclear Blast Records. The group's guitarist, Silenoz, has issued the following update on the recording process: "Finally! I guess this time is as ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist: New Album Will Be A 'Monster'

DIMMU BORGIR guitarist Silenoz recently spoke to Revolver magazine (web site) about the group's long-anticipated follow-up to 2003's "Death Cult Armageddon", tentatively due in early 2007 via Nuclear Blast Records. "All I can say," said Silenoz, "is it's gonna be a fuckin' monster." The songwriting and recording process for the group's new album ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist On New CD: 'We Expect It To Sound Nothing Less Than Grandiose'

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have entered Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström to begin recording their new album for an early 2007 release. The group's guitarist, Silenoz, has issued the following update on the recording process: "So, just to let you know, everything moves along nicely in the studio, perhaps ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Drums For New Album Completed

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have entered Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström to begin recording their new album for an early 2007 release. The group has issued the following update on the recording process: "Drums [by Hellhammer of MAYHEM fame] are completed! It went surprisingly smooth, considering the fact that ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Begin Recording New Album Today

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR are about to commence the recording sessions for their new album at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with Fredrik Nordström. Commented guitarist Silenoz: "Finally we arrived in Studio Fredman. It's now located outside Gothenburg in a godforsaken place in the middle of fucking nowhere, which couldn't be more perfect. ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Guitarist: New Album Will Be Worth All The Wait

DIMMU BORGIR guitarist Silenoz has issued the following update on the songwriting sessions for the group's new album: "After spending the last months in pre-production for our new, as-yet-untitled album, we're quite excited to say the least and look very much forward to finally start the recording sessions once again with Fredrik Nordström at Fredman ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Enter Studio In October

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR will enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden with producer Fredrik Nordström in October to begin recording their new album, tentatively due in early 2007 via Nuclear Blast Records. The CD, which will feature a guest appearance by MAYHEM's Hellhammer on drums, will be "a full story/concept album," according to ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Pull Out Of Italy's GODS OF METAL Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have been forced to pull out of Italy's Gods of Metal festival (scheduled for June 1-4 at Idroscalo in Milan) "due to serious health reasons," according to a posting on their official web site. Commented guitarist Silenoz: "We apologize to everyone it may concern, we were very much looking ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Members To Hold Signing Session At Germany's MUSIKMESSE

Silenoz (guitar), Shagrath (vocals) and Galder (guitar) of Norwegian symphonic black metal masters DIMMU BORGIR have announced an exclusive signing session on Saturday, April 1 at the Musikmesse in Frankfurt/Main, Germany. The session will take place at the booth of their Norwegian guitar endorser ESP. DIMMU BORGIR recently became the first band on the Nuclear ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Film 'Sorgens Kammer – Del II' Video

According to an online posting by DIMMU BORGIR guitarist Silenoz, the group will shortly be filming a video for the track "Sorgens Kammer – Del II" with director Patric Ullaeus of Sweden's Revolver Film Company. "Sorgens Kammer – Del II" is one of the new tracks included on the updated, re-recorded version of DIMMU BORGIR's ...

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NAPALM DEATH Bassist Joins INSIDIOUS DISEASE

INSIDIOUS DISEASE, the death metal band featuring guitarists Silenoz (real name: Sven Atle Kopperud; DIMMU BORGIR) and Jardar (real name: Jon Øyvind Andersen; OLD MAN'S CHILD), along with drummer Tony Laureano (DIMMU BORGIR, NILE, ANGELCORPSE), have announced the addition of bassist Shane Embury (NAPALM DEATH) to the group's ranks. Commented the band in a statement: ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Turn Down KORN Tour, Prepare To Film New Video

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have posted the following message on their official web site: "DIMMU BORGIR are planning to record a video from the 'Stormblåst 2005' release together with Patrick Ullaeus and Revolver Films. "Shagrath [vocals] is busy working on his band CHROME DIVISION together with Lex Icon of COVENANT, Luna of ASHES ...

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