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Drummer TONY LAUREANO Launches Web Site

Drummaster Tony Laureano (ex-NILE, ANGELCORPSE) has launched his own web site at www.tonylaureano.com, which features his biography, an extended discography and a FAQ section. Especially note the blog Tony's been keeping to see what he's up to. Expect lessons, samples, tips and tutorials in the near future. Stop by and join the community ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: New Full 'Story/Concept' Album Due Late 2006

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have issued the following update on their current and upcoming activities: "Finally there's an official update on this site to let you guys in on what the Hell is happening at the moment and whatever else that we might be conspiring behind closed doors. We suspect most of you ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Confirmed For Germany's ZILLO Festival

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have been confirmed for the 2005 edition of the Zillo festival, set to be held July 22-24 in Loreley, Germany. Also scheduled to perform at the festival are TRISTANIA, ASP and THE BIRTHDAY MASSACRE. More confirmations will be announced soon. As previously reported, DIMMU BORGIR vocalist Shagrath and guitarist ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Thrown Off Air For Using Profanity

DIMMU BORGIR were promptly escorted from the premises after using profanity during a live radio interview Wednesday afternoon (August 18) for commercial rock radio station WMMS-FM (100.7) in Cleveland. The Norwegian black metal act were in town to promote their appearance on the main stage of Ozzfest at the Blossom Music Center in Cleveland on ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: Largest First-Week Sales In NUCLEAR BLAST RECORDS History

DIMMU BORGIR's "Death Cult Armageddon" sold 6,352 copies in the U.S. during its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan, landing at position No. 169 on The Billboard 200 chart. This sales figure stands as the largest first-week SoundScan number ever achieved by a Nuclear Blast/Century Media recording artist. As previously reported, "Death Cult ...

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DIMMU BORGIR: European Chart Positions Announced

DIMMU BORGIR's "Death Cult Armageddon" has entered the European album charts at the following positions: Austria: #14 Finland: #9 France: #35 Germany: #12 Netherlands: #42 Norway: #2 Switzerland: #54 "Death Cult Armageddon" was recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and is the group's "most epic, majestic, somber, evil and grimmest release to ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Enter Norwegian Album Chart At No. 2!

DIMMU BORGIR's "Death Cult Armageddon" has entered the Norwegian Album chart at No. 2, just ahead of IRON MAIDEN's "Dance Of Death", which debuted at No. 3 on the same tally. View the complete chart here. "Death Cult Armageddon" was recorded and mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden and is the group's ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Finish Mixing 'Death Cult Armageddon'

Norwegian majestic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have finished mixing their new album, "Death Cult Armageddon", at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden. Guitarist Silenoz had this to say: "The new DIMMU BORGIR album has been a hard and long fucking road to hell, and 'Death Cult Armageddon' is what we're bringing back. With that we're pleased ...

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DIMMU BORGIR Set Release Date For 'Death Cult Armageddon'

DIMMU BORGIR have set a tentative September 8 European release date through Nuclear Blast Records for their new album, titled "Death Cult Armageddon". The CD, which is currently being mixed at Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden, will contain the following tracks (in no particular order): 01. Allegiance 02. Blood Hunger Doctrine 03. For The World ...

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SUSPERIA: 'In Heavy Negotiations'

Norway's SUSPERIA "are in heavy negotiations with [record company] partners in Europe and USA to decide on the future of the band," according to the group's official web site (www.susperia.net). "As you all know the [upcoming] album is 90% finished still completing the lyrical part, and it is just about ready to be ...

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CANDLEMASS To Make First North American Appearance In 12 Years!

Just in time for the domestic release of their DVD retrospective, "Documents Of Doom", the legendary CANDLEMASS will headline the BW&BK 6-Pack Weekend, June 13-14, in Cleveland, Ohio. The festival appearance marks the first time the Swedes have played here in over twelve years! Since reuniting last year, the doomsters have been the hottest ticket ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Enter Studio In March

DIMMU BORGIR are scheduled to enter Studio Fredman in Gothenburg, Sweden on March 3 to begin tracking the drum parts for their forthcoming CD, due later in the year. According to guitarist Silenoz, "All the new material is ready and we have also mastered our own pre-production and it sounds awesome in our ears. We ...

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DIMMU BORGIR To Show 'No Mercy' On Upcoming CD

Norwegian black metallers DIMMU BORGIR will enter Gothenburg, Sweden's Studio Fredman in March to record the follow-up to last year's "Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropy" opus for a summer 2003 release. "The new material sounds extremely apocalyptic and militant, grim and somber and there is a distinct presence of no mercy to them," explained guitarist Silenoz. "We're ...

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Archive News Nov 14, 2001

THE REJECTS, a long-running project featuring vocalist Dizzy Reject, SLIPKNOT drummer Joey Jordison, and STATIC-X guitarist Tripp Eisen, entered the studio on Monday, November 12th to finish up work on their long-awaited debut album, which is scheduled to emerge in early 2002 through an as-yet-undisclosed label. Regular studio updates, posted by Dizzy, ...

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