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Tag Archives: Dimmu Borgir

Dimmu Borgir to unveil ‘Forces of the Northern Night’

Posted by on January 11, 2017

Norwegian symphonic black metal titans Dimmu Borgir surprised us this morning with the release date of their anticipated double DVD, Forces Of The Northern Night, on April 14 via Nuclear Blast. The package includes two live performances, their memorable show in Oslo with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a bombastic choir, along with their performance at […]

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This week in metal albums with googly eyes

Posted by on March 25, 2016

Each week, Metal Albums With Googly Eyes does the right thing and compiles both new releases and old favorites, and dresses them up with some googly eyes. It’s a dirty job, but someone’s got to do it, and here we share this week’s bounty from Prong, Marilyn Manson, Dio, Anthrax, and more:  

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Hear Adele’s “Hello” covered in styles of Deftones, Alice In Chains, Dimmu Borgir

Posted by on November 24, 2015

Face it, Adele isn’t going anywhere. The singer’s album, 25, was released this past Friday, and in three days already became the best-selling album of 2015. It’s set to have the biggest sales debut (about 2.9 million) ever in one week since SoundScan started in 1990. You’ve probably already heard “Hello,” whether you want to or not, […]

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Megadeth play without Chris Adler in China

Posted by on October 8, 2015

At the Megadeth show that got cut short in Beijing, China, drummer Chris Adler – who is splitting time with Lamb of God – wasn’t behind the kit. Instead, Megadeth’s drum tech Tony Laureano played the show. According to a post by Adler he was scheduled to be playing with the band, but there’s been no official word […]

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Children of Bodom’s “Morrigan” is a Warrior Goddess

Posted by on September 23, 2015

With the release of I Worship Chaos just over a week away, Children of Bodom have release a music video for “Morrigan,” a song they released back in July as an audio stream. The band once again worked with director Patric Ullaueus, who has worked with bands like Dimmu Borgir and Arch Enemy, and was filmed just last month. […]

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Death Metal Allstars become Devil’s Highway

Posted by on September 15, 2014

The former Death Metal Allstars are becoming a whole new supergroup. Originally formed in 2008 as a touring death metal band for a small run of shows in Japan, they’re making it official with an album due out in early 2015. The new band, Devil’s Highway, features vocalist Kyle Thomas (Trouble, Exhorder), guitarist Ralph Santolla (Deicide, Obituary, Death), guitarist Matt […]

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Meshuggah release teaser video for live DVD

Posted by on September 5, 2014

This release was announced back in late July, but now we have a teaser video! Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the release of Meshuggah’s first EP (sometimes referred to as Psykisk testbil), the band is releasing a two CD DVD/ Blu Ray combo, The Ophidian Trek, available September 30th here in the US. Drummer Tomas Haake gave some details earlier […]

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Metal Insider headed to Norway for Inferno Fest!

Posted by on April 12, 2014

There must be something about the 20 hour days of  sunlight or its Viking heritage that makes Norway such a hotbed for extreme music. For a country of just over 5 million, a surprising amount of metal bands have made their way into the international spotlight. Since 2001, they’ve had a metal festival to call […]

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Dimmu Borgir working on next album

Posted by on August 19, 2013

If a picture’s worth 1,000 words, what’s a composite picture made up of three pictures worth? While the math would suggest 3,000 words, we’re not going to write that much. However, a picture posted on Dimmu Borgir guitarist Shagrath’s Facebook page confirms that the band are at work on a new album. ‘”By the desire […]

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Norway Training Diplomats In Black Metal… No Seriously

Posted by on June 7, 2011

It’s no secret that Norwegians love their black metal. What gave it away? The church burnings, or Dimmu Borgir’s recent performance with an orchestra? Regardless, the Norwegian foreign ministry has taken notice at how popular they’ve become around the world for their black metal exports. In fact, they’ve recognized its popularity by starting to train […]

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