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Tag Archives: Abbath

Abbath plans to hit the studio next month

Posted by on November 14, 2018

Abbath has made it clear he will be entering the studio, once again, to create a new solo record. December 3rd has been slated as the first day of recording for the former Immortal guitarist and vocalist. We aren’t sure what the latest lineup for Abbath’s solo project will look like as he recently parted […]

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Bassist King Ov Hell quits Abbath over new album’s “lyrical concepts”

Posted by on June 11, 2018

Bassist King Ov Hell (former Gorgoroth) has decided to leave Abbath. The group formed three years ago in 2015 after frontman Abbath Doom Occulta separated from the legendary black metal act, Immortal and released the self-titled album Abbath in 2016. While the group are currently working on their overall second studio record, King seems to […]

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Abbath falls down at metal fest

Posted by on July 27, 2017

If you were at yesterday’s Metaldays festival in Tolmin, Slovenia yesterday, you got to see something pretty epic. Even if you weren’t now you’ve got something amazing preserved on video forevermore. During Abbath’s performance, he ran offstage and up a hill on the side of the stage and stood there, playing guitar for a few. […]

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Immortal recording their first album post-Abbath this January

Posted by on December 21, 2016

After frontman and primary songwriter Abbath very publicly exited Immortal in 2015, the remaining members of the band are about to enter the studio to record their first record without Abbath at the helm in January. Says the band:   IMMORTAL starts recording their new album in Abyss Studio in January 2017! IMMORTAL will start […]

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Psycho Las Vegas adds Carcass, Cult of Luna, Oathbreaker, Sumac many more

Posted by on December 19, 2016

After three years as a destination fest in Southern California, the Psycho California Fest became Psycho Las Vegas earlier this year. Giving attendees everyone from stoner legends like Boris and Yob to cool uncle music like Alice Cooper and Blue Oyster Cult in Sin City proved to be a huge success, and 2017’s lineup including […]

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Metal Insider contributor Brett Reistroffer’s Top Ten debuts of 2016

Posted by on December 12, 2016

It’s December, which means that everyone’s starting to look back at the year that was, even though we’re not quite through it yet. Over the next several weeks, Metal Insider will be bringing you our picks for the best albums of the year, as well as those from some of the artists that made some […]

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Rolling Stone names their top 20 metal albums of the year

Posted by on December 9, 2016

  Rolling Stone gave a hint as to what their list of the best metal of the year might look like last week when they named Cobalt’s “Beast Whip” one of the 50 best songs of the year. In fact, that was the only metal song on the list. No Metallica, no Deftones, no anything […]

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Run To The Grills: Behind the kitchen doors of Blastfest 2016

Posted by on August 3, 2016

Big festivals are a big task to put together and make sure things run smoothly. While most people can only imagine the work involved on the stage production, band accommodation and venue arrangements, there’s the riders that need to be addressed and that includes feeding the bands and crew. To give you a better idea […]

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Album Anniversary: Immortal’s debut album turns 24

Posted by on July 1, 2016

There’s no need to make an introduction about a band like Norway’s Immortal. Either by all the silly internet memes going around, their light-hearted attitude in a genre known to be too serious or their catchy music, Immortal has made their impact in black metal history and today, we celebrate the release of their debut […]

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Behemoth, Abbath and Taake also scatter ashes of late fan on stage

Posted by on May 5, 2016

Remember yesterday when we told you about Dying Fetus scattering the ashes of a deceased metalhead on stage during a Chicago show? Turns out that wasn’t an isolated event, as it seems like other metal bands have complied to the fan’s last request, including Abbath, Behemoth and Taake. It seems like the late metal head known […]

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