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Dimmu Borgir - Announce New Double-DVD

Norwegian symphonic black metal giants Dimmu Borgir finally emerge from the depths of darkness, to mark 2017 as the year of their return. On April 14th, they will finally release their highly-anticipated DVD, Forces Of The Northern Night, containing two of the band's live rituals: their legendary show in Oslo, showing Dimmu Borgir on stage with the Norwegian Radio Orchestra and a choir, as well as the entire performance at Wacken Open Air 2012 with almost 100 musicians on stage.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 11.01.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (7)


Dimmu Borgir - Extend Deal With Label, To Release DVD

While Dimmu Borgir fans have been waiting for the band's new album, to follow Abrahadabra, the Norwegians just announced that they have extended their deal with label Nuclear Blast Records. You can expect an album update soon, but their next release should be the Forces Of The Northern Night live DVD.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 12.04.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (9)


Dimmu Borgir - In Pre-Production For New Album

It has been a while since Norwegian symphonic black metallers Dimmu Borgir have given any new updates. The band announced in 2013 that they were working on a new album. Things seem to be moving along as they are in pre-production for their tenth album. Shagrath has posted a picture on the band's Facebook page where he says he is working on some new Dimmu Borgir riffs. Will the band release the new album this year? That is still under wraps for now but we will keep you posted.

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Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 07.03.2015 by Bad English | Comments (8)


Dimmu Borgir - Working On New Material

Norwegian symphonic black metal trio Dimmu Borgir haven't said much lately but the group is working on material for the follow-up to 2010's Abrahadabra. Not many details are known at this point, but at least you know that the new album is in the works.

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Posted: 18.08.2013 by Bad English | Comments (17)


Dimmu Borgir - Announce More European Tour Dates

Norwegian symphonic black metallers Dimmu Borgir have announced new spring and summer European shows, starting in May. The band had previously announced a string of festival appearances in Europe, which now extend to headlining shows.

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Source: nuclearblast.de
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Posted: 25.03.2012 by ravendeath | Comments (6)


Dimmu Borgir - Announce New Tour Dates For 2012

Norwegian symphonic black metallers Dimmu Borgir have announced a series of upcoming European and South/Central American live shows for 2012. The currently announced dates are as follows, with more details to be announced in the near future.

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Posted: 28.12.2011 by kual21 | Comments (6)


Dimmu Borgir - Special Show With Orchestra Announced For Wacken Open Air 2012

Norwegian symphonic black metal act Dimmu Borgir has been confirmed for Germany's Wacken Open Air 2012. Similarly to their show at Spektrum in Oslo, Norway earlier this year they will be supported by an orchestra and choir. According to the Wacken website this will be the band's only European festival performance of this kind.

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Source: wacken.com
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Event: Wacken Open Air 2012
Posted: 15.09.2011 by Promonex | Comments (13)


Dimmu Borgir - Announce Special UK Tour

Having last trekked through the U.K. in 2009 with Lamb Of God and Five Finger Death Punch on Metal Hammer U.K.'s Defenders Of The Faith tour, Dimmu Borgir have changed gears and will be performing in eleven small clubs from Brighton to Birmingham to provide fans with the ultimate intimate show experience.

There will be no support band and Dimmu will perform two sets. The first set will be a full album in its entirety as chosen by the fans and the second set will include a variety of Dimmu classics.

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Event: An Evening With... Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 02.09.2011 by Panzerchrist | Comments (12)


Dimmu Borgir - Special Performance With Orchestra And Choir Announced

Symphonic black metal band Dimmu Borgir will be performing one very exclusive show with a special, never-to-be-repeated set list with 53 members of Kork (the Norwegian Radio Orchestra) and 30 members of the Schola Cantorum Choir, who were musical guests on the Billboard-charting ninth studio album, Abrahadabra.

For fans of Dimmu's Wagnerian-inspired majesty, Saturday, May 28, 2011 at the Oslo Spektrum in Norway promises to be a momentous once-in-a-lifetime experience, as this is the band's only confirmed worldwide appearance throughout the summer.

Dimmu Borgir guitarist Silenoz states: "It is with great pride and a sense of fulfillment that we can finally announce this event as yet another ambition becomes reality!" Adds vocalist Shagrath: "Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen. Dimmu Borgir makes it happen. The circle will now be complete."

Tickets go on sale on Monday, February 21st for 570 Norwegian kroner. Only 150 V.I.P. tickets (1,500 Norwegian kroner each) will be available, which will include a Meet & Greet with the band one hour before doors, free tapas & beer, and a view of the entire performance from a special riser. Doors are at 6:30 pm. Showtime is 8 pm.

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Event: Dimmu Borgir & Norwegian Radio Orchestra And Choir
Posted: 21.02.2011 by __SpOO__ | Comments (38)


Dimmu Borgir - Have A New Video Online

"Dimmu Borgir," the new video by Norwegian symphonic black metal band, Dimmu Borgir, is now available for viewing below. The video was created by Katapult Films (Rammstein) director Sandra Marschner (Marilyn Manson, Children Of Bodom, Mando Diao).

The track "Dimmu Borgir" comes off the band's most recent effort, Abrahadabra.


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Posted: 24.12.2010 by BudDa | Comments (28)


Dimmu Borgir - Official Debut Of New Video

More Dimmu Borgir news! Nuclear Blast has officially debuted the new Dimmu Borgir video for the song, "Gateways" (we know the video leaked on September 5th, no need to remind us). You can watch the video below.

The clip was directed by Sandra Marschner of Katapult Film and features guest vocalist Agnete Kjølsrud (Djerv, ex-Animal Alpha).

Abrahadabra will be released in Germany on September 24, in the rest of Europe on September 27, and in North America on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. Abrahadabra album samples can be heard here. More details available here and here.


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Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 15.09.2010 by BudDa | Comments (56)


Dimmu Borgir - Album Samples Online

The time is getting closer for the release of the new Dimmu Borgir album, Abrahadabra. Medium quality 30 second audio samples of all ten tracks on that album are now available through Amazon.de.

All Abrahadabra release info can be found here and here.

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Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 14.09.2010 by Jojolviking | Comments (23)


Dimmu Borgir - N. American Darkness Reborn Tour Dates

A foreboding Wagnerian majesty will soon shroud all major cities in the U.S. and Canada as infamous symphonic black metallers Dimmu Borgir launch the Darkness Reborn Tour on Friday, November 5th in Worcester, Massachusetts. On this 32-date run across North America, the band will be supported by fellow countrymen Enslaved and Blood Red Throne, plus Dawn Of Ashes from Los Angeles.

Advanced tickets will go on sale online on Wednesday, September 15th. Abrahadabra will be released in North America on October 12th. The "Gateways" single is still streaming on the band's MySpace page.

11/05/10 - The Palladium - Worcester, MA
11/06/10 - Northern Lights - Albany, NY
11/07/10 - Recher Theater - Towson, MD
11/08/10 - Terminal 5 - New York, NY
11/10/10 - The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
11/12/10 - Mr. Smalls - Pittsburgh, PA
11/13/10 - Royal Oak Music Theatre - Detroit, MI
11/14/10 - House of Blues - Chicago, IL
11/15/10 - The Rave - Milwaukee, WI
11/16/10 - Cabooze - Minneapolis, MN
11/18/10 - MacEwan Ballroom - Calgary, AB
11/19/10 - Edmonton Events Center - Edmonton, AB
11/21/10 - Rickshaw Theater - Vancouver, BC
11/22/10 - The Knitting Factory - Spokane, WA
11/23/10 - Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR
11/24/10 - Showbox SoDo - Seattle, WA
11/26/10 - The Knitting Factory - Reno, NV
11/27/10 - The Fox Theater - Pomona, CA
11/28/10 - The Regency Grand Ballroom - San Francisco, CA
11/30/10 - House of Blues - Las Vegas, NV
12/01/10 - Rialto Theater - Tucson, AZ
12/02/10 - Marquee Theatre - Tempe, AZ
12/03/10 - Sunshine Theatre - Albuquerque, NM
12/04/10 - Gothic Theater - Englewood, CO
12/06/10 - House of Blues - Dallas, TX
12/07/10 - House of Blues - Houston, TX
12/09/10 - Newport Music Hall - Columbus, OH
12/10/10 - Electric Factory - Philadelphia, PA
12/11/10 - Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
12/12/10 - Sound Academy - Toronto, ON
12/13/10 - Metropolis - Montreal, QC
12/14/10 - Imperial - Quebec City, QC

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Event: Dimmu Borgir: Darkness Reborn N. American Tour
Posted: 04.09.2010 by BudDa | Comments (10)


Dimmu Borgir - More European Headlining Dates Announced

Original news, posted on 17.07.2010

You probably still remember that Dimmu Borgir will support Korn on a handful of European dates in September, as reported previously. But now the Norwegian symphonic black metal band has announced additional dates to the first European leg of their co-headlining Darkness Reborn World Tour in support of their new studio album, Abrahadabra.

Dimmu Borgir's Abrahadabra will be released in Germany on September 24th, in the rest of Europe on September 27th, and in North America on October 12th.

UPDATE (thanks to 98923)

Dimmu Borgir proudly announce fellow countrymen Enslaved and Sahg as the opening acts on their headlining Darkness Reborn World Tour in support of their new studio album, Abrahadabra.

Dimmu Borgir guitarist/songwriter Silenoz states: "Parts of the European trek on our Darkness Reborn World Tour will come in support from our friends in Enslaved and Sahg! We're excited to share the stage with these great bands and finally again be able to perform new material for our fans, old and new alike!"

The members of Enslaved check in about the upcoming trek: "We are glad to confirm that we have been invited to do direct support on Dimmu Borgir's European tour in September and October. We are delighted to announce these dates as the opening of Enslaved's touring for our new album Axioma Ethica Odini. It will be great to be touring with another Norwegian band. High spirits should be a guaranteed; we're looking forward to this one!"

Sahg adds: "This tour will prove that nothing exceeds Norwegian metal! Sahg is proud to be in this line-up of Norway's deadliest, with Dimmu Borgir and Enslaved. We can't wait to perform the songs from our brand new album Sahg III to the European audience for the very first time."

Confirmed dates are now as follows:

Sep. 19 - HMH, Amsterdam, NE (supporting Korn)
Sep. 20 - Bataclan, Paris, FR (headlining show with Enslaved and Sahg)
Sep. 21 - Forum, London, UK (headlining show with Enslaved and Sahg)
Sep. 23 - Eishalle Seutweg, Winterthur, CH (supporting Korn)
Sep. 24 - Zenith, Munich, DE (supporting Korn)
Sep. 26 - Gasometer, Vienna, AT (supporting Korn)
Sep. 27 - Alcatraz, Milan, IT (DB only)
Sep. 28 - Boogaloo Club, Zagreb, CRO (DB only)
Sep. 30 - Den Atelier, Luxembourg, LU (DB only)
Oct. 01 - Ancienne Belgique, BE (supporting Korn)
Oct. 02 - Rosengarten, Mannheim, DE (supporting Korn)
Oct. 03 - Palladium, Cologne, DE (supporting Korn)

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Source: myspace.com
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Event: Dimmu Borgir: Darkness Reborn II
Posted: 29.07.2010 by Terror stricken | Comments (11)


Dimmu Borgir - Album Tracklist Revealed

As review copies are being handed out to music journalists, the tracklist for Dimmu Borgir's upcoming effort Abrahadabra has leaked. Abrahadabra will be released in Germany on September 24, in the rest of Europe on September 27, and in North America on October 12 via Nuclear Blast Records. More info and comments about that album can be found here.

Abrahadabra cover art] tracklist:

01. Xibir
02. Born Treacherous
03. Gateways
04. Chess With The Abyss
05. Dimmu Borgir
06. Ritualist
07. The Demiurge Molecule
08. A Jewel Traced Through Coal
09. Renewal
10. Endings And Continuations

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Source: espyrock.com
Band profile: Dimmu Borgir
Posted: 23.07.2010 by Thryce | Comments (25)