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Dread Reaver

Banished from the frostbitten IMMORTAL nest, Abbath (the man) and ABBATH (the band) have made light work of establishing themselves as a fiercely independent creative force in extreme metal. Although not quite as brashly definitive as the illustrious classics that made the Norwegian so notorious, bo...
March 22, 2022
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ABBATH And WATAIN Announce September/October 2022 European Tour

Norwegian metal titans ABBATH have announced a brand new co-headlining tour with Swedish black metal outfit WATAIN. The "Chariots Of Fire" trek will kick off on September 15 at the Elysee Montmartre in Paris, France and will wreak havoc in 13 more countries before a final curtain on October 9 at the...
February 14, 2022
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ABBATH Shares Title Track Of 'Dread Reaver' Album

Norwegian black metal titans ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo),have released the title track of their new album, "Dread Reaver", which will arrive on March 25 via Season Of Mist. The cover artwork for the LP was created by Bjørn Stian Bjoarvik and t...
February 3, 2022
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ABBATH Announces 'Dread Reaver' Album, Releases 'Dream Cull' Music Video

Norwegian black metal titans ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo),have released the Francisco Munoz-created music video for a new song called "Dream Cull". The track is taken from the band's new opus, "Dread Reaver", which will arrive on March 25 via S...
January 12, 2022
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New Man, New Songs, Same Shit, Vol.2

A side project with legs, ME AND THAT MAN has plainly been a godsend (devilsend?) for Nergal: a self-evident workaholic who only ever sits down long enough to plot another artistic assault on the status quo. The BEHEMOTH mastermind's restless spirit must have been in danger of going stir crazy durin...
November 17, 2021
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NERGAL's ME AND THAT MAN Recruits GHOST's TOBIAS FORGE For New Single 'Under The Spell'

BEHEMOTH mastermind Adam "Nergal" Darski and his dark folk/blues/Americana influenced solo project ME AND THAT MAN continues its celebrity team-up with the new Western-inspired single "Under The Spell" featuring the mysterious Mary Goore, better known as GHOST's Tobias Forge, alongside a captivating...
November 17, 2021
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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Releases ME AND THAT MAN's Music Video For 'Angel Of Light' Feat. MYRKUR

ME AND THAT MAN, the dark folk/blues/Americana-influenced solo project of BEHEMOTH mastermind Adam "Nergal" Darski, will release its third full-length studio album, "New Man, New Songs, Same Shit, Vol. 2", on November 19 via Napalm Records. The official music video for the disc's second single, the...
September 23, 2021
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BEHEMOTH's NERGAL Announces New ME AND THAT MAN Album, 'New Man, New Songs, Same S**t, Vol. 2'

BEHEMOTH mastermind Adam "Nergal" Darski has signed a menacing pact with the devil once again, returning with dark folk/blues/Americana-influenced solo project ME AND THAT MAN's third full-length studio album, "New Man, New Songs, Same Shit, Vol. 2", on November 19, 2021 via Napalm Records. Followin...
August 24, 2021
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Bassist MIA WALLACE Rejoins ABBATH

Bassist Mia Wallace has rejoined ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath. The Italian-born musician, who has been a member of NERVOSA since last May, confirmed her returned to ABBATH in an Instagram post on Monday (June 21). After Wallace shared another "throwback" photo from her...
June 22, 2021
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METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS And NINE INCH NAILS Among 350 Artists Who Will Perform At 2022 Edition Of France's HELLFEST

METALLICA, GUNS N' ROSES, SCORPIONS, DEFTONES, FAITH NO MORE, AVENGED SEVENFOLD and NINE INCH NAILS will headline next year's edition of Hellfest, set to take place over two weekends, June 17-19, 2022 and June 23-26, 2022, in Clisson, France. No less than 350 artists will perform on six stages, with...
June 17, 2021
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ABBATH Enters Studio to Record Third Album

Norwegian black metal titans ABBATH, the solo project of former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath (real name Olve Eikemo),have entered the studio to begin the recording of their third full-length album. The recording sessions are taking place at the Dub Studio in Kristiansand, Norway with producer Endre Kir...
February 18, 2021
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Metal Musicians React To ALEXI LAIHO's Death

Marty Friedman (MEGADETH),Mark Morton (LAMB OF GOD),Alex Skolnick (TESTAMENT),Gus G. (FIREWIND, OZZY OSBOURNE),Michael Amott (ARCH ENEMY),Jens Johansson (STRATOVARIUS),Mikael Stanne (DARK TRANQUILLITY) and SONATA ARCTICA are amont the heavy metal musicians who have reacted on social media to t...
January 4, 2021
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IMMORTAL's DEMONAZ And HORGH Are Fighting Over Rights To Band's Name

IMMORTAL members Harald "Demonaz" Nævdal and Reidar "Horgh" Horghagen are involved in a legal dispute over the rights to the band's name. One of Norway's first and most successful black metal acts, IMMORTAL was formed by Demonaz and Olve "Abbath" Eikemo in 1990. Horgh joined the group in 1996. Six y...
August 4, 2020
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ABBATH Is 'Convinced' He Can Stay Sober: 'It's Time For Me To Get My S**t Together'

Former IMMORTAL frontman Abbath, who currently leads his own namesake band, has opened up about the circumstances that led to the cancelation of several shows on ABBATH's South American fall 2019 trek. In late November, Abbath — whose real name is Olve Eikemo — issued a statement saying that he had...
June 8, 2020
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ABBATH Says He Is 'Open' To IMMORTAL Reunion

Ex-IMMORTAL frontman Olve "Abbath" Eikemo says he is "open" to a reunion with his former bandmates. Abbath and his childhood friend Harald "Demonaz" Nævdal started IMMORTAL in 1990. Six years ago, Abbath and the rest of the group went through a bitter breakup. "The other guys in the band said I had...
June 6, 2020