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Darkthrone’s ‘‘Goatlord: Original’ to be released on 10th February


Darkthrone began life in the late 80s, experimenting with thrash, death & doom metal before eventually delving into the black metal genre & becoming synonymous with the style as one of the most highly regarded acts.

‘Goatlord’ was the title of what was to originally be Darkthrone’s second album. The style followed very much in the vein of debut, ‘Soulside Journey’, with a mid-paced melodic, yet technical, death metal style. After the full completion of the tracks, however, Darkthrone’s focus shifted towards black metal and a more primitive style of composition & so the album was shelved, while work commenced on what was to be the Norwegian black metal milestone, ‘A Blaze in the Northern Sky’, which incorporated some parts from the ‘Goatlord’ tracks.

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Darkthrone announce new album ‘Astral Fortress’


From their formation back in 1986, to becoming one of Norway’s finest and enigmatic musical exports (with a number of highly revered black metal masterpieces released in the early 90’s helping to solidify their legacy), Darkthrone has continued to evolve and challenge in equal measure, throughout their illustrious recording career spanning over three decades. And now, the ever-productive duo of Nocturno and Fenriz continue their own metallic saga with a new selection of fine, vintage sounding headbanging classics in the making .. Astral Fortress

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DARKTHRONE & PEACEVILLE MARK THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ICONIC “A BLAZE IN THE NORTHERN SKY” WITH A LIMITED-EDITION SPECIAL ANNIVERSARY LP


Darkthrone & Peaceville are marking the 30th anniversary of the iconic “A Blaze In The Northern Sky” with a strictly limited-edition – 666 copies only – special anniversary clear vinyl LP, special handmade sleeves courtesy of Bartek Rogalewicz at Lodge Black Temple. All 666 numbered copies will be hand-signed by Fenriz and Nocturno Culto. This edition also contains a refresh of the original 1992 audio master.

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Darkthrone’s Fenriz announces new radio show, ‘The Fenriz Metal Pact’


Have you missed the tones of Norway’s finest metal host? Have you longed to rediscover tracks or be introduced to new artists and songs from across the world? Have you often thought how cool it would be to have a podcast formatted like a radio show that featured specially curated playlists by Fenriz?

If the answer was yes – then this is your lucky day – THE FENRIZ METAL PACT is here for you! 

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Darkthrone announce new studio album ‘Eternal Hails’


As John Peel once said of The Fall, “Always different, always the same,” so too one could say the same of Darkthrone. Things change, times change, people change, and yet even when sounding fresh and new and delivering just five tracks in 45 minutes on their 19th album, Eternal Hails, the Norwegian black metal legends remain defiantly and eternally Darkthrone.

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Norwegian black-metal band Mork reveal details on new album ‘Katedralen’


Following on mercilessly from 2020’s aptly titled ‘Pesta’ EP, Norwegian act Mork resumes its ascension through the ranks of the Scandinavian black metal scene with the fifth chapter, Katedralen, venturing ever further from the more primal early Darkthrone-based foundations, while still fundamentally keeping the grim flame of the old school in its DNA.

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