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PHOTO REPORT: DESERTFEST Belgium DAY 1, 12-14 October 2018


Photo Report: DESERTFEST Belgium 12-14 October 2018

Photography by Bianca B / Dark Art Conspiracy

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GHOST: The four former Ghouls lost the trial Against Tobias Forge


According the Linköping NewsThe four former members of Ghost lost the dispute against the band’s front figure and therefore also face the costs of more than 1.3 million.

The ex- ghouls have to pay their own fees of about 3 million kr (335,000 USD) plus 1,3 million kr (145,000 USD) of Tobias Forge’s fees, which makes roughly 120,000 $ each.

Forge had claimed compensation for over 2 million kr, but the judge rules that about 700,000 kr were unnecessary costs and nothing that the ex-members

Simon Söderberg (Alpha) – member of GHOST since 2010
Mauro Rubino (Air) – member of GHOST since 2011
Henrik Palm (Eather) – member of GHOST since 2015 
Martin Hjertstedt (Earth) – member of GHOST since 2014

should pay, so Forge ends up paying also about 80,000 $.

“TF has claimed compensation of SEK 2,025,053 including VAT, of which SEK 1 782 893 pertains to lawyer fee, SEK 50 000 TF’s work and SEK 192,160 expenses and costs. Of the latter amount SEK 15,000 refers to “professor’s fee,” SEK 16,160 to the lawyers travel and lodging, SEK 7,400 TF’s travel and lodging expenses and SEK 153,600 witness compensation.

The plaintiffs asked the district court to examine the reasonability of the requested compensation.

Tobias forge’s lawyer Sissi Hagald  posted on her facebook today about the “victory”

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GHOST Goes Deeper With the Story on New “Dance Macabre” Video


Recently released a synthwave remix of the song “Dance Macabre”, Ghost have now unveiled a music video for the original album track, taken out of Prequelle. Video shows us origins of a young Papa and how he met with the Sister Imperator. It basically takes me back to the all 80’s movies.

Black Metal veterans DØDSFERD reveal information on new full length


Veteran black metal band Dødsferd have come up with their new full length album titled ‘Diseased Remnants of a Dying World’. It’s as emotionally powerful as you have come to expect from them and this probably ranks as their finest album till date. You can stream the song on YouTube or Bandcamp 

INTERVIEW: Northward (Norway/Netherlands)


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Floor Jansen and Jørn Viggo Lofstad

Interview by Carina Lawrence / Dark Art Conspiracy

 

NORTHWARD, is the hard rock project from well-renowned musicians Floor Jansen (Nightwish) and Jorn Viggo Lofstad (Pagan’s Mind), who will be releasing their debut self-titled album on October 19th, 2018 through Nuclear Blast.

The project sees a step away from both musicians normal style and approach and is a very diverse album. It was during the ‘All Star Jam’ at Progpower USA Festival in 2007, when current Nightwish singer Floor Jansen and Pagan’s Mind guitarist Jorn Viggo Lofstad first performed together on stage for some cover songs. Their mutual love for hard rock bought them together and they composed an album quickly after in 2008 but due to their other music commitments that album was put on hold until now, with the release being ten year’s later after it was first made. Floor seized the opportunity to get the project back on track in 2017 when Nightwish took a break and luckily it was time, so 2018 will finally see the release of their anticipated musical side project Northward.

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