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Dimmu Borgir shared a few more details about “Eonian”

by Mislav Mihaljević

On May 4th, symphonic black metal giants Dimmu Borgir will finally release their new studio album after eight years of silence. New record “Eonian” combines symphonic epicness with the spirit of the Norwegian black metal scene of the Nineties and will be the tenth longplayer released by Dimmu Borgir. In this third trailer, vocalist Shagrath and guitarist Silenoz discuss working with Polish artist and architect Zbigniew M. Bielak on the highly detailed cover artwork for “Eonian” and what the album title represents to them. Watch the trailer, filmed at Blackcraft Cult Clothing, here:

Pre-order the album as digipak, 180g double vinyl, boxset or digitally, here.

So far, Dimmu Borgir have announced the following festival shows and several headline dates – more shows will be confirmed soon, so don’t miss the black metal titans when they finally return to the stage:

15.06.  CDN     Montebello, QC – Rockfest
23.06.  F          Clisson – Hellfest
06.07.  E          Barcelona – Rock Fest
04.08.  D         Wacken – Wacken Open Air
11.08.  B          Kortrijk – Alcatraz Metal Festival
17.08.  N         Horten – Midgardsblot Metalfestival

19.08.  USA     Las Vegas, NV – Psycho Las Vegas
21.08.  USA     Chicago, IL – The Vic Theatre
23.08.  CDN     Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
25.08.  USA     New York, NY – Playstation Theater

18.09.  RUS     St. Petersburg – Kosmonavt
20.09.  RUS     Moscow – Glavclub
22.09.  RUS     Yekaterinburg – Teleclub

09.11.  BR       São Paulo – Tropical Butanta
11.11.  RA       Buenos Aires – Teatro Flores
13.11.  RCH     Santiago – Cúpula Multiespacio
15.11.  CO       Bogotá – Royal Center
17.11.  MEX    Mexico City – Circo Volador

Being one of the successful extreme metal forges on the planet, Dimmu Borgir have been dominating the symphonic black metal genre for 25 years. The songwriting core of Dimmu Borgir furthermore consists of charismatic vocalist Shagrath, as well as the string wizardsSilenoz and Galder, but other familiar faces also emerge from the darkness: Drummer Daray and keyboarder Gerlioz are still part of the team, and Gaute Storaas helped with the choral arrangements for the majestic voices of the Schola Cantrum Choir. As the title »Eonian«indicates, the band’s 10th full-length release is dealing with the illusion of time and marks a tribute to both the band’s own past as well as the Norwegian black metal history.

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