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Latest Orkenjott News

Below is our complete Orkenjott news coverage, including columns and articles pertaining to the band. Some articles listed may be indirectly related, such as side projects of the band members, etc.

Ørkenkjøtt Posts Studio Footage

Norway's Ørkenkjøtt has posted a video clip online showcasing the band's recent preparations at Juke Joint Studio. Check out the video below. The band is currently working on a new EP with solo artist and former Emperor member Ihsahn as producer.

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Ørkenkjøtt Streaming New Song

Norwegian act Ørkenkjøtt has posted a new song online for streaming, titled "Livets Frø." You can check out the new track by heading over to the Ørkenkjøtt Facebook profile.

The band also commented on its history and finishing the recording of a debut album:

"One year ago Ørkenkjøtt started the recording of Ønskediktet. Produced by Ihsahn and Heidi @ Mnemosyne Production, the debut album is now ready for release and the band is currently looking for a suitable home for their music.

"Ørkenkjøtt is five guys, played together for five years, done almost a hundred gigs around Norway and released two self-financed EP's. The band got their first national recognition in 2009 with the EP 'Skygger og Støv.' TV-interview and performance, played big festivals, including the Inferno Festival, and received fantastic reviews both in and outside of Norway.

"Ønskediktet really define the sound Ørkenkjøtt has developed, and also where the band is headed. It's a concept album, both musically, lyrically and thematic. Influenced by Arabian/Middle-Eastern/Oriental culture and feeling, combining this with the norwegian lyrics and the norwegian metal traditions. This album was the first extern project produced by Ihsahn & Heidi at Mnemosyne Production."

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