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Dimmu Borgir

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Formed: 1993
From: Oslo, Norway
Last Known Status: Active

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Note: We began associating news directly with bands in late 2003. Therefore, earlier band news may not be listed on this page.

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Official Lineup For Ozzfest 2004 Announced

Ozzfest's ninth incarnation kicks off July 10 in Hartford, Connecticut and will find Ozzy Osbourne sharing the main stage with Judas Priest, reunited with longtime singer Rob Halford; Slayer; Norwegian black metal sextet Dimmu Borgir; Black Label Society; and Superjoint Ritual, fronted by Pantera's Phil Anselmo. Fans voting on www.ozzfest.com helped choose the second-stage bands, which include Slipknot (headline the second stage), Hatebreed, Lamb of God, Atreyu, Bleeding Through, Lacuna Coil, Every Time I Die and Unearth. Additional artists are expected to be announced later. (UPDATE: God Forbid is also listed on the official Ozzfest site)

Twenty-six cities are scheduled for the trek, which starts on the East Coast, heads west to California, then takes the southern route back to wrap up in West Palm Beach, Florida, on September 4. Tickets go on sale February 28.

Ozzfest tour dates, according to its publicists: More...

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Slayer, Life Of Agony, Dimmu Borgir For Dynamo

SLAYER, LIFE OF AGONY, DIMMU BORGIR and CHILDREN OF BODOM are the first acts confirmed for Dynamo Open Air, a one-day Dutch heavy metal festival scheduled to be held Saturday, June 5 in the Goffertpark in Nijmegen, Holland.

There will be a total of 14 bands appearing on two stages, "pretty much in the same set-up as in the year 2000 when Dynamo was held at the same location," according to a posting on the festival's official web site. Tickets are 50 euros. The gates will open at 12:00 p.m. (noon) and the first band goes on at 1:00 p.m.

For more information, visit www.dynamo.nl.

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Judas Priest And Slayer Confirmed For Ozzfest 2004

Billboard.com is reporting that SLAYER, JUDAS PRIEST and SLIPKNOT will join OZZY OSBOURNE as the mainstage acts on this year's Ozzfest, set to begin in early July. Details of the tour will be announced next week in Los Angeles Other bands said to be "all-but-confirmed" are: Hatebreed, Superjoint Ritual and Dimmu Borgir.

Other bands who are said to be "in-talks" with playing Ozzfest this year are as follows:
In Flames, Lacuna Coil, Fear Factory, Black Label Society, and Unearth.The official press-release for bands and dates will be announced Thursday, February 19th.

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Nick Barker Discusses Departure From Dimmu Borgir

Former DIMMU BORGIR drummer Nick Barker has spoken exclusively to Blabbermouth about his surprising departure from the group.

In an official statement announcing Barker's departure, DIMMU BORGIR indicated that "Nicholas has been removed" from the band's lineup and advised their fans to not "waste [their] time speculating why," adding that "we have already moved on."

The following is a transcript of an exclusive question-and-answer session held between Blabbermouth and Nick Barker the evening of Monday, February 9: More...

Read the full article at Blabbermouth.

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Barker's Depature From Dimmu Borgir Confirmed

Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have issued an official statement confirming the departure of drummer Nick Barker (as exclusively reported here yesterday).

Their statement reads as follows:

"Nicholas has been removed from the line up of DIMMU BORGIR. A session drummer will be used in the future. Don't waste your time speculating why, we have already moved on. See you on the road very soon!"

Barker joined DIMMU BORGIR in 1999 as a replacement for original drummer Tjodalv (a.k.a. Kenneth Åkesson). He has since appeared on two full-length studio albums with the band: "Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia" (2001, Nuclear Blast) and "Death Cult Armageddon" (2003, Nuclear Blast).

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Drummer Nick Barker Out Of Dimmu Borgir?

DIMMU BORGIR are strongly rumored to have parted ways with Nick Barker (ex-Cradle of Filth, Lock Up). Their publicist Maria Ferrero has confirmed that drummer has left the band.

The group, who recently cancelled their Japanese/Australian tour, have yet to officially comment on the matter. Furthermore, the official website has been down for the past few weeks.

Barker joined DIMMU BORGIR in 1999 as a replacement for original drummer Tjodalv (a.k.a. Kenneth Åkesson). He has since appeared on two full-length studio albums with the band: "Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia" (2001, Nuclear Blast) and "Death Cult Armageddon" (2003, Nuclear Blast).

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Dimmu Borgir Cancel Japanese And Australian Tours

Norwegian Black metallers DIMMU BORGIR have reportedly cancelled all of their Australian/Japanese dates that were scheduled to take place in early February. Although no official reason was given for the cancellation, it is believed that problems with the Japanese portion of the trek led to the decision to call off both tours. This is the second time Dimmu Borgir have cancelled an Australian tour, having previously axed what would have been their first-ever trip Down Under back in 1999. DARK FUNERAL will cover up for them, co- headlining with ZYKLON.

The affected dates are as follows: More...

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Dimmu Borgir Songs Featured in Hellboy Film

Norwegian black metallers Dimmu Borgir will have two songs featured in the trailer for the upcoming and much anticipated "Hellboy" movie. “Progenies Of The Great Apocalypse” and “Eradication Instincts Defined”, the featured tracks, are off the latest Dimmu Borgir album, Death Cult Armageddon, which entered the Billboard charts at #169 on it's September 9th, 2003 release date.

The supernatural action adventure film, which was written and directed by Guillermo Del Toro ("Blade 2") and based on the enormously popular Dark Horse Comics series of the same name, will be released nationally on April 2, 2004.

The Hellboy trailer, which is around 2 minutes long, will be attached to Tom Cruise's 'The Last Saumrai', hitting theaters on December 5th.

Click here to see more information about the movie: http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/hellboy/hellsite/

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