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Formed: 1993
From: Stockholm, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Dark Funeral News

Below is our complete Dark Funeral 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.

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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Dark Funeral Posts New Song, "Stigmata," Online

Swedish black metal band Dark Funeral has uploaded a second track, "Stigmata," from their new and highly anticipated full length album "Angelus Exuro pro Eternus" on their MySpace page and Reverbnation page.

The band has previously uploaded the track "My Funeral," which can be listened to at the above websites. The band also shot a video for the track "My Funeral", which can be seen here and below. More...

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Dark Funeral Reveals New Album Cover Art

Dark Funeral has revealed the album cover of their upcoming "Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus," which will hit stores November 18th via Regain Records.

The album will be released in a couple of different formats. The first edition will be a two-disc limited edition containing 1 CD and 1 live DVD. The bonus live DVD offers approximately 55 minutes of all previously-unreleased material. It features the band’s 15th anniversary special show, which was professionally filmed with six cameras. The album will also include the brand new video for "My Funeral," which is also available on YouTube.

"Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus" was recorded and Mixed at Abyss Studio in Sweden during July-Aug 2009. It was produced, mixed and engineered by Peter Tägtgren and mastered by Jonas Kjellgren at Black Lodge Studios. Artwork and graphics were done by Morbid (Daniel Valeriani).

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Dark Funeral To Reveal New Artwork On Monday

Dark Funeral have announced that they will reveal the cover artwork for their upcoming album “Angelus Exuro pro Eternus," on Monday, October 19th. “Angelus Exuro pro Eternus" is due out on November 18th via Regain Records. Both the uncensored and censored versions of the music video for "My Funeral" can also be viewed below. More...

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New Dark Funeral Video Pulled from MySpace

After three days, the full and uncensored version of the brand new video from Dark Funeral, “My Funeral,” has been pulled from MySpace.

Guitarist Lord Ahriman comments: "So, it took about 3 days, and from what I have been told, 30,000 views, for MySpace to pull our new majestic video for 'My Funeral.' That’s fucking lame to say the least! Even though I respect My Space and their rules, I’m totally against censorship. The way I see it, and as long as it’s not illegal (and there sure wasn’t anything illegal in the video), if you find something on the internet you don’t like, just don’t fucking watch it! How hard can it be? Let everyone else who enjoy it do so without your interfering. Either way, whoever flagged it should know that you just did us a great, great favor, thank you! Now people will hunt the uncensored version and I’m absolutely sure that you’re pathetic action will increase the plays with thousands of thousands of views. So once again, thank you, but fuck you!
I hope the rest of you enjoy our new tune and video anyway!

"Let them hate us as long as they fear us!"

An alternate, censored, version of the video will be added during the day at www.myspace.com/darkfuneral

The uncensored version of “My Funeral” is still available at the following sites:
http://www.darkfuneral.se
http://vimeo.com/6896417
http://www.youtube.com/darkfuneral

“My Funeral” is the first song from the band's upcoming album, "Angelus Exuro pro Eternus," that is made available for the public ear and eye. The video was shot in and outside an old and closed mental hospital by Standard Film Team. "Angelus Exuro pro Eternus" is due out on November 18th via Regain Records.

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Dark Funeral Posts New Music Video Online

Dark Funeral has posted a music video online for the song “My Funeral,” which is the first track from the band's upcoming album "Angelus Exuro pro Eternus." The video clip can be viewed below. “Angelus Exuro pro Eternus" is due out on November 18th via Regain Records. More...

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More Bands Confirmed For Hellfest

Obscura, Arch Enemy, Seupltura, and Twisted Sister are the latest bands confirmed for next's year's Hellfest, set to take place June 18-20, 2010 in Clisson, France.

The current line up is as follows:

7 SECONDS
AGNOSTIC FRONT
ARCHITECTS
ARCH ENEMY
ATHEIST
BEHEMOTH
BLACK COBRA
BLOODBATH
BORN FROM PAIN
COUNT RAVEN
DARK FUNERAL
DYING FETUS
EARTH CRISIS
FINNTROLL
GENERAL SURGERY
GHOST BRIGADE
GWAR
IMMORTAL
KAMPFAR
NEGURA BUNGET
OBSCURA
RWAKE
SAVIOURS
SECRETS OF THE MOON
SEPULTURA
SUFFOCATION
SWALLOW THE SUN
SWORN ENEMY
TANKARD
TWISTED SISTER
WALLS OF JERICHO
WEEDEATER

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Dark Funeral To Premier New Video October 4th

Dark Funeral will premier its new video, "My Funeral," through the band's official YouTube channel and MySpace.

“My Funeral” is one of the three heavier, non-blast-beat songs, which was recorded for Dark Funeral's new full-length album “Angelus Exuro pro Eternus,” due out November 18th via Regain Records. The video was shot in and outside an old and closed mental hospital by Standard Film Team.

Photos taken during the video shoot is available at this location.

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Dark Funeral Reveals New Album Details

Swedish black metallers Dark Funeral have finalized more details on their upcoming album "Angelus Exuro Pro Eternus." The new album, which is set for a November 18th release via Regain Records, was recorded at Abyss Studio in Grangärde (Sweden) with engineer and producer Peter Tägtgren (Pain, Hypocrisy). Dark Funeral issued the following statement about the album release:

"The album will be released in a couple of different formats. One of the first officially confirmed information is that the very first editions will be a 2 DISC Limited Edition [containing 1 CD + 1 Live DVD]. The bonus live DVD offers approx. 55 minutes of all previously unreleased material. Professionally filmed with 6 cameras during the band’s highly acclaimed 15th anniversary special show, which has been commended as a 'firestorm' during the P&L Festival in Sweden 2008, cannot be missed! The album will also include 2 versions (soft & hardcore) of their brand new video for 'My Funeral'.

"Furthermore Dark Funeral shot a video for one of the new tracks, 'My Funeral', over the August 21-23. The video was shot in and outside an old and closed mental hospital. The environment was just killer. And besides, it suited the video theme perfect! The video is currently under editing by Standard Film Team. And within the next two-three weeks it should be ready for the world premiere. However, due to the graphic violence and somewhat gory nature of the video, I would assume that we will be forced to edit two versions, one soft and one hard core version. Exactly how and where we'll release them is yet to be decided though."

The track listing will be as follows: More...

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Dark Funeral Reveals New Album Details

Dark Funeral has issued the following update about their upcoming album "Angelus Exuro pro Eternus:"

"Ave everyone!

"Peter Tagtgren is currently mixing our new album at his Abyss Studios. Once we have approved the final mix, Jonas Kjellgren [Scar Symmetry] will be mastering it.

"By listening to the rough-mix, the final production will kill totally, no doubt! Can’t wait to blast the final result in the stereo!

"We decided to go for a bit rawer sound this time, and not as crystal clear and perhaps polished as our last album [Attera Totus Sanctus ©2005], but no worries. The production still holds the high quality that you would come to expect from us. We haven’t done ‘a Metallica’ so to say!

"During the last weekend we spent at the Abyss Studio we recorded a video for one of the new tracks. The video was shot in and outside an old and closed mental hospital. The environment was just killer. And besides, it suited the video theme perfect! The video is currently under editing by ‘Standard Film Team’. And within the next 2-3 weeks it should be ready for world premiere. However, due to the graphic violence and somewhat gory nature of the video, I would assume that we will be forced to edit 2 versions, one soft and one hard core version. Exactly how and where we’ll release them is yet to be decided though, but we will keep you posted about it of course. The video was shot for a track called ‘My Funeral’.

"Now you may wonder what the album will be called. Well, here is another ‘exclusive’ for you…. ‘Angelus Exuro pro Eternus’ !!!"

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Dark Funeral Issues Recording Update

Dark Funeral has issued the following update about recording a new album:

"Ave everyone!

"While E.M Caligula has been busy in the studio this week, writing and recording the vocals for the new album. The rest of us have had a well-deserved break, and spent some time at home with family and friends.

"Tomorrow (Friday Aug 21) the whole band will meet up again at the Abyss studio. And to begin with, we will shoot a video for one of the new tracks!

"We have found some really sick and suitable locations in the area around the Studio. So, besides working on the final stuff for the new record, we will shoot a video between Friday and Sunday. And by the time we are done with the video-shoot, we should, hopefully, be ready to begin with the final mix and mastering of our new, yet untitled, Masterpiece! During the coming weekend we will also be visited by international journalists and the mighty Tattoo artist Carlos Aguilar (Black Shadows Tattoo and Magazine).

"More detailed info on the new album, it’s title among many other things will be announced shortly. Stay tuned….

"And by the way, there’s A LOT in plans right now so make sure to sign up to our official MAILING LIST to not miss anything out."

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Dark Funeral Posts New Album Update

Swedish black metal outfit Dark Funeral are currently in the studio recording their new album, which remains untitled at the moment. Guitarist Lord Ahriman has posted the following album update for the bands fans:

"It’s been a really tuff and hectic schedule for us during the past couple of weeks, but I shall not complain. It actually feels amazingly good to be super busy again with the band, and especially spending time in the studio recording a new album.

"On the weekends we have played festivals around Europe. It’s been a blast indeed! And on the weekdays we have, and are still, located at the Abyss Studio, recording what surly will become yet another masterpiece, no doubt!

"I must admit that while I/we have been writing for this album my personal impression has been that the material is somewhat slower, not as technical etc., compared to our previous albums. And I actually thought it would become like a 50/50 split with fast and non blastbeat songs. I couldn’t have been more wrong. More...

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Dark Funeral Posts Live Video Clip Online

Dark Funeral has posted a live video clip online of their performance of the song "Atrum Regina" at the Brutal Assault Festival 2009. The video clip can be viewed below. More...

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Dark Funeral Posts Live Video Clips Online

Dark Funeral has posted online a series of fan filmed video clips from the Party San Festival in Germany and the Brutal Assault Festival in the Czech Republic. The video clips can be viewed below.
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Eyefear Confirmed For Screamfest 2009

Eyefear has issued the following announcement about confirming their appearance at Australia's Screamfest:

"Greetings. We are proud to announce that Eyefear have been confirmed to take part in one of the biggest metal events ever to take place in Australia Screamfest 09. This promises to be a huge event. Hope to see you all their !!! Horns Up !!!"

The two day festival is set to take place on December 31st and January 1st in Sydney. Other confirmed bands for the Screamfest include: Cynic, Dark Funeral, Destroyer 666, Destruction, Edguy, Ensiferum, Rotting Christ, Sonata Arctica, Black Majesty, Virgin Black, and Vanishing Point.

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Dark Funeral Posts Festival Video Clips Online

Dark Funeral has posted online a series of fan filmed video clips from their recent festival performances. The video clips can be viewed below. More...

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Dark Funeral Posts Live Video Clip Online

Dark Funeral has posted a live video clip of their performance at the Rockweekend on July 9th. The video can be viewed below. More...

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Dark Funeral Enters the Studio

Dark Funeral has checked in with the following update:

"Finally! Today, July 10th we will enter the Abyss studio together with producer Peter Tägtgren to begin the recording of a new, yet untitled, full-length album. Not sure how long it’ll take to finalize and nail the new stuff, but we’re roughly expecting to spend the next 4-5 weeks or so in the Studio.

"Since we won’t have regular access to internet while we work on the new record, we have set up a Twitter account. This way we can text in short updates to keep you all as updated as possible throughout the entire recording session. You’ll find us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/DarkFuneral

"During the recording session we will also write some more in depths studio reports of course, but through Twitter we can provide you with short and daily updates. We will also be filming, so keep your eyes open for video reports as well. The studio/video reports will be posted on our YouTube channel [www.youtube.com/darkfuneral] and MySpace [www.myspace.com/darkfuneral].

"Just like countless of other bands, we have, unfortunately, also been forced cancel our show at the Unholy Fest, but thanx to Lechoslaw Wilk (Blood Fire Death Festival) and our booking agency Dragon Productions, we have been fortunate enough to arrange a replacement show in this very last minute. So instead of playing Unholy Fest on July 25th, we will play at Club 'CK Wiatrak' in Zabrze City [http://www.wiatrak.art.pl].

"Since it’s a last-minute show, and we want to fill the place to it’s entirely, the ticket price is set to only 40 Zlotys (9 euro) in pre-sale, and 50 Zlotys (11 euro) at the door. Support will come from 'Infernal War' and 'Pleroms Gate.' See you there!!!"

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Dark Funeral Cancels Unholy Fest Appearance

Dark Funeral has issued the following update about canceling their appearance at the Unholy Fest:

"Ave everyone!

"Just like countless of other bands, we have, unfortunately, also been forced cancel our show at the Unholy Fest. It actually seems like this festival was never going happen in the first place, and just a big scam already from the beginning. The promoter seems to have disappeared from the surface of the earth, whereof we, and as it seems, also many other bands, simply have no other option but to cancel.

"This sure sucks for us, who were really looking forward to this show, as much as we know it does for all of you who already have purchased tickets and made arrangement for the fest. We do hope that all of you who have bought tickets will be fully refunded by the organizer though! More...

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Dark Funeral Set To Record New Album

Dark Funeral has issued the following update about preparing to record a new album:

"Finally. We have a date set for our studio session!

"On July 10 (yezz, the day after we play the Rockweekend Festival in Kilafors, Sweden) we will enter Abyss Studio together with Peter Tagtgren to begin the recording of our new, yet untitled, full-length album.

"At this point of time we have demoed 7 new and totally amazing (of course) songs and we got an 8th almost done. Besides that, we have quite a lot of additional material written that we hopefully will be able to turn into a killer track or two before our studio time runs out. More...

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Band Lineup Confirmed For Unholy Fest 2009

The Unholy Fest will take place between July 23 - 25 in Ostrava, Czech Republic at two different venues.

The currently confirmed line up and schedule is as follows:

7/23 at CAS Arena: Cradle of Filth, Cryptopsy, Silva Nigra, Inferno, Alastor, Demonical, Horna, Grave

7/24 at Skalka Sportovni Arena: Satyricon, Enslaved, Amon Amarth, Gorgoroth, Hell United, Vesna, Blood Red Throne, Furia, Shining, Taake, Desulotry, Entombed, Asphyx, Infernal War, Enclave

7/25 at Skalka Sportovni Arena: Mayhem, Dark Funeral, Impaled Nazarene, Nefarium, Rasta, Massemord, Koldbrann, Hate, The No-Mads, Urgehal, Desaster, Root, Primarl Fear, Moonspell, 1349, North, Holy Moses

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