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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 Announce Summer Festivals

Dark Funeral have announced a few confirmed summer festivals:

Jun. 17 Metalliga Open Air - Dornbirn, AT
Jul. 15 Kaltenbach Open Air, AT
Jul. 29 Metalway Festival, ES
Sept. 16 Braincrusher Festival, DE

Other upcoming Dark Funeral tour dates:
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Dark Funeral Cancel Metal Baten; More Tour Dates

Dark Funeral have posted the following message at their official site:

"Due to the overwhelming interest for our forth-coming tour throughout Europe, we are unfortunately forced to cancel our planned show at this years edition of Metal Båten/Metal Cruise (March 23), a show we were really looking forward to do.

The original plan was to round up the tour and finish it off with this very special show, but obviously the interest for our tour is so much bigger than we and our booking agency (Dragon Production) ever could imagine. So by the time this show is set to take place, we will still be doing shows on the other side of Europe.

From the originally planned 4 weeks, we have decided to add two more weeks. Still, there will be a couple of countries, like the UK among others that we won’t be able to squeeze in on these 6 weeks.

Normally 4 weeks is enough to cover most part of Europe, but with the great success of our new album “Attera Totus Sanctus” this tour will bring us to a wider audience and to many new cities and countries. See you on the road !!!"
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Close-Up Magazine Announce Top Albums Of The Year

A total of 30 metal, rock and punk writers at Sweden's Close–Up magazine have voted in the magazine's annual critics' album-of-the-year poll. The final results were as follows:

01. SYSTEM OF A DOWN – "Mezmerize"
02. OPETH – "Ghost Reveries"
03. NINE INCH NAILS – "With Teeth"
04. THE MARS VOLTA – "Frances the Mute"
05. MUNICIPAL WASTE – "Hazardous Mutation"
06. TURBONEGRO – "Party Animals"
07. NILE – "Annihilation of the Wicked"
08. HELLACOPTERS – "Rock & Roll Is Dead"
09. NEVERMORE – "This Godless Endeavor"
10. BLINDSIDE – "The Great Depression"
11. CANDLEMASS – "Candlemass"
12. DARK FUNERAL – "Attera Totus Sanctus"
13. QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – "Lullabies to Paralyze"
14. ANNIHILATION TIME – "II"
15. BIG BUSINESS – "Head for the Shallow"
16. STATIC–X – "Start a War"
17. CROWBAR – "Lifesblood for the Downtrodden"
18. HYPOCRISY – "Virus"
19. PORCUPINE TREE – "Deadwing"
20. DOZER – "Through the Eyes of Heathens"

For more information on Close-Up, visit www.closeupmagazine.net.

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Dark Funeral Announce Myspace Profile

Dark Funeral have now an official MySpace profile up. Check it out at www.myspace.com/darkfuneral666.

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Dark Funeral Confirmed For Metalbaten 2006

Dark Funeral has been confirmed to play Metalbåten 2006, which is set to take place on March 23-24th on Silja Line. Other bands confirmed for the festival: Rage, Freedom Call, Dismember and Hellfueled.

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Dark Funeral Issue Update on New Album

According to a posting on DARK FUNERAL's web site, the Japanese edition of the group's new album, "Attera Totus Sanctus" — due on December 21 via Soundholic Ltd. — will include two bonus tracks: "an instrumental version of the dark and extremely powerful 'Atrum Regina' and a newly recorded version of the band's classic 'Open The Gates'. The complete track listing for the Japanese version of "Attera Totus Sanctus" is as follows:

01. King Antichrist (04:39)
02. 666 Voices Inside (04:38)
03. Attera Totus Sanctus (05:37)
04. Godhate (05:06)
05. Atrum Regina (05:33)
06. Angel Flesh Impaled (05:53)
07. Feed On The Mortals (05:41)
08. Final Ritual (05:44)
Japanese Bonus Tracks:
09. Atrum Regina [Instrumental.] (05:33)
10. Open The Gates [2005 version] (04:25)

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Dark Funeral Announce Swedish Dates

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have lined up the following dates in their homecountry during February:

Feb. 24 - Stockholm, SWE – Klubben
Feb. 25 - Malmö, SWE – KB
Feb. 26 - Göteborg, SWE – Kåren

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God Among Insects Expects Album Cover To Be Banned

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following update on their sophomore album, "Zombienomicon", tentatively due in early 2006 via Threeman Recordings.

"Not much to report at the moment since not a shit is happening in the INSECTS camp. We are still waiting for Threeman to hand us a definite release date for the album, but shit is happening with that as well. They have asked us not to hand out an mp3 of a tune just yet, we'll see for how much longer we'll play along since we definitely want you guys to hear something off the coming slab of death.

"We were offered a European tour some time ago and finally had to decline since Caligula will be out with DARK FUNERAL at the time planned for the tour. Bummer, but fuck it. Lord K Philipson is currently out touring with Swedish death metal veterans VOMITORY as well so for the third or fourth time in this news thing, there's simply jack-fuck happening with the INSECTS at the moment.

"But... We have recieved the complete lay-out for 'Zombienomicon' now and you could say we are ecstatic by having one of the ugliest damned covers ever on a metal album. If this fucken thing doesn't get banned, something is wrong. As soon as we can we'll hand it out to you as well. Maybe at the same time when we decide to give you a tune for downloading, we guess we just have to do the mastering first — and no date is set for that either, of course.

"We'll try to see what Threeman's up to with everything so we can inform you guys. No matter what, the album is worth the wait. In the meantime we might just start working on album number 3."

GOD AMONG INSECTS' sophomore album was recorded at Abyss Studios with producer Tommy Tägtgren. The group's debut CD, "World Wide Death", is available now on Threeman Recordings via Plastic Head Distribution. An MP3 of the album cut "A Gush of Blood" can be downloaded at this location.

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New Dark Funeral Album Enters Swedish Charts

Dark Funeral has entered the Swedish top 40 at #35 and the Swedish Heavy Metal chart at #3.

Dark Funeral are currently planning a tour throughout Europe that will be handled by Dragon Productions. And this coming Saturday, Nov 5, they will meet their fans and sign their new album in Gothenburg at CD-Specialisten (Kungsgatan).

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Dark Funeral Schedule In-Stores In Sweden

Following the release of their new studio album “Attera Totus Sanctus,” Dark Funeral will be doing a series of in-stores throughout Sweden. The following dates and locations are in plans and/or confirmed right now:

Oct. 28 Stockholm - Record-CD Exchange
Oct. 29 Orebro - NajsPrajs
Oct. 29 Vasteras - Skivorsen
Nov. 05 Goteborg - CD-Specialisten

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Dark Funeral Posts Two New Tracks Online

You can now listen to two tracks from Dark Funeral's upcoming album, "Attera Totus Sanctus," due in stores in Europe on October 24 through Regain Records and in the US on November 29 via Candlelight US. Listen to "Godhate" and "666 Voices Inside" at at www.darkfuneral.se.

"Attera Totus Sanctus" tracklisting:
1. King Antichrist (04:39)
2. 666 Voices Inside (04:38)
3. Attera Totus Sanctus (05:37)
4. Godhate (05:06)
5. Atrum Regina (05:33)
6. Angel Flesh Impaled (05:53)
7. Feed On The Mortals (05:41)
8. Final Ritual (05:44)
Total Playing Time: 42:58

"Attera Totus Sanctus" was recorded & mixed at Dug Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden by Anno Satanas from May 23rd to July 15th and from Aug 8th to Aug 19th. It was produced by Daniel Bergstrand and Örjan Örnkloo, mixed & engineered by Daniel Bergstrand and Örjan Örnkloo and mastered by Tomas Eberger at Cutting Room in Stockholm, Sweden.

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God Among Insects Finish Recording New Album

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), have posted the following message on their official web site:

"The new album is completed. . . We will reveal track listing and whatnot as soon as possible. What we can reveal for now though is that we managed to put 10 insane death metal tracks down. You want brutality? You sure got it. You want crust? You got it. You want blasts? Well, you got it."

GOD AMONG INSECTS' sophomore album was recorded at Abyss Studios with producer Tommy Tägtgren. The group's debut CD, "World Wide Death", is available now on Threeman Recordings via Plastic Head Distribution. An MP3 of the album cut "A Gush of Blood" can be downloaded at this location.

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Dark Funeral Reveal New Album Artwork

Dark Funeral have revealed the artwork for their new album, titled "Attera Totus Sanctus", at their official website.

The cover can be viewed here.

The artwork was done by "Morbid" Daniel Valeriani, who also created the artwork for Dark Funeral's previous album, "Diabolis Interium".

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Dark Funeral Announce New Album Tracklisting

Dark Funeral has announced the tracklisting for their upcoming album, "Attero Totus Sanctus":

1. King Antichrist (04:39)
2. 666 Voices Inside (04:38)
3. Attero Totus Sanctus (05:37)
4. Godhate (05:06)
5. Atrium Regina (05:33)
6. Angel Flesh Impaled (05:53)
7. Feed On The Mortals (05:41)
8. Final Ritual (05:44)
Total Playing Time: 42:58

The album was recorded & mixed at Dug Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden by Anno Satanas from May 23rd to July 15th and from Aug 8th to Aug 19th. It was produced by Daniel Bergstrand and Örjan Örnkloo, mixed & engineered by Daniel Bergstrand and Örjan Örnkloo and mastered by Tomas Eberger at Cutting Room in Stockholm, Sweden.

"Attero Totus Sanctus" will be in stores in Europe on October 24th through Regain Records and in the US on November 29th via Candlelight US.

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Dark Funeral: New Album Title And Release Date

Dark Funeral have set "Attero Totus Sanctus" as the title of their new album, due to be released on October 24th via Regain Records.

The follow-up to the band's successful "Diabolis Interium" album was recorded in Dug Out Studios with producer Daniel Bergstrand (In Flames, Meshuggah, Behemoth).

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New Dark Funeral Album To Be Completed Soon

Swedish black metallers DARK FUNERAL have posted the following small update on their official website:

"On Monday, August the 8th, after a 3 weeks break, we will finally return to Dug Out Studio and resume the work on our new, yet untitled full-length album. We expect to have our new Satanic Symphony mixed and mastered within the next two weeks. More information to be announce as soon as it's completed."

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God Among Insects Prepare New Album

GOD AMONG INSECTS, the Swedish "old-school" death metal band featuring vocalist Emperor Magus Caligula (DARK FUNERAL), guitarist Lord K (a.k.a. Kenth Philipson) (THE PROJECT HATE), bassist Tomas Elofsson (SANCTIFICATION) and drummer Tobias Gustafsson (VOMITORY), will enter Abyss Studios with producer Tommy Tägtgren on August 19 to begin recording their sophomore album, tentatively due in early 2006. "Caligula is currently working on the titles and lyrics and as soon as we have some info on them we'll hand that crap out to you," the band write on their web site. "You can also be sure that we will provide you with an in-depth studio report this time around as well, so keep checking this site out when the recording starts.

"We have already rambled about the direction of the material in previous newsflashes so no need to do it again. Let's just state that if you dig some downtuned death metal played by the best of them, you'll love this coming piece."

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Dark Funeral Checks In From The Studio

Swedish black metal band Dark Funeral are currently in the Dug-Out Studios in Uppsala, Sweden to record their new album with iel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, Strapping Young Lad, In Flames, Behemoth) as producer. Lord Ahriman have posted the following message at the band's official discussion forum:

I just got back home after being a second week at Dug Out Studios working on the new album. We will return to duty on thusday morning.

The song writings are going better then killer. This week we have completed another 2 songs. So right now we have 5 new songs ready for the new album. 3 more to write and our new Satanic Symphony is completed!

Not relly sure how to explain these 2 new songs other than that they are AMAZING!!! One of them is a "slow" song (no blast beats, only down tempo). And it's filled with so much pain and suffering it'll make you wanna..."beep...beep"...yourself up! It's not anything like "Goddess Of Sodomy". This is pure suffering!!!

It's really hard to put exact words on what the hell we're creating here. But I can promise you one thing. You've never been closer to hell then this!. Be prepared for a HUGE fucking surprise!!!

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Vicious Art Film First Video

VICIOUS ART, the Swedish death/thrash band featuring former DARK FUNERAL members Matias Mäkelä and Robert Lundin, along with bassist Jörgen Sandström (The Project Hate, ex-Entombed, Grave), have posted the following message on their official web site:

"It has been awhile since the last update but not much have been going lately. We keep on writing new material for the next album and the stuff so far sounds really good! It is way to early to say what direction we are heading but fans of the debut album will not be disappointed.

"We have some news on the gig front! We have two more shows coming up this month! First off is Hamar, Norway the 14th of May, at Grotta! Also playing that night is WYRUS! Second show is Stockholm, at Pub Anchor the 19th of May! We have some plans to record our first video at these two shows so please come and start a riot of violence!!"

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Dark Funeral Drop Off No Mercy Festivals Tour

Swedish black metallers Dark Funeral have dropped off the No Mercy Festivals European tour "due to disagreements with the crew from the booking agency," according to a spokesperson at the group's record label, Regain Records. It is not presently clear if a replacement act will be added to the remaining shows on the tour (which includes Six Feet Under, Nile, Disbelief, Dying Fetus, Cataract and Wykked Wytch).

Dark Funeral will enter Dug Out studios in Uppsala, Sweden on May 23 with producer Daniel Bergstrand (In Flames, Meshuggah, Strapping Young Lad) to record their new album, due in late 2005 via Regain Records. The recording/mixing sessions for the follow-up to 2001's "Diabolis Interium" are expected to conclude on July 1. "We are currently in our most creative period since the split with MNW/No Fashion," the band write on their web site. "Lots of new songs are in process and you can be sure to expect the most devastating album from Dark Funeral ever!"

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