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Latest Khonsu News

Below is our complete Khonsu 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.

Khonsu Pre-Release Full-Album Streaming

Hailing from Bergen, Norway Khonsu premieres the pre-release full-album stream of the band's upcoming new album "The Xun Protectorate", which will be out in stores tomorrow, November 18th on Jhator Recordings (and distributed via PHD).

Check out now "The Xun Protectorate" in its entirety below.

Comments mastermind S. Gronbech on the album: More...

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Khonsu Streaming "The Observatory"

Khonsu just released a second single from upcoming album "The Xun Protectorate." Check out "The Observatory" below. The band also comments:

"'The Observatory' is quite a different track than the last, and with this we introduce the clean vocalist on the album, Rune Folgerø from Manes live and Atrox. Guitar solo by Arnt "Obsidian C." from Keep of Kalessin. It's an unusual track so we are curious what you think of it. Feel free to comment below, and share."

New album "The Xun Protectorate" is due out November 18th and you can hear previously released song "A Jhator Ascension" right here.

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Khonsu Premieres New Song "A Jhator Ascension"

Norway’s Khonsu premieres a new song entitled "A Jhator Ascension", taken from the upcoming new album "The Xun Protectorate", which will be out in stores November 18 via Jhator Recordings and Plastic Head Distribution.

Check out now "A Jhator Ascension" below.

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Khonsu Reveals "The Xun Protectorate" Details

Khonsu's new release "The Xun Protectorate" is a concept album about mysterious occurrences on a space station in orbit around the sun several centuries into the future. A teaser trailer is available below, and the track listing will be as follows:

1. Desolation City (prologue)
2. A Jhator Ascension
3. The Observatory
4. Liberator
5. Death of the Timekeeper
6. The Tragedy of the Awakened One
7. Visions of Nehaya
8. A Dream of Earth
9. Toward the Devouring Light
10. The Unremembered (epilogue) More...

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Khonsu Posts Album Trailer

Norwegian outfit Khonsu is now returning with a new album four years following previous full-length "Anomalia" and two years on from the "Traveler" EP.

A teaser trailer comes online today for the impending album, which bears artwork by Adrien Bousson and is coming in November. Stay tuned for full details to arrive shortly.

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Khonsu Finishes New Album

Things have been quiet in the Khonsu camp since the Norwegian band released the "Traveller" EP back in 2014. Now the band has checked in with the following update about releasing new material:

"So, the album is finally complete! Hundres of hours of work, resulting in 10 new experimental, progressive, and industrial tracks. And it sounds incredible! Still unsure when release will be, It may unfortunately take some time since we have to get a record deal first."

Stay tuned for more info, and you can also follow the latest on Khonsu at Facebook here.

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Khonsu Covers Bjork

Norwegian outfit Khonsu has released a cover of Bjork's "Army of Me," which can be heard below.

The track was recorded at Svehogda Studios, with mixing and mastering handled by Stamos Koliousis and Vangelis Labrakis, and artwork by Adrien Bousson. The band's recent announcement about an upcoming EP and album release can also be found right here.

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Khonsu To Release New Album And EP

S. Grønbech of Norwegian metal outfit Khonsu has checked in with the following announcement about a new album and EP release:

"I’m very excited to announce that Khonsu not only will release a new full-length album this autumn, but also an EP in just one week! A total of 14 new songs for you.

"The EP is entitled 'Traveller' and features five tracks which will be released over four consecutive Saturdays, starting on the 1st of March. Two new vocalists will also be revealed.

"The five songs on the EP will be released for FREE on youtube, and first off is a song from the upcoming album. We’ve also made a video for this one.

"Then, on the 8th of March, new versions of the tracks 'Traveller' and 'Ix' will be released. The original versions were included on the 'Reclaim' EP released by extreme metallers Keep of Kalessin back in 2003. The original version of 'Traveller' was also made by me, while Ix was made by me and Arnt 'Obsidian C.' Gronbech from the above mentioned band. Obsidian C. makes a 'guest appearance' with his guitar shredding skills on the new version. More...

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Khonsu Streaming New Album Online

Progressive black metal act Khonsu is streaming the new album "Anomalia" at Stereokiller right here. "Anomalia," the band's international debut, is the vision of guitarist Steffen Gronbech (ex-Keep of Kalessin).

Khonsu also recently premiered a new video, the bands first, for the track “The Malady." Check it out at this location. The video was produced Gammaglimt Videoproduksjoner AS and directed by Khonsu mastermind Gronbech.

The album's track listing is as follows:

1. In Otherness
2. The Host
3. Darker Days Coming
4. Inhuman States
5. So Cold
6. The Malady
7. Va Shia (Into The Spectral Sphere)

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Khonsu Releases New Music Video

Khonsu has teamed up with Terrorizer Magazine to premiere a new music video for the song "The Malady," which is taken from the band's debut album "Anomalia." The video was directed by Steffen Gronbech and Christian Falch, and produced by Gammaglimt Videoproduksjoner AS. Check out the video via Terrorizer or in the player available below.

"Anomalia" and will hit the stores on August 24th (28th in North America) and the album's track listing is as follows:

In Otherness
The Host
Darker Days Coming
Inhuman States
So Cold
The Malady
Va Shia (Into The Spectral Sphere) More...

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Khonsu Streaming New Track

Norwegian black metal act Khonsu is gearing up to drop its debut album "Anomalia" via Season Of Mist Records on August 24th. The band has posted an upload of the song "The Host" on its Facebook page, which we have for you below. The man behind the mask is band member/visionary S. Gronbech, whose last furtive appearance was on his brother's (A. "Obsidian C." Gronbech) band Keep Of Kalessin's 2003 EP "Reclaim."

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Khonsu Reveals New Album Details

As previously announced, Season of Mist recently signed a deal with Norwegian act Khonsu, S. Gronbech's new project. The band's debut album is entitled "Anomalia" and will hit the stores on August 24th (28th in North America).

The "Anomalia" track listing is as follows:

In Otherness
The Host
Darker Days Coming
Inhuman States
So Cold
The Malady
Va Shia (Into The Spectral Sphere) More...

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Khonsu Signs To Season Of Mist

Season of Mist is proud to welcome Norwegian act Khonsu to the label's roster. Khonsu is the new project by the Grønbech brothers, whose last musical collaboration was Keep of Kalessin’s “Reclaim” EP back in 2003.

According to a press release, Khonsu delivers "atmospheric, brutal and enchanting music, and the forthcoming debut album, entitled 'Anomalia,' blending rock, metal, and electronic elements, will definitely be a powerful entity."

“I am very pleased to enter a collaboration with Season of Mist as I’ve always had a high opinion of them - something I believe the rest of the metal world do as well,” S. Grønbech comments. “I have been working on Khonsu’s debut album for some years now and I definitely think that Season of Mist is a great label to release it through. I am looking forward to joining the ranks with legends like Mayhem, Morbid Angel, Samael and many others.”

Season of Mist also commented, "Those of you who attended this year’s edition of the Inferno Festival in Oslo, Norway have probably seen the band perform live as Merah. However, due to the recent and sad events in France involving a terrorist named Mohammed Merah, the Grønbech brothers decided to change the band’s moniker to Khonsu."

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