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Below is our complete Tortorum 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.
Norwegian black metal band Tortorum just issued this announcement about splitting with the band's drummer and working on a new EP:
"Due to logistical and geographical issues it has become unfortunately necessary to part ways with our brother Dirge Rep. A decision born of no bad blood, we hail Dirge Rep for his part in Tortorum. Eternal gratitude brother for everything so far. It has been an honour....
"In further news, the band continue to finalize material for the forth-coming mini album. More news to come. Expect total fucking darkness."
If you missed it, the band's full previous studio album "Katabasis" can be heard in the SoundCloud player below. More...
Norway’s Blastfest has just unveiled another seven great reasons why you need to book the 19th – 21st of February 2015 off work.
Today the festival organizers announce the addition of seven more bands to the billing including Finnish folk metal upstarts Finntroll, melodic black metal sextet Moonsorrow and Ireland’s men of myth Primordial. Also confirmed today are Djevelcult, Tortorum, Crib 45, and Morgoth.
The Bergen festival is only in its second year and previously announced acts such as At The Gates, Decapitated, Rotting Christ, Destruction and Asphyx for the 2015 edition. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...
Black metal cult Tortorum is streaming the entirety of brand new album, "Katabasis," out now via W.T.C. Productions internationally. Check it out below, courtesy of Terrorizer magazine's website. The following press release was also issued about the album:
"Following on from their celebrated Extinctionist debut, Tortorum waste little time in upping the ante for inventive, widescreen black metal orthodoxy with Katabasis. The pan-international trio's second album, Katabasis is unremittingly dark yet colored with shades of texture generally beyond the purest-of-the-pure hordes: Tortorum strike deep into the burning heart of black metal whilst exhibiting dazzling 'n' daring compositional prowess.
"Each song is an epic in its own right, and a cursory scan of the album's song titles - 'In Nameless NonBeing,' 'Into the Sixth Coil,' and penultimate closer 'Beyond The Earth And Air And Sun' - reveal that the band's lyricism is as deadly committed to transcendence as their multi-hued music. The black sun rises, and it shines upon Tortorum..." More...
Black metal cult Tortorum today premieres the new track "Into The Sixth Coil," which can be heard below courtesy of Terrorizer magazine.
The track hails from Tortorum's forthcoming second album, "Katabasis," set for international release on March 8th via W.T.C. Production. The track listing is as follows:
2. The Great Appetence
3. In Nameless NonBeing
4. Severance and Perseverance
5. As The Light Falls to Slaughter
6. Into the Sixth Coil
7. Open Wide the Gates of Chaos
8. Attributions to the Dead
9. Beyond the Earth and Air and Sun More...
W.T.C. Productions announces March 8th as the international release date for Tortorum's second album, "Katabasis." The label comments:
"Following on from their celebrated 'Extinctionist' debut, Tortorum waste little time in upping the ante for inventive, widescreen black metal orthodoxy with 'Katabasis.' The pan-international trio's second album, 'Katabasis' is unremittingly dark yet colored with shades of texture generally beyond the purest-of-the-pure hordes: Tortorum strike deep into the burning heart of black metal whilst exhibiting dazzling 'n' daring compositional prowess.
"Each song is an epic in its own right, and a cursory scan of the album's song titles - 'In Nameless NonBeing,' 'Into the Sixth Coil,' and penultimate closer 'Beyond The Earth And Air And Sun' - reveal that the band's lyricism is as deadly committed to transcendence as their multi-hued music. The black sun rises, and it shines upon Tortorum...
"'Katabasis' was conjured during the fortnight of the dying moon following the summer solstice of 2013 at Necromorbus Studios, Sweden, and was engineered, mixed, and mastered by Tore Stjerna (Watain, Marduk). The album's cover art and all artistic expressions were created by David Glomba (Cult of Fire, Inferno)." More...
Norway's Tortorum has checked in with the following announcement about gearing up to hit the recording studio:
"MARCHING EAST ...and so the time has come! Tortorum is soon leaving the shores and heading towards Stockholm, Sweden.
"The session for the new album begins right after the summer solstice, on the 24th day of June 2013 Anno Bastardi at Necromorbus studio where the band will work with the producer Tore Stjerna on the yet untitled 2nd album. Finally - all the dedication and energy will start to get shape! This is something we were looking to for so long! More news to come...
"We would like to hail all those who made it possible, helped us and those who showed up at Deathkult 2013 joining Tortorum in our ceremony! Remember that we don't need the dark of the night to bring forth the Darkness that dwells in our hearts... Respect and see you again in the future!"
As was previously announced, Hell Militia has dropped off the "Adventus Satanae MMXII" European tour, which will feature Horna and Tortorum. Hell Militia has now issued the following statement about leaving the tour:
"Hell Militia is sorry to announce that their participation to the Adventus Satanae MMXII will be canceled due to health problem among the band. Hell Militia will be playing later on this year, and we are now focusing on the release of our new album 'Jacob's Ladder' out on Season of Mist / UA on the 16th of November in the world, and on the 20th of November in the US and Canada. We give our full support to the tour and all our comrades, and we are already impatient to hit the road and bring the blessing of the Pig to the world once again!"
Fellow label mates Blacklodge will step in and hit the road on September 20th with Horna and Tortorum. Blacklodge recently released new album "MachinatioN" (reviewed here), and the upcoming tour dates are: More...
Horna is set to embark on the "Adventus Satanae MMXII" European tour with Tortorum this coming September. Horna has now issued the following announcement about Hell Militia dropping off the tour:
"The news are coming officially soon as well, but Hell Militia has been forced to cancel their participation on the upcoming tour. Reasons to this will be explained if they make it public as it's none of our concern. We are a bit bummed this happened but replacement will be announced shortly and we believe none of you will be disappointed!"
Thu 20.9. Berlin/D – Slaughterhouse
Fri 21.9. Erfurt/D – From Hell
Sat 22.9. Oberhausen/D - Helvete
Sun 23.9. Roeselare/B – Zaal Diezie
Mon 24.9. Nantes/F – Floride
Tue 25.9. Paris/F - Glazart
Wed. 26.9. TBA ---> France/Switzerland
Thu 27.9. Retorbido/IT – Carlitos Way
Fri 28.9. Nova Gorica/SLO - Mostovna
Sat. 29.9. Großerlach/D – VFRR Clubhaus
Sun 30.9. Prague/CZ - Matrix More...