Band Photo: Marduk (?)
From: Norrköping, Sweden
Last Known Status: Active
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Marduk has checked in with the following update on the band's recent and upcoming activity:
"As Marduk's 20th year is coming to an end, we can reflect over the triumphant crusade that keeps marching on, and the foundation that stands. As mentioned earlier a monument of the first 2 decades of Marduk in the form of a box set is to be released next year. More news regarding that will be posted early next year.
"The band is currently preparing for the coming of 2011. First of Marduk will be appearing at the 70,000 tons of metal cruise. This 4 day trip will be seeing Marduk playing 2 shows with complete different set list each night. In connection with the cruise Marduk will also be reaching Central America. As have been posted earlier the march will be reaching Honduras and Guatemala. Its with great satisfaction we now also can announce a show in Costa Rica.
"On this see of rats shall we set our throne! With delight we can hereby announce 2 Swedish shows for next year. First of Marduk will be appearing in Strömstad on February the 26th together with Mayhem and Nifelheim. Don't miss out on that event. In July Marduk will also be appearing at the Getaway Rock Open Air festival in Gävle. The event taking place between the 7-9 of July. Marduk is confirmed for the Summer Breeze Open Air Festival in Dinkelsbühl, Germany. The Festival is taking place between the 18-20 of August 2011."
Hatebreed has been confirmed to perform at the 2011 edition of the Summer Breeze Open Air. The festival is set to take place from August 18th - 20th, and additional details can be found here. The organizers of the festival commented:
"Summer Breeze has already survived a few tremors over the last few years, but the most severe eruption of them all is yet to come. Hatebreed are gearing up to utterly destroy Dinkelsbühl in 2011 with their killer songs. No other band out there combines the attitude and aggression of hardcore and the uncompromising heaviness of metal in such a perfect way. Scene icon Jamey Jasta and his wrecking crew are the epitome of unleashed energy, the embodiment of credibility, the essence of groove, the purest form of brutality, the rulers of all pits and the blueprint for a whole generation, all rolled into one. Please welcome one of the most important and influential bands of the last decade for the first time at Summer Breeze! Hard, harder, Hatebreed!"
The currently announced lineup is as follows: Arch Enemy, Tyr, Kvelertak, Suicidal Tendencies, Bolt Thrower, J.B.O., Witchery, Farmer Boys, Kalmah, Hail of Bullets, Corvus Corax, Hammerfall, Skeletonwitch, Excrementory Grindfuckers, Kampfar, Hayseed Dixie, Turisas, Marduk, Sonic Syndicate, Decapitated, Moonsorrow, Sodom, and Hatebreed.
Swedish black metal act Marduk has announced its participation for next year's Summer Breeze festival. Summer Breeze 2011 is set to take place between August 18th, 19th and 20th, 2011 in Dinkelsbuhl, Germany.
The confirmed line-up now includes:
HAIL OF BULLETS
Marduk has checked in with the following recap of recent tour dates and announcement about upcoming Central American shows:
"Victorious Weapons In The East... Marduk have just returned to Sweden from the Asian Black Death Redemption tour. The band sends a big hail to all fans, crew and local promoters who helped to raise the Banner Of The Wolf over Asia!
"The dates set for Central America has once again been pushed back and will now be taking place at the end of January in connection with The 70000 tons of steel cruise. More news to follow..."
Marduk also recently announced that Regain Records will commemorate the band's 20th anniversary with a limited edition box set to be released in early 2011. Additional details on the set and upcoming Marduk tour dates will be announced as they are made available.
Having recently returned from a stint on the "Blackest Of The Black" tour through North America playing alongside Danzig and Possessed (among many others), Swedish black metal squadron Marduk recently set out to destroy Asia. The tour kicked off this weekend in China and will pummel its way through Singapore and several locations in Indonesia before drawing to a close on December 12th.
In related news, Marduk is celebrating 20 years since forming in 1990. Regain will commemorate the band's 20th anniversary with a limited edition box set to be released in early 2011. Further details to be unveiled soon.
The upcoming Marduk shows are as follows:
12/07/2010 Substation Theatre - Singapore, Singapore
12/08/2010 Lap Basket Karebosi - Makassar, Indonesia
12/09/2010 Akasaka Music Club - Bali, Indonesia
12/10/2010 Graha Pemuda - Surabaya, Indonesia
12/11/2010 Gor Tri Lomba Juang - Semarang, Indonesia
12/12/2010 Bulungan Outdoor - Jakarta, Indonesia
Marduk has checked in with the following band update about completing the Blackest of the Black tour and announcement about a 20th anniversary box set:
"Marduk has just returned to Sweden after completing the Blackest of the Black Festival - Tour throughout US-territory. Marduk played some legendary shows alongside cult acts like Danzig and Possessed. Undefeated and more intense the band is currently rehearsing to prepare for the upcoming tour which covers the most important venues in Asia. Check the tour schedule below.
"The time has come for Marduk to celebrate 20 wrathful years of blood and iron. 20 years have passed since Marduk started back in 1990 and the band is now going stronger than ever before. We herewith announce that Marduk is celebrating its 20 year anniversary in form of a marvelous box-set which will be released in a strict limited edition in early 2011. This release will be a monument of the first two decades of Marduk. More information will be unveiled soon..."
The upcoming Asian Marduk tour dates are as follows:
12/4 Beijing, China - Mao Livehouse
12/6 Bangkok, Thailand - Rock Pub
12/7 Singapore, Singapore - Substation Theatre
12/8 Makassar, Indonesia - Lap Basket Karebosi
12/9 Bali, Indonesia - Akasaka Music Club
12/10 Surabaya, Indonesia - Graha Pemuda
12/11 Semarang, Indonesia - Gor Tri Lomba Juang
12/12 Jakarta, Indonesia - Bulungan Outdoor
The final line-up of days and bands has been confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Deathfest. The 2011 edition of Maryland Deathfest will take place between May 26th to May 29th at Sonar in Baltimore.
Thursday, May 26th:
LACK OF INTEREST
Friday, May 27th:
CORROSION OF CONFORMITY
Saturday, May 28th:
HAIL OF BULLETS
Sunday, May 29th:
LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY
BAD ACID TRIP
Sweden's Death Breath is the latest band to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Festival. Next year's festival will take place from May 26th - 29th, 2011. Further details on the festival can be found at this location. The currently announced lineup is as follows: More...
In a posting made through the official Toxic Holocaust twitter account the band announced that it, alongside European black metal act Marduk and Possessed, will be playing a free show in Minneapolis.
The show is set to take place at The Cabooze.
The full twitter posting reads:
"Free show with Possessed Toxic holocaust and Marduk in Minneapolis tonight @ the Cabooze !!! FREE!!!!"
Ohio progressive black/death metallers LOCUSTA, who expanded their fan base with a successful US summer tour alongside Tennessee black/doom Argentinum Astrum, will perform two local shows this November opening for the likes of Possessed, Marduk, Withered, and Toxic Holocaust (11/5/10) and D.R.I., Deadsea and Salvage (11/18). Further info below.
Upcoming LOCUSTA shows are as follows:
11/5/10 Alrosa Villa – Columbus, OH w/ Possessed, Marduk, Withered, Toxic Holocaust
11/18/10 Newport Music Hall – Columbus, OH w/ D.R.I,, Deadsea, Salvage
Guitarist Dru Silver comments, "A big thanks to anyone that came out to see us on the west coast. Anyone who had a hand in putting the shows together, gave us food or shelter, or helped us in any way, your support was invaluable. A special thanks to those who took a chance on our band even though they may have been unfamiliar with us. We hope to see all of you again soon.”
Marduk has announced the band will be embarking on the "Asian Black Death Redemption 2010" tour, which hit China, Thailand, Singapore, and Indonesia. The currently announced dates are as follows:
12/4 - Beijing, China (Mao Livehouse
12/6 - Bangkok, Thailand (Rock Pub
12/7 - Singapore, Singapore (Substation Theatre
12/9 - TBA
12/10 - Surabaya, Indonesia (Graha Pemuda
12/11 - Semarang, Indonesia (Gor Tri Lomba Juang
12/12 - Jakarta, Indonesia (Bulungan Outdoor)
Swedish black metallers Marduk are currently readying for their return to the U.S. later this month as part of the "Blackest Of The Black" tour, founded by Danzig front man Glenn Danzig in 2003 as a way to promote extreme bands of his choosing from around the globe. The 2010 edition will officially kick off on October 25th and wind its way through over a dozen cities before making its last stop in mid November. Additional support will be provided by Possessed, Toxic Holocaust and Withered. Marduk will also be doing a handful of headlining shows throughout the tour in Arizona, Oklahoma, Ohio, Iowa, South Dakota, Utah, Nevada and California.
The currently announced dates are as follows:
10/24/2010 The Clubhouse - Tempe, AZ [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
10/25/2010 Sunshine Theater - Albuquerque, NM
10/26/2010 The Conservatory - Oklahoma City, OK [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
10/27/2010 The Village - Little Rock, AR
10/29/2010 Backstage Live - San Antonio, TX
10/30/2010 Warehouse Live - Houston, TX
10/31/2010 The Palladium Showroom - Dallas, TX
11/02/2010 Valarium - Knoxville, TN
11/03/2010 Expo Five - Louisville, KY
11/04/2010 Town Ballroom - Buffalo, NY
11/05/2010 Alrosa Villa - Columbus, OH [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/06/2010 Royal Oak Music Theater - Royal Oak, MI
11/07/2010 Congress Theater - Chicago, IL
11/08/2010 Vaudeville Mews - Des Moines, IA [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/09/2010 The Cabooze - Minneapolis, MN
11/10/2010 The Venue - Fargo, ND
11/11/2010 Sports Rock - Rapid City, SD [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/12/2010 Gothic Theater - Denver, CO
11/13/2010 Vertigo at The Complex - Salt Lake City, UT [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/14/2010 Knitting Factory Concert House - Spokane, WA
11/15/2010 Showbox SODO - Seattle, WA
11/16/2010 Roseland Theater - Portland, OR
11/17/2010 Senator Theatre - Chico, CA
11/18/2010 New Oasis - Sparks, NV [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/19/2010 Thee Parkside - San Francisco, CA [Marduk headlining; Blackest Of The Black off-date]
11/20/2010 The Grove Of Anaheim - Anaheim, CA
New Jersey based death metal band Funebrarum is the latest act to be confirmed for the 2011 edition of the Maryland Death Fest, which is set to take place from May 27th - 29th in Baltimore. The currently announced lineup is as follows:
Bad acid trip
Corrosion of conformity
Hail of bullets
Last days of humanity
Swedish black metal outfit Marduk has announced it's participation in the forthcoming 2011 edition of the Maryland Deathfest. The annual extreme music festival is set to take place May 27th to 29th, 2011 at Sonar in Baltimore.
Maryland Deathfest 2011 confirmed line-up:
LAST DAYS OF HUMANITY
Atlanta's Withered has issued the following statement about appearing on the upcoming "Blackest of the Black" tour with Danzig, Possessed, Marduk, and Toxic Holocaust:
"Withered is bringing our brand of extreme music and expression to a new audience this fall. The Blackest Of The Black tour is an opportunity that we just couldn’t pass up. It is also a blessing for us after learning the unfortunate news about Behemoth & Nergal. This turn of events will allow us to offer a glimpse of unique perspective to a fresh crowd as we kick off our third album release. Whether these fans are ready for us or not, we are definitely ready for them and expect to expand their horizons as well as our own on this new path."
The currently announced dates are as follows:
10/25 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
10/27 - Little Rock, AK - The Village
10/29 - San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Live
10/30 - Houston, TX - Warehouse
10/31 - Dallas, TX - Palladium
11/02 - Knoxville, TN - Valarium
11/03 - Louisville, KY - Expo Five
11/04 - Buffalo, NY - Town Ballroom
11/05 - Columbus, OH - Alrosa Villa (no DANZIG)
11/06 - Royal Oak, MI - Royal Oak Music Theater
11/07 - Chicago, IL - Congress Theater
11/09 - Minneapolis, MN - The Cabooze
11/10 - Fargo, ND - The Venue
11/12 - Denver, CO - Gothic Theater
11/14 - Spokane, WA - Knitting Factory Concert House
11/15 - Seattle, WA - Showbox SODO
11/16 - Portland, OR - Roseland Theater
Iconic metal/punk singer-songwriter Danzig has been announced as the headliner of the 2010 "Blackest Of The Black" tour. The "Blackest Of The Black" tour will hit select markets across the United States with support coming from Marduk, Possessed, Toxic Holocaust and Withered.
Here are the confirmed "Blackest Of The Black 2010" tour dates:
Oct. 25 - Albuquerque, NM - Sunshine Theatre
Oct. 27 - Little Rock, AK - The Village
Oct. 29 - San Antonio, TX - San Antonio Live
Oct. 30 - Houston, TX - Warehouse
Oct. 31 - Dallas, TX - Palladium
The dates for Marduk's upcoming "The Great Northern War 2010" tour have now been finalized. The confirmed dates and locations are as follows:
9/1 POLAND Poznan, Blue Note
9/2 POLAND Wroclaw, Madness
9/3 GERMANY Crispendorf, Wolfzeit Festival
9/4 GERMANY Essen, Turock
9/5 BELGIUM Brugge, Het Entrepot
9/6 HOLLAND Tilburg, 013
9/7 DENMARK Aarhus, Voxhall
9/8 DENMARK Copenhagen, The Rock
9/9 NORGE Oslo, Betong
9/10 SWEDEN Gothenburg, Parken
9/11 SWEDEN Stockholm, Klubben
9/12 SWEDEN Östersund, Tingshuset
9/14 FINLAND Oulo, Nuclear
9/15 FINLAND Jyvaskyla, Lutakko
9/16 FINLAND Helsinki, Dantes Highlight
9/17 LATVIA Liepaja, Fontaine Palace
9/18 LITHUANIA Vilnius, Mulen Ruzas
Marduk is the next act in a long list of bands being confirmed for the 70,000 Tons of Metal cruise ship metal festival. 70,000 Tons of Metal will sail on January 24th, 2011 aboard the Royal Caribbean “Majesty of the Seas” from Miami, Florida.
Uli Jon Roth
Marduk has posted a video trailer online for the band's upcoming "The Great Northern War" tour, which can be viewed below.
The upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...
Marduk has issued the following update about postponing the previously announced Central America shows due to travel issues:
"Because of misinformation from one of the airlines involed in Marduks travel to Central America the band got uphold and couldnt get on the connection flight. It was totaly the fault of the airline. Marduk had just completed one of the planned three flights to Costa Rica when the problem occured. There was no time to book new flights to make it in time to do the 3 shows.
"The band and booking agency are currently checking options to rebook the shows as soon as possible. Marduk feels very unfortunate for the situation as the band is eager and burning with devotion to march across Central America. More news to be posted as soon as possible."