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Asmodeus

Formed: 1999
From: Austria
Last Known Status: Active

Latest Asmodeus News

Below is our complete Asmodeus 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.

Asmodeus Post Live Video Online

Asmodeus, the Austrian Black/Death legion has released a live-video from their tour with Belphegor. The song is called "Summon The Horde" and are taken from the "Phalanx Inferna" album, which was released in 2003 by Twilight Vertrieb. You can check their myspace page for the video or view it below.

Asmodeus has also been boked for the Northern Lights Festival in their homeland of Austria on June 7th. More...

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Dark Funeral Forced To Cancel Polish Shows

The following messages have been posted on the official Dark Funeral website:

"We are sorry to inform that DARK FUNERAL, NAGLFAR, AMORAL & ASMODEUS gigs in Lódz and Katowice have been cancelled. Massive Music would like to apologize for all inconveniences caused to Dragon Productions and the bands. The cancellation is beyond our control, we are entirely helpless in the face of the present political situation in Poland. "
Mariusz Kmiolek/Massive Music POLAND

"We understand this has really nothing to do with Dark Funeral alone as a band, but by a musical scene the Polish Catholics obviously wish to forbid. To us this is just another proof of the hypocrisy that lies behind organised religions. They happily promote tolerance, yet, as soon as they see something they dislike, they are fast as a shark to call for censorship. The thing is, reactions like this will most certainly give the opposite result, it always does! We would however like to apologize for all inconveniences this has and will cause our Polish fans, but this is unfortunately beyond our control"
Dark Funeral

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Asmodeus Added To Dark Funeral's Euro Tour

Austrian black metallers ASMODEUS have been added to a dozen dates on the upcoming DARK FUNERAL European headlining tour. The details are as follows:

DARK FUNERAL + NAGLFAR + AMORAL + ASMODEUS:

Mar. 21 - Innsbruck, AUT - Hafen
Mar. 22 - Budapest, HUN - Ship A38
Mar. 23 - Warsaw, POL - Proxima
Mar. 24 - Katowice, POL - Mega Club
Mar. 25 - Leipzig/Engelsdorf, GER - Hellraiser
Mar. 26 - Berlin, GER - K17

DARK FUNERAL + NAGLFAR + ENDSTILLE + AMORAL + ASMODEUS:

Mar. 27 - Hamburg, GER- Fabrik

DARK FUNERAL + NAGLFAR + AMORAL + ASMODEUS:

Mar. 28 - Copenhagen, DEN - Loppen
Mar. 29 - Karlskrona, SWE - Kino
Mar. 30 - Helsingborg, SWE - Tivoli
Mar. 31 - Västerås, SWE - www.prismamusik.se
Apr. 01 - Östersund, SWE – Huset

In other news, ASMODEUS recently parted ways with guitarist Arngrim. "He said that he has not enough time for ASMODEUS since the band becomes more and more a full-timejob for everyone," the group write on their web site. "He wants to concentrate more on his own band and put his time into this in future." A replacement for Arngrim has yet to be announced.

ASMODEUS are scheduled to release their sophomore album, "Imperium Damnatum", on March 17 via Twilight-Vertrieb. "The production is true the most brutal and dark one we have ever had," the band write. "The sound fits prefectly to the songs and unleashes the inner darkness of these eternal chorals. The cover artwork is also done so far. It was again created by Juanjo Castellano from Spain, who also did the cover for [2003's] 'Phalanx Inferna'."

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In Aeternum Finish Recording New Album, Tour Dates

IN AETERNUM have just recorded their new album "DAWN OF A NEW AEON" for Agonia Records. The recording took place at Abyss Studios with Tommy Tägtgren at the end of December. Nicklas Rudolfsson from Magick Sound Studios mastered the album. Mike Wead from King Diamond / Mercyful Fate is doing a guest solo on the track "Pactum Diaboli", it's was an honour to have him on the album.

Joe Petagno has done the artwork for the album and can be viewed at the band's website .

Track list for the album is:
IN AETERNUM "DAWN OF A NEW AEON"
1.Crusade
2.A new dawn
3.Poison the holy
4.Pactum Diaboli
5.Devil in me
6.Seven storms of doom
7.Unholy sons awakened
8.Ultimate extermination
9.No salvation
10.Spawned by the fires below

Sound clips will be available soon (35 minutes of satanic death metal).

IN AETERNUM will also be hitting the road with BELPHEGOR and ARKHON INFAUSTUS during April. Tour dates are as follows: More...

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