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Formed: 1992
From: Bergen, Norway
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Gorgoroth Announces European Tour

Notorious Norwegian black metal veterans Gorgoroth has announced that they will be embarking on a headlining tour of Europe this November. So far, only one date has been confirmed, which will take place on November 25th at Le Cargö in Caen, France. Guitarist and founder Infernus stated:

"We're totally excited about this! To get the opportunity to extend the Quantos Possunt-tour into other European territories which we did not have time for in April. As of now, we aim at doing this as the second out of three in total. This also coincides with the beginning of a new chapter for us in terms of booking-agency, as I last week made up my mind and decided to switch to Massive Music for the continental parts of Europe. Fear the return!"

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Gorgoroth Confirms Venue For Mexico City Show

Norwegian black metal act Gorgoroth's previously announced concert in Mexico City on September 11th, 2010 will be held at the Circo Volador, as part of Chas Productions' Heavy Metal Circus 2010. The upcoming Gorgoroth live shows are as follows:

8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria, GERMANY
8/21 2010 Doornroosje Nijmegen, Gelderland, NETHERLANDS
9/4 2010 Lapa Multishow Belo Horizonte, MG, BRAZIL
9/5 2010 Carioca Club São Paulo, SP, BRAZIL
9/6 2010 Bar Opinião Porto Alegre, RS, BRAZIL
9/11 2010 Circo Volador Mexico City, MEXICO

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Gorgoroth Announces Upcoming Live Shows

Norwegian black metal band Gorgoroth has checked in with the following update about upcoming live shows:

"Gorgoroth will finally return to Mexico this autumn, to play live in Mexico City on 11 September 2010. More details will be posted when the venue has been chosen. As previously announced, Gorgoroth will perform at four European festivals this week and next week: Brutal Assault on 12 August (tomorrow), Bloodstock on 13 August, Jalometalli on 14 August, and Summer Breeze on 20 August, with support from Bergen Kommune. In addition the band will perform a concert in Nijmegen, Holland, on 21 August - before embarking on a Brazilian tour of three dates in the beginning of September, with support from the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs."

The upcoming Gorgoroth tour dates are as follows:

8/13 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Derbyshire, UNITED KINGDOM
8/14 2010 Jalometalli Metal Music Festival Oulu, FINLAND
8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl, Bavaria, GERMANY
8/21 2010 Doornroosje Nijmegen, Gelderland, NETHERLANDS
9/4 2010 Lapa Multishow Belo Horizonte, MG, BRAZIL
9/5 2010 Carioca Club São Paulo, SP, BRAZIL
9/6 2010 Bar Opinião Porto Alegre, RS, BRAZIL
9/11 2010 TBA Mexico City, MEXICO

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Gorgoroth Updates Tour Schedule

Norwegian black metal act Gorgoroth has announced the previously scheduled concert in Rio de Janeiro on September 3rd has been canceled. The band is in the process of setting up another date in Brazil, but no confirmed location or venue has been announced. The upcoming Gorgoroth tour dates are as follows:

Europe:
12.08.2010 - Czech Republic, Jaromer @ Brutal Assault Festival
13.08.2010 - UK, Derbyshire @ Bloodstock Open Air, Catton Hall
14.08.2010 - Finland, Oulu @ Jalometalli Festival
20.08.2010 - Germany, Dinkelsbühl @ Summer Breeze Festival
21.08.2010 - Holland, Nijmegen @ Doornroosje

Brazilian tour:
04.09.2010 - Belo Horizonte/MG @ Lapa Multishow
05.09.2010 - São Paulo/SP @ Carioca Club
06.09.2010 - Porto Alegre/RS @ Bar Opinião

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Barren Earth Added To Brutal Assault Fest

Finnish progressive death metal super group Barren Earth has announced an appearance at the upcoming Brutal Assault Festival in the Czech Republic on August 14th, 2010. Other confirmed bands for the festival include Agnostic Front, Bal-Sagoth, Bonded By Blood, Cannibal Corpse, Children of Bodom, Cro-Mags, Devin Townsend, Dying Fetus, Ensiferum, Fear Factory, Gorgoroth, Ihsahn, Watain, and more. Additional details on the festival can be found at this location.

The upcoming Barren Earth live shows are as follows:

8/14 2010 Brutal Assault Festival Old Army Fortress JOSEFOV, CZECH REPUBLIC
8/19 2010 Summer Breeze Dinkelsbühl, DE

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Sahg To Release New Album In August

Sahg, the Norwegian heavy metal supergroup featuring former Gorgoroth bassist King Ov Hell amongst other musicians, has announced that they will be releasing a new studio album entitled, "Sahg III" on August 30th through Indie Recordings. The album will feature ten new songs and was produced by Enslaved members Herbrand Larsen and Ice Dale.

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Gorgoroth Adds Brazilian Tour Dates

Norwegian black metal band Gorgoroth will be performing a string of Brazilian tour dates this coming September, with support from Enthroned. Three dates have been confirmed so far, with more expected to be announced soon. Gorgoroth's upcoming European and Brazilian tour dates area s follows:

8/12 2010 Brutal Assault Festival Jaromer, CZ
8/13 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Derbyshire, GB
8/14 2010 Jalometalli Metal Music Festival Oulu, FI
8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl, DE
8/21 2010 Doornroosje Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS
9/4 2010 Belo Horizonte/MG @ Lapa Multishow
9/5 2010 São Paulo/SP @ Carioca Club
9/6 2010 Porto Alegre/RS @ Bar Opinião

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Gorgoroth Updates Tour Schedule

Norwegian black metal act Gorgoroth has announced the following string of upcoming European tour dates:

8/12 2010 Brutal Assault Festival Jaromer, CZ
8/13 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Derbyshire, GB
8/14 2010 Jalometalli Metal Music Festival Oulu, FI
8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl, DE
8/21 2010 Doornroosje Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS

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Gorgoroth Checks In With Tour Recap

Gorgoroth has checked in with the following tour recap and information about upcoming tour dates:

"Gorgoroth completed their 'Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt' European mini-tour on Saturday 17. April in Glauchau, Germany - a concert which marked the end of a successful tour with several sold-out shows. The band would like to extend their thanks to the crew and to the audience for their participation in making the tour a success. The next Gorgoroth concert will be held at Germany's Ragnarök Festival on Saturday 1. May, where the band is scheduled to go on stage at 11:35 PM.

"Gorgoroth will also be returning to Brazil in September for 6 shows, including the Setembro Negro Festival. A complete list of dates and cities will be added at a later stage. The tour will be arranged by Tumba Productions."

The upcoming Gorgoroth tour dates are as follows:

5/1 2010 Ragnarök Festival @ Ostbayernhalle Rieden/Kreuth
8/12 2010 Brutal Assault Festival Jaromer
8/13 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Derbyshire
8/14 2010 Jalometalli Metal Music Festival Oulu
8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl

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Enthroned Announces U.S. Tour

Belgian black metal outfit Enthroned has announced that they are planning to head to the United States in the near future for their first shows in the country in nine years. A message from the band reads as follows:

"Finally after nine years, Enthroned will come back to the United States this summer! Dates will come soon and we will reveal the support acts in the meantime.

"Also, Enthroned will team-up with Norway's Gorgoroth for the South American portion of their world tour, this September. The tour will be around Brazill. Soon dates will be posted. Promoters interested, drop a line to Tumba Productions."

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Gorgoroth Changes Milan Show Venue

Norwegian black metallers Gorgoroth have announced their tour date in Milan, Italy on April 15th has changed venues. The show will now take place at the Tunnel Club Milano at Via Sammartini 30. Gorgoroth's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

4/9 2010 Biebob Vosselaar
4/10 2010 Baroeg Rotterdam
4/11 2010 Le Trabendo Paris
4/12 2010 MarX Hamburg
4/13 2010 Essigfabrik Cologne
4/14 2010 Rockfabrik Ludwigsburg
4/15 2010 Tunnel Club Milano Milan
4/16 2010 N8 Osnabrück
4/17 2010 Alte Spinnerei Glauchau
5/1 2010 Ragnarök Festival @ Ostbayernhalle Rieden/Kreuth
8/12 2010 Brutal Assault Festival Jaromer
8/13 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Derbyshire
8/14 2010 Jalometalli Metal Music Festival Oulu
8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl

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Gorgoroth Commences Work On New Album

Norwegian black metal favourites Gorgoroth has announced that they have begun work on their follow up to their recent studio album, the highly acclaimed, "Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt." A message from the band reads as follows:

"Infernus (guitar) has just returned from rehearsals in Tomas Asklund's Monolith Studio outside of Stockholm, and the work on the follow-up album to Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt is progressing as planned.

"Half the new album (which is still untitled) has been recorded in pre-production form, and work on the album will continue through the year in between touring and festival appearances, with a tentative 2011 release date.

"The upcoming European tour is Gorgoroth's first European tour since 2005 and the first tour to feature Pest (vocals) since 1997, and the band is looking forward to getting back on the road again after this long absence. More...

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Gorgoroth Prepares To Hit The Road

Norwegian black metal act Gorgoroth has issued the following update about the band's upcoming European tour:

"The upcoming Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt European tour is now less than two weeks away, and it is therefore high time to issue a reminder: The tour starts on 9. April in Vosselaar, Belgium, and continues through dates in Holland, France, Germany and Italy before ending in Glauchau on 17. April. Support bands for the tour will be fellow Norwegians Keep of Kalessin and Gravdal. The tour is presented by Rock Hard and Metal.de, with support from Norsk kulturråd.

"In addition to exclusive Gorgoroth tour shirts, the merchandise stalls on the tour will also be selling the limited edition picture disc vinyl of the latest Gorgoroth album 'Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt,' as well as the limited edition 7" picture disc of 'Bergen 1996'."

Gorgoroth's upcoming tour dates are as follows: More...

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Brutal Assault Festival Confirms Two More Bands

The organisers of the Czech Republics Brutal Assault festival has announced two more bands for this years edition of the event. New York hardcore legends Agnostic Front will now be performing at the festival, along with other new confirmation, Swedish black metal artists Watain. The festival takes place in the town of Josefov from August 12th-14th.

The lineup is now as follows: More...

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Gorgoroth Releasing New Album On Vinyl

Gorgoroth has issued the following announcement about releasing their latest album on vinyl:

"Gorgoroth's latest album 'Quantos Possunt ad Satanitatem Trahunt' is now finally available on vinyl, in two different versions! The regular vinyl edition, which includes a poster, is released by Regain Records, whereas the picture disc version is released by Forces of Satan Records. Both versions are strictly limited pressings!

"The regular vinyl editions should be available from all major retailers. As for the picture disc, information on how to get hold of this will be posted in due time at this location. It will also be made available at the merchandise booths at Gorgoroth's upcoming European tour which starts on 9. April 2010."

Gorgoroth's upcoming tour dates are as follows:

4/9 2010 Biebob Vosselaar
4/10 2010 Baroeg Rotterdam
4/11 2010 Le Trabendo Paris
4/12 2010 MarX Hamburg
4/13 2010 Essigfabrik Cologne
4/14 2010 Rockfabrik Ludwigsburg
4/15 2010 Magazzini Generali Milan
4/16 2010 N8 Osnabrück
4/17 2010 Alte Spinnerei Glauchau
5/1 2010 Ragnarök Festival @ Ostbayernhalle Rieden/Kreuth
8/12 2010 Brutal Assault Festival Jaromer
8/13 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Derbyshire
8/14 2010 Jalometalli Metal Music Festival Oulu
8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl

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Gorgoroth Warns Of Fake Facebook Page

Norwegian black metal act Gorgoroth has issued the following statement warning fans about a fake Facebook page:

"For those of you on Facebook: Please remove yourselves as fans from this page, as it is NOT an official Gorgoroth page. The above mentioned page has nothing to do with the band, and has not been updated in years, so there is absolutely nothing of value on it. Then, go to this link to find the ONLY official Gorgoroth page on Facebook."

Gorgoroth also has the following upcoming tour dates:

4/9 2010 Biebob Vosselaar
4/10 2010 Baroeg Rotterdam
4/11 2010 Le Trabendo Paris
4/12 2010 MarX Hamburg
4/13 2010 Essigfabrik Cologne
4/14 2010 Rockfabrik Ludwigsburg
4/15 2010 Magazzini Generali Milan
4/16 2010 N8 Osnabrück
4/17 2010 Alte Spinnerei Glauchau
May 1 2010 Ragnarök Festival @ Ostbayernhalle Rieden/Kreuth
8/12 2010 Brutal Assault Festival Jaromer
8/13 2010 Bloodstock Open Air Derbyshire
8/14 2010 Jalometalli Metal Music Festival Oulu
8/20 2010 Summer Breeze Festival Dinkelsbühl

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Gravdal Reveals New Album Details

Norwegian black metallers GRAVDAL have revealed the artwork and tracklisting for their upcoming album “Torturmantra,” which is due for release on Unexploded Records in the spring. The nine-track “Torturmantra” is a follow up to 2008’s “Sadist,” and will be the band’s second full-length album. Artwork on “Torturmantra” is by the Norwegian artist Robert Høyem who has worked with bands like SLAGMAUR and GALAR. The tracklisting as follows:

1. Hydrestund I Helvete
2. Slave
3. Eg E Ditt Helvete
4. Mishandlet
5.
6. Torturmantra
7. Pulsen Vakler
8. Klastrert På Ambolt
9. Slutt More...

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Tomahawk Festival Canceled

The Tomahawk Festival, which was set to take place on March 13th, 2010 in Germany, has official been canceled. The organizers of the festival posted a message on their website citing poor ticket sales as the reason for the cancellation. More info on the festival can be found at this location. Obituary and Persefone, who were scheduled to perform at the festival, will still play on March 13th, 2010 instead at the N8 Club in Osnabruck.

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Gorgoroth Confirmed For Jalometalli Festival

Norwegian black metal act Gorgoroth has been confirmed to perform at the Jalometalli festival in Oulu, Finland this summer. The festival takes place on August 13th and 14th, 2010. More details on the festival can be found at this location. Other confirmed bands for the festival include Suffocation, Carcass, Destruction, and Dream Evil.

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Regain Records And God Seed Comment On Lawsuit

The God Seed MySpace page was recently updated with a statement that a verdict had been reached in a court case regarding the release of Gorogoroth's "Live in Grieghallen" album. The statement indicated that the favorable verdict for former Gorgoroth members Gaahl and King caused Regain Records to go bankrupt. Regain Records has now issued the following statement regarding the comments:

"Due to misleading rumours being spread through God Seed’s MySpace page regarding the bankruptcy of Regain Records, we would like to clarify to all people who have contacted us recently that Regain Records is not in bankruptcy. We would also like to make clear that the dispute that concerns 'Live in Grieghallen' only involves Tom Cato Visnes (aka King), Regain Records and Entertainment AB, since a settlement with Kristian Espedal (aka Gaahl) was already reached in 2009. The legal outcome of this trial has no bearing on Regain Records nor does it influence our future in any way. It is also incorrect that Regain Records owes any unpaid royalties towards Tom Cato Visnes or Kristian Espedal.

"Furthermore Regain Records is very content with the fact that we are still working with the band Gorgoroth and the fact that we choose to support the rightful owner of the trademark, namely Roger Tiegs (aka Infernus). This has always been our main priority during the various legal proceedings which have involved Gorgoroth in one way or another."

The God Seed MySpace page was also updated with the following statement in regards to the situation: More...

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