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Below is our complete Allfader 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.

Allfader Splits With Record Label

Norwegian act Allfader has issued the following update about parting ways with Osmose Productions and working on new material for an upcoming release:

"Hey, it's about time we gave you an update! A lot has been happening lately. First, we'd like to sum up the past few years:

2006 - At Least We Will Die Together released via Osmose Prod.
2006 - Per Valla leaves the band (John inherits guitar duties)
2010 - Finn Henriksen moves an 18-hour drive aways, and leaves the band
2011 - Black Blood Flux released via Osmose Prod.
2012 - Per Valla is officially back in the band after performing as live guitarist for the better part of a year

"It's obviously quite a big deal when integral band members leave. Finn was a founding member and contributed immensely to the band's musical prowess. Still, we wish Per a sincere welcome back, and we're very much looking forward to letting our creative forces find new paths together. If you haven't already done so, we urge you to check out the other bands Per has been involved with the past years: Vredehammer and Elite. More...

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Allfader To Release New Album

Osmose Productions has issued the following announcement about releasing a new album from Norway's Allfader:

"Allfader's second full-length album has been in the making for three years, and Black Blood Flux is without a doubt these Norwegian's strongest work to date. The band has matured as songwriters and musicians, and combined once again with the powerful production of Jacob Hansen this makes for an epic album which will please old fans, and grab unsuspecting listeners by the balls.

"Allfader's sound remains instantly recognizable, but with Black Blood Flux the band's traditional heavy metal influences are stronger than ever. In all its heaviness, the album sounds very organic and is completely stripped of synthesizers and clean vocals. The result is a rawer, more aggressive and focused sonic expression.

"Allfader has also secured a guest appearance from Tony Tunheim (Enslavement of Beauty) on the songs 'Draconian Command' and 'Torn From Flesh', where he contributes two stunning guitar solos.

"The amazing artwork of Black Blood Flux was created by Chilean artist Mauricio J. González, who also designed Allfader's new logo."

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Allfader Working On New Album

Death metal band Allfader is currently recording a new album which will be released at an undetermined date on Osmose Productions. The album will be recorded without their guitar player Per Valla, with vocalist John Anderson taking over guitar duties.

John commented about his guitar work in the band and the sound of the new album "At first I was apprehensive about playing guitar while singing, but it has worked out incredibly well. Also, I feel I'm more in touch with the material when we write, and the writing process itself has been smoother than ever. We also did more shows in 2007 than the years 2001-2006 combined. So what are we up to at the moment? Well, we're currently recording our next album. The drums are done, and right now we're focusing on guitars. We're recording eight songs for the album with a total playing time around 50 minutes. The songs sound huge and they have a bit of a different vibe (to us, at least). We're focusing on groove, dynamics and solid arrangements. Heavier, less technical guitars but some awesome drumming."

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Details On Inferno Fest Kick- Off Party

Inferno Festival organizers have issued the following update:

"Like last year, there will be a kick-off party in Trondheim, Norway. ALLFADER and OLM will play live. During the evening we will announce the full Inferno lineup and we are giving away one Inferno Festival three-day pass and some other goodies. The event will take place at Kafe Larssen. Doors open at 22.00 with the first band going on at approx. 23.00. Tickets cost 80 NOK and it's an 18 year age limit. More information can be found here."

The 2007 Inferno Festival (www.infernofestival.net) is scheduled for April 5th - 7th at Rockefeller Music Hall in Oslo, Norway. The festival lineup is as follows: ANAAL NATHRAKH, DARK FUNERAL, DØDHEIMSGARD (DHG), IMMORTAL, PRIMORDIAL.

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Allfader Post Update on Debut Album

Earlier this year, Norway's ALLFADER announced that their debut album, At Least We Will Die Together, would be released through Osmose Productions. The band have since posted the following update at their website:

"Our upcoming album on Osmose Productions, At Least We Will Die Together, is due for release this summer. For this task we once again aquired the services of the great Lasse Hoile and the result is this fabulous cover art.

We can't wait to get this album out so you all can hear it. But for now you'll have to contend with the final tracklist: 'We Will Go', 'This Blackened Heart', 'Into Nothingness', 'Hate Is My Creed', 'Sanctimonious', 'Born To Serve', 'Hevnen' 'One Thousand Days Of Poison', 'Cursed Chemistry'.

Total running time will be 53 minutes.

The long-awaited video for 'We Will Go' will be made available here on allfader.com before the release, in addition to a new track not offered for listening before.

You can still check out the opening track 'We Will Go' here.

Stay tuned."

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