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Latest Thornbound News

Below is our complete Thornbound 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.

Thornbound Streaming New Song Online

Norwegian metallers Thornbound have issued the following update about streaming a new song titled "Hatred" online at their MySpace page:

"Time has come to finally show what we have been up to since we recorded the demo some years ago. The band line-up changed radically after that demo, so we have slowly changed and improved our style of death metal. The new stuff is a lot faster, a lot slower, more technical and just a lot more brutal! The 'new' members have certainly added a refreshing and much needed touch to the songwriting.

"We are currently recording a preproduction for an album and we will upload a couple of songs from this production to show you how we sound these days. The first song is called 'Hatred' and is a thrashy death metal monster."

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Sarke, Tom Gabriel Warrior Join Forces At Wacken

Norway's Sarke, featuring Nocturno Culto (Darkthrone) and Sarke (Tulus, Khold), will be joined by legendary Tom Gabriel Warrior (Triptykon, ex-Celtic Frost and Hellhammer) for their performance on this year's Wacken Open Air. Together, they will perform the Celtic Frost classic "Dethroned Emperor."

The Sarke band comments: "We are all massive fans of Tom and his music, and we are honored to share the stage with him at Wacken!"

Tom Gabriel Warrior adds: "It's an honor and a privilege to be invited to appear onstage with Sarke, a group whose line-up doesn't only contain personal friends but also musicians I respect deeply. We shall make our appearance at Wacken a truly special event!"

Since the recording of their debut album, "Vorunah," Sarke has grown to become a real band, and the live line-up is now officially part of the band. Sarke's line-up is completed with Asgeir Mickelson (Spiral Architect, Thornbound, ex-Borknagar), Cyrus (Susperia) and Anders Hunstad (El Caco, Autopulver, Morten Abel). The band is already working on new material, and a new album is expected in 2010.

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Borknagar Bassist Joins Thornbound

Norwegian bassist Erik Tiwaz (a.k.a. Tyr; BORKNAGAR, EMPEROR, SATYRICON) sent the following update to blabbermouth.net:

"Just got recruited for the bassist position in THORNBOUND a couple of months ago, along with drummer Asgeir Mickelson [SPIRAL ARCHITECT, BORKNAGAR]. THORNBOUND had just released a three-track demo before Asgeir and I joined. This isn't just another studio band thankfully, but a band with the ambitions and dedication that a proper metal band SHOULD have, a band that rehearse regularly and do actual TOURS instead of the odd job here and there.

"Professionally speaking, death metal is a new scene for me, as I have usually just tended to the blacker side of metal in my carreer. Of course I have been a fan of death metal bands for many years, I just haven't been in one before.

"We're currently working on a full length album, which will be recorded by next summer in Asgeir Mickelson's MultiMono Studio."

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