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Latest Nekromantheon News

Below is our complete Nekromantheon 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.

Blastfest 2016 Finalizes Lineup

It's been months in the making, but the schedule for Blastfest 2016 is complete. Now in its third year, the Bergen festival has not only put together yet another incredible lineup, but also one in which will be a one-time-only celebration of the Norwegian scene.

A 100% Norwegian lineup, which includes the likes of Abbath, Arcturus, Taake, 1349, Gorgoroth and even some rare appearances from the likes of Green Carnation. Blastfest 2016 will be a truly memorable occasion, with chief and owner Yngve Christiansen comments:

"2016 will be a very special festival edition with a lineup consisting solely of Norwegian bands. The bands represented at Blastfest are the legends, those from the beginning, the ones who made it evolve... the ones who disappeared... the ones who never stopped... the ones whom you should have heard more about... and the ones you will hear about. We have done our best to make a strong lineup representing Norway in the best possible way." More...

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Blastfest Adds More Norwegian Bands

Norway's Blastfest made a special announcement a few months back that it will be celebrating its national metal scene by boasting a 100% Norwegian lineup featuring such as Abbath, Green Carnation, Ihsahn, Ancient and Gorgoroth.

The festival has now announced another wave of bands that will be appearing in February 2016, including Arcturus, Dødheimsgard, Nekromantheon, Viper Solfa, Endezzma, Nocturnal Breed, and Execration. The full (current) lineup is as follows:

Abbath | Ancient | Arcturus | Blood Tsunami | CVLT | Djevel | Dødheimsgard | Endezzma | Execration | Funeral | Gorgoroth | Green Carnation | Ihsahn | Inculter | In The Woods | Khold | Manes | Nekromantheon | Nocturnal Breed | One Tail, One Head | Red Harvest | Svarttjern | Tristania | Viper Solfa | Virus | Vulture Industries | Plus More TBA More...

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Nekromantheon Streaming New Album

Norwegian thrashers Nekromantheon are streaming the band's forthcoming album "Rise, Vulcan Spectre" exclusively on Terrorizer Magazine's website at this location. The album is due for release on January 13, 2012 through Indie Recordings.

The track listing for "Rise, Vulcan Spectre" is as follows:

1. Cast Down to the Void
2. Blood Wisdom
3. Embrace the Oracle
4. Coven of the Minotaur
5. The Usurper Command
6. Rise, Vulcan Spectre
7. Twelve Depth of Hades
8. Raised by Dogs

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Nekromantheon Streaming Song From Upcoming Album

Norwegian act Nekromantheon has teamed up with Decibel Magazine to release a new song online titled "Blood Wisdom." You can give the song a listen by heading over to this location.

"Blood Wisdom" is taken off the upcoming "Rise, Vulcan Spectre" album, which has the following track listing:

1. Cast Down to the Void
2. Blood Wisdom
3. Embrace the Oracle
4. Coven of the Minotaur
5. The Usurper Command
6. Rise, Vulcan Spectre
7. Twelve Depths of Hades
8. Raised by Dogs More...

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Nekromantheon Announces Norwegian Shows

Nekromantheon has issued the following announcement about embarking on a Norwegian tour in February:

"Fire Walk With Me tour vol.2 with all the dates here! Aura Noir, Skeletonwitch & Nekromantheon will rip through Norway in February! Our new album will be out by then also! See you there. Thrash 'til death!!!"

Dates are as follows:

3.Feb Drammen union scene
4.Feb Trondheim Blæst
8.Feb Oslo John Dee
9.Feb Bergen Hulen
10.Feb Sandnes Tribute
11.Feb Byscenen Hugesund More...

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Third Installment of "Speed N' Spikes" 7” Released

"Speed N’ Spikes" is a series of five limited edition split 7" releases from ten of the best underground thrash metal bands today. Volume three features all new and exclusive material from Japan’s ABIGAIL and Norway’s NEKROMANTHEON. This split 7” is available now and includes the ABIGAIL track “Infernal Fucking Blasphemy,” and NEKROMANTHEON tracks “The Coffin Awaits” and “Metal Vendetta,” which can be heard now on NEKROMANTHEON’s MySpace page.

Issue one of the series featured recent Relapse signees TOXIC HOLOCAUST and Rochester’s BLUDWULF and has completely sold out since its release in January. The second installment included new tracks from RUMPELSTILTSKIN GRINDER and the first new material from ABSU in nearly 10 years, with limited quantities remaining. Future editions will feature new and exclusive material from EARLY MAN, RAMMER, AVENGER OF BLOOD, and WITCHAVEN. Each edition will be on colored wax and strictly limited to 1,000, never to be repressed again. The "Speed N’ Spikes" series also features collectible original artwork from Relapse’s Timothy Leo and Mike Wohlberg of The Fat Kid Illustration with each volume making up a portion of a comic strip.

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