"some music was meant to stay underground..."

God Seed

From: Norway
Last Known Status: Active

Latest God Seed News

Below is our complete God Seed 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.

Displaying records 1 - 20 of 28 1 2 Last

Cult Of Luna Announces Shows With God Seed

Cult of Luna and God Seed have announced a string of upcoming tour dates, available below, and Indie Recordings also comments:

"2013 saw Cult of Luna return after more than 5 years away with the sprawling masterpiece that was ‘Vertikal.’ Absence might have made fan’s hearts grow fonder, but this was no nostalgia trip: Cult Of Luna sounded more relevant than ever and the album appeared high in the end of year lists of both fans and press alike. Their live reputation was cemented with numerous sold out shows across Europe and standout performances at festivals such as Pukkelpop, Summer Breeze, Brutal Assault, Roadburn, Hellfest and Damnation.

"Both Hellfest and Damnation were also stages for God Seed to display that they’d lost nothing in the transition and growth of Gaahl and King after Gorgoroth. Hordes packed these stages and weren’t disappointed as the band displayed their art whilst stripping back their stage show to reveal something even more potent: the will to grow; the god within man; the god within nature; the will to reach one’s highest potential. These are values all embedded in the name of God Seed."

28/04/14 – BERLIN, c-­-club
29/04/14 – WARSAW, proxima
30/04/14 – KRAKOW, fabryka
01/05/14 – LEIPZIG, hellraiser
02/05/14 – PRAGUE, rock café
03/05/14 – LINZ, posthof
04/05/14 – MUNICH, backstage
05/05/14 – LUZERN, schuur
06/05/14 – STRASBOURG, la laiterie
07/05/14 – LUXEMBOURG, den atelier
08/05/14 – UTRECHT, Tivoli de helling
09/05/14 – PARIS, trabendo
10/05/14 – LONDON, Beyond the redshift @ The forum More...

Read more...  |  1 Comment - Discuss

God Seed Graspop Footage Available

Footage has been posted online, courtesy of YouTube user "pas de nom," of God Seed's entire set at Graspop 2013. Check out the performance video below.

You can also watch God Seed's music video for "Alt Liv" at this location. The track comes off the band's "I Begin" album (reviewed here).

1 Comment - Discuss

God Seed Performance Footage Available

Footage has been posted online, courtesy of YouTube user bisounours666, of God Seed performing the track "Aldrande Tre" online at France's Hellfest 2013. Check it out below.

The track comes off the "I Begin" album (reviewed here), and the track listing is:

1. Awake (4:43)
2. This From the Past (5:18)
3. Alt Liv (4:08)
4. From the Running of Blood (5:19)
5. Hinstu Dagar (4:55)
6. Aldrande Tre (4:45)
7. Lit (5:17)
8. The Wound (4:45)
9. Bloodline (3:44)

0 Comments - Discuss

Hammerslag Vinterblot 2013 Lineup Finalized

The final line-up and running order has been announced for this year's Hammerslag Vinterblot festival. The festival spans two day from February 8th and 9th and takes place in Tønsberg, Norway (Stoltenbergsgata 46, 3112 Tønsberg, Norway)

Here's the running order for Hammerslag Vinterblot 2013:

FRIDAY:
Imbalance 00.30
Endezzma 23.00
Tantara 22.00
Frail Grounds 21.00
Djevelkult 20.00

SATURDAY:
God Seed 00.30
Blood red throne 23.00
Storm/Isengard-tribute 22.00
Thyruz 21.00
Cobolt 60 20.00 More...

Read more...  |  0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed Live Footage Available

Fan-filmed footage has been posted online, courtesy of YouTube user "SpecialMetal," of God Seed performing live at Club Bingo in Kiev. The clip is available below.

God Seed features within its ranks Gaahl, King Ov Hell, Geir (Dimmu Borgir), Lost (Grimfist), Sir (Trelldom, Djerv), and Kenneth (Motorpsycho). The band recently released new album "I Begin" (reviewed here), and a music video for the track "Alt Liv" can be found at this location.

2 Comments - Discuss

God Seed Announces 2013 Festivals

God Seed has confirmed the band's first 2013 summer festival performances: the group will be appearing at next year's Hellfest (June 21-23) and Graspop (June 28-30) festivals.

God Seed’s first music video "Alt Liv," from the new album “I Begin" (reviewed here) was released last week and can be viewed at this location. The band is currently touring Europe with Cradle Of Filth. Upcoming dates are:

12/11 Czech Republic, Prague - Meet Factory
12/13 Slovakia, Bratislava - Majestic Music Club
12/14 Germany, Munich - Theaterfabrik
12/15 Austria, Wels - Schlachthof
12/16 Germany, Berlin - C-Club
12/19 UK, London - Forum

1 Comment - Discuss

God Seed Releases New Music Video

God Seed has teamed up with Metal Hammer to release a new music video for the track "Alt Liv," which comes off the band's new album "I Begin" (reviewed here). Watch the video at Metalhammer.co.uk here or through the player below.

God Seed features within its ranks Gaahl, King Ov Hell, Geir (Dimmu Borgir), Lost (Grimfist), Sir (Trelldom, Djerv), and Kenneth (Motorpsycho). The "I Begin" track listing is:

01. Awake
02. This From The Past
03. Alt Liv
04. From The Running Of Blood
05. Hinstu Dagar
06. Diversions 1 (Bonus Track Limited Edition)
07. Aldrande Tre
08. Lit
09. The Wound
10. Bloodline
11. Diversions 2 (Bonus Track Limited Edition) More...

Read more...  |  0 Comments - Discuss

Banger Films To Release Extended Gaahl Interview

Continuing in their efforts to fund the production of the "Lost Episode" of the Metal Evolution series, Banger Films is offering fans for the first time ever an extended cut of director Sam Dunn's interview with Norwegian black metal vocalist Gaahl, past member of Gorgoroth and currently with God Seed.

Gaahl's interview has been cited as one of the most compelling and entertaining interviews Sam Dunn has ever conducted. The video will be delivered digitally when the crowd funding campaign wraps up in mid-December.

In 2004 Sam, Scot, and the Banger Films crew traveled to Bergen, Norway to interview Gaahl for their groundbreaking documentary "Metal: A Headbanger's Journey." According to Dunn, "as the crew started to set up cameras, lights, etc... Gaahl insisted that everyone move to the wine cellar where the room is lit only by candlelight." What resulted is one of the most memorable interviews in the history of metal documentaries.

Banger Films has issued a call to arms to the global metal community to help make the "Lost Episode" of the Metal Evolution series by means of a crowd funding campaign on IndieGoGo. For just $5.00 fans can pre-order the episode which will be delivered to them via secure e-mail link once the production is finished. There are other campaign perks available as well, such as the opportunity to have renowned artist Vince Locke design an exclusive custom tattoo and have Banger Films cover the ink costs. For more information and to find out how you can help make this episode happen visit this location.

0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed Posts "Alt Liv" Teaser

As the release of God Seed’s first studio album, "I Begin," looms, the band has unleashed a teaser from a forthcoming music video for the track “Alt Liv.” Produced by Mats Willassen in the depths of the Norwegian wilderness, the video is set to encompass the ambiance and spirit of the track. Check it out below.

"I Begin" is slated for North American release on October 22nd, October 26th in Norway, and October 30th worldwide. God Seed features within its ranks Gaahl, King Ov Hell, Geir (Dimmu Borgir), Lost (Grimfist), Sir (Trelldom, Djerv), and Kenneth (Motorpsycho). The "I Begin" track listing is:

01. Awake
02. This From The Past
03. Alt Liv
04. From The Running Of Blood
05. Hinstu Dagar
06. Diversions 1 (Bonus Track Limited Edition)
07. Aldrande Tre
08. Lit
09. The Wound
10. Bloodline
11. Diversions 2 (Bonus Track Limited Edition) More...

Read more...  |  1 Comment - Discuss

God Seed Posts New Track Online

Today the music portal Pitchfork unveils the first single from "I Begin," the new full-length from Norwegian black metal legion God Seed. Entitled “This From The Past,” the second track from the record burns deep with unhinged viciousness and infernal majesty. Hear for yourself at this location.

"I Begin" is scheduled for North American release on October 22nd (October 26th in Norway and October 30th worldwide). For preorder info, point your browser here. A vinyl version will also be available through Back On Black.

Additionally, the band will march through Europe beginning November 7th on the Creatures From The Black Abyss Tour 2012 alongside Cradle Of Filth. See confirmed dates below. The "I Begin" track listing is:

01. Awake
02. This From The Past
03. Alt Liv
04. From The Running Of Blood
05. Hinstu Dagar
06. Diversions 1 (Bonus Track Limited Edition)
07. Aldrande Tre
08. Lit
09. The Wound
10. Bloodline
11. Diversions 2 (Bonus Track Limited Edition) More...

Read more...  |  0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed Reveals "I Begin" Details

Today Norwegian black metal combatants God Seed unveil the cover art and track listing of their new full-length, "I Begin," scheduled for North American release on October 23rd (October 30th worldwide). "I Begin" will be available in regular CD format as well as a limited embossed deluxe digipack with bonus tracks. A vinyl version will also be available through Back On Black.

01. Awake
02. This From The Past
03. Alt Liv
04. From The Running Of Blood
05. Hinstu Dagar
06. Diversions 1 (Bonus Track Limited Edition)
07. Aldrande Tre
08. Lit
09. The Wound
10. Bloodline
11. Diversions 2 (Bonus Track Limited Edition)

The following press release was also issued about the band; More...

Read more...  |  0 Comments - Discuss

Cradle Of Filth Comments On New Album

Cradle of Filth's Dani Filth has posted a new blog online discussing the band's upcoming new album "The Manticore and Other Horrors," which is due out on October 30th, 2012. You can read the full blog right here or catch this excerpt from Dani:

"Greetings fellow munchkins, At last I can verify that the witch is dead. The album is finished, and indeed finally titled; The Manticore and Other Horrors is officially signed, sealed and delivered to the Devil's doorstep with a note written in spidery ink apologising for the delay.

"Of which there was basically none come to think of it, as we worked like the damned to bring this album kicking and screaming into being over the last few months. With the fulfillment of the vocals at Springvale studios, we reconvened at Scott Atkin's Grindstone studios (newcomer Daniel Firth having just finished his bass off), to tackle a mix that had already been pre-waxed extensively into shape, and to finish what choir and female vocals were left to undertake, for what I call on this album, the evil faerie-dusting.

"Then it was three weeks deep (separated by a Hellgig weekend) locked away in the verdant Suffolk countryside gently coaxing our Frankenstein to life, assailed by some of the strangest weather an English July has ever seen, nibbling ever further and further into the mix as the heavens violated the earth. Goddamn that outside toilet!

"So here and now, with Bod as my witness, I can truly say that The Manticore and Other Horrors sounds fxxking awesome, a real noticeable twist in tone but all the better for it. It's ornate, taut, punk and aggressive but very much the neo-classical whore of yore, spitting raw bloody fury through the maw of the majestic. But I would say that, I've had a firm hand in it's oily whelping! More...

Read more...  |  0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed Announces New Album Release

God Seed, the band featuring ex-Gorgoroth members Gaahl and King, has checked in with the following announcement about releasing a new album:

"The moment we have all been waiting for: God Seed release the new album 'I Begin' October 30th in Europe and October 23rd in North America!

"From the autumn of 2009 till May 2011 God Seed has been writing, arranging and composing new material which will now be released on their new album 'I Begin.'

"The will to grow. The god within man. The god within nature, and the will to reach one's highest potential."

Further details on the album will be announced as they are made available.

0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed To Reveal New Music At Inferno Conference

In a two hour lecture at the Inferno Music Conference during the Inferno Metal Festival, King and Geir Bratland of God Seed will reveal how they have worked out a new path for their genre of black metal. They will give details and insight into the working process and the philosophy behind the upcoming God Seed album.

The attendees will be the first to be able to hear material from the upcoming album and a discussion of the thoughts behind the compositions. King comments:

"I'm really looking forward to presenting the new music I've been working on for the last two years. We have put a lot of work into creating something very unique. We will give some previews from the God Seed album, but more importantly, we will give a detailed presentation on how we have made the songs. Geir will demonstrate how he has created the noise and key arrangements on the recordings."

Besides founding members Gaahl and King, the new God Seed lineup is as follows:

Sir (Trelldom, Djerv) - Guitar
Kenneth Kapstad (Motorpschyco) - Drums
Geir Bratland (Dimmu Borgir) - Keys & Noise
Lust Kilman (The Batallion, Grimfist) - Guitar

1 Comment - Discuss

God Seed Reveals New Lineup

The thaw has arrived for God Seed. No longer frozen, Gaahl and King have regrouped with a new line-up. Joining ranks with Gaahl and King are:

Sir (Trelldom, Djerv) - Guitar
Kenneth Kapstad (Motorpschyco) - Drums
Geir Bratland (Dimmu Borgir) - Keys & Noise
Lust Kilman (The Batallion, Grimfist) - Guitar

A new album via Indie Recordings is in the works. All music is already written and recorded at various locations in Norway, and Gaahl is currently working on lyrics and vocal arrangements. No release date has yet been set. King comments:

"All members of God Seed has been carefully picked for their musical skills and devoted personalities. We aim to release an album which will sound different than what we have done in the past. The new members have been very important for creating a sound that hopefully will come across as unique and defining the new God Seed sound. From this moment God Seed should not be viewed as a duo anymore, but as a band with 6 members."

0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed Issues New Album Update

Gaahl and King have released the following update about God Seed working on a new full-length album:

"God Seed have been working on their first studio album for several months at various locations in Norway. Ten songs have been recorded which will show the band from a different side, but well-rooted in what Gaahl and King are known for in the past."

King also added, "We are in the middle of recording of the first God Seed album. It will contain music we have worked on for the last couple of years. This release will mark a new beginning for the band.

"We have handpicked new members who have done a superb job on the record. We are still in the process of recording, but will shortly come back with more info."

Further details on the upcoming release from God Seed will be announced as they are made available.

2 Comments - Discuss

Former Gorgoroth Frontman To Appear In Action Film

The former lead vocalist of Gorgoroth and God Seed, Kristian Espedal, perhaps known better by his alias, "Gaahl," has been confirmed to appear in a new Norwegian action film entitled, "Flukt," (which means, "Escape" in English.)

Gaahl will portray the character Grim in the film, which is being directed by Roar Uthaug and is expected to be released in Norway in October 2012. The movie stars famed Norwegian actress Ingrid Bolsø Berdal in the role of Dagmar, the leader of a group of outlaws living in the Norwegian mountains in the 1300s.

More information on "Flukt" will be revealed as soon as it becomes available.

0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed Postpones "Live At Wacken" Release

Indie Recordings has issued the following announcement about postponing God Seed's "Live at Wacken" release:

"Indie Recordings has to postpone the release of God Seed's 'Live at Wacken' until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience this might cause and we will hopefully soon come with updates concerning the planned release.

"The CD will include footage of the group's infamous live show from the 2008 edition of the Wacken Open Air festival in Wacken, Germany where they headlined the main stage in front of 75,000 screaming fans. The show was a reconstruction of the controversial Black Mass show from Krakow in 2004. ?The concert featured sheep heads on stakes, 'crucified' nude models, satanic symbols, and gallons of liters of sheep's blood. The members of God Seed came under fire for violating Polish blasphemy laws as well as Polish animal-rights laws, resulting in a police investigation with allegations of religious offense and cruelty to animals. The band went free of all charges and at Wacken 2008 they recreated this now-legendary show in all its glory. This spectacular show will be made available as a live CD, including the film of the entire show on DVD. The album will only available in a deluxe digipack edition. 'Live At Wacken' features session players Nick Barker (drums), Teloch (guitar) and Ice Dale (guitar) alongside King and Gaahl."

The track listing is as follows:

1. Procreating Satan
2. Forces of Satan storms
3. Teethgrinding
4. Carving a giant
5. A sign of an open eye
6. Wound upon wound
7. GodSeed
8. Of ice and movement
9. Prosperity and beauty

Commented God Seed member King: "God Seed represents a more spiritual side to us than what we have presented in the past. God Seed represents the will to grow; the will to be the super man, so to speak. It represents the god within man, and the god within nature. I never believed in a Christian force named Satan. I believe in the god within man."

0 Comments - Discuss

God Seed To Release "Live At Wacken" CD/DVD

God Seed has announced the release of an upcoming "Live at Wacken" CD/DVD set on October 25th, 2011. Prosthetic Records commented on the release:

"The memorable performance by Gaahl and King at 2008's Wacken Open Air festival captusred in full! The performance was a reconstruction of Gorgoroth's controversial 2004 Black Mass show in Poland, which featured sheep heads on stakes, 'crucified' nude models, satanic symbols, and eighty liters of sheep's blood. The band came under fire for violating Polish anti-blasphemy laws as well as Polish animal rights laws, resulting in a police investigation with allegations of religious offense and cruelty to animals. The band was exonerated of all charges, and at Wacken 2008, they recreated this now legendary show in all its glory. This deluxe CD/DVD digipak includes liner notes from the band about the process of recreating this special show."

0 Comments - Discuss

Cradle Of Filth Singer Forms New Band

A new band has been formed which features members from some of the biggest names in metal. The new group, named Temple Of The Black Moon, is fronted by Cradle Of Filth singer Dani Filth and also includes in it's ranks Anthrax/The Damned Things guitarist Rob Caggiano, bass player King Ov Hell (Ov Hell/Sahg/former Gorogoroth) and drummer John Tempesta, who has worked with a variety of bands including White/Rob Zombie, Exodus, Testament and The Cult, of whom is he is still a member. The band describe their sound as "a cauldron bubbling over with the unsavory flavors of Tool and Celtic Frost, and seasoned with the likes of Immortal and At The Gates."

Speaking about the name, Dani Filth commented: "We had an innumerable amount of names that never seemed likely to stick, that was until we put our proverbial heads together and narrowed it down to just three or four, and then tossed for it (proverbially of course) using a silver Norwegian crown (we couldn't find any proper money). The name Temple Of The Black Moon represents the rigorous worship of desire, (the black moon astrologically has always held association with the dark Goddess Lilith) and of course the ramifications of the lunar eclipse, always a herald for death and ill-omen."

The band has recorded almost an album's worth of material and is planning to record the songs in Bergen, Norway for a full-length album, which is expected to be released in the summer of next year.

Song titles thus far include "Infernal Desire Machine," "Don't Call Up What You Can't Put Down," "Dark Eyes For Trouble," "Beautifully Perverse," and "C.N.T (All That's Missing Is You)."

9 Comments - Discuss

Displaying records 1 - 20 of 28 1 2 Last