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Dimmu Borgir Enlist Hellhammer As A Session Drummer For Next Album

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Despite last week's denial by Nuclear Blast that Mayhem's drummer will not be featured on Dimmu Borgir's next album, Silenoz has confirmed that Hellhammer's talents will actually be incorporated in their next release. Here's his statement on the band's forum:

"To get this rumor bullshit out of the way, we confirm that mercenary Hellhammer will be doing the drums for us as a session member on the next album. And that's that."

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1. Andrew writes:

This should be very very interesting!

# Apr 3, 2005 @ 8:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. Symbolic writes:

What the hell happened to Nick??? anyone care to explain?

# Apr 3, 2005 @ 10:39 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. metal is the answer writes:

viking metal=crap, thrash metal=not crap

# Apr 4, 2005 @ 12:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Emperor4Ever writes:

He was "unceremoniously removed from the band" over a year ago. Never knew the full extent, just rumors, like the distance between Nick's home in England and Dimmu in Norway. Don't know if thats true though.

# Apr 4, 2005 @ 7:26 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. cantspeak writes:

Well does Hellhammer live in Norway? I know he's been in a ton of Norwegian bands, but I don't think he's Norwegian. Either way I think it's awesome that he's finally getting around to playing drums for Dimmu Borgir. I mean, what Black Metal bands has Hellhammer not played for?

# Apr 4, 2005 @ 9:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. nacho257666 writes:

his been around more than a Belgium whore after the americans cleared them ,weeks after d-day

# Apr 4, 2005 @ 11:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Grim writes:

Hellhammer is completely norwegian...

# Apr 4, 2005 @ 1:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. runk the tunk writes:

this is great news!!!! The drum work on the next album will be the best yet. What black metal band isn't Hellhammer in? His resume is insane.

# Apr 4, 2005 @ 2:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. god writes:

"metal is the answer"=crap
viking metal=not crap
hellhammer=not crap

# Apr 5, 2005 @ 4:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. DominionofSatyr writes:

Some listener's feeble minds can't handle "viking" metal. Black metal is only for the true fans of metal.

# Apr 5, 2005 @ 4:36 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. metal is the answer writes:

yup, thats right, im far too incompetent to listen to viking metal, i think i'll just listen to the musicians who inspired them

# Apr 5, 2005 @ 5:46 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Nslaved@birth writes:

Hellhammer is just going back to what his roots are. NATIONAL SOCIALIST BLACK METAL. Dimmu f***in rocks, and hellhammer would make a great fill in. Black metal will always find a way to exist. viking metal...pfff. FU<;K THAT. Real viking metal is Amon amarth. NOT DIMMU. They are new black metal, and that is motherfu<;kin that

# Apr 6, 2005 @ 3:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. MaggotArmy666 writes:

ewww all black metal sucks those fags shud stop dressin up in f***in bullsh** costumes n listen to real metal like slipknot and mudvayne

# Apr 13, 2005 @ 4:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. brokenwings13 writes:

SHUT UP! THE CUBS BLOG ARMY OWNS YOU!!

# Apr 13, 2005 @ 4:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. HOW DARE YOU writes:

Bunch of fags ...
thats what you are all !!
Hellhammer isn't NS !!
and Dimmu is f***ing crap !

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 12:28 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. HOW DARE YOU writes:

And i almost forgot......
Slipknot and Mudvayne are two of the gayest band on earth !
they do not perform metal...they play pop-rock like stupid kid

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 12:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. DominionofSatyr writes:

This message is for fa**otArmy666: You have just shown us all how blind you really are. In case you were not aware the bands you claim are "real metal" dress up like f***ing clowns and are as close to a boyband as you can get without being Backstreet. Do the world a favor and kill yourself before you do something stupid like shooting a metal legend, you Nathan Gale wannabe fa**ot.

As for you HOW DARE YOU, do you play drums? Can you even play a musical instrument? Have you ever heard anything that Hellhammer has played on? Do you think you are a better drummer than him? I know I probably won't get a response from either of you trenders so I will just take satisfaction in that.

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 1:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. DominionofSatyr writes:

...and by the way, black metal is dead...long live black metal. If Hellhammer wants to play for Dimmu Borgir, I think his opinion on whether they are "f***ing crap" is a maybe a little more qualified than your own opinion...so f*** off. If anyone in here claims that Dimmu is "viking metal " again I am gonna go beserk.

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 1:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Andrew writes:

DominionofSatyr......Great f***ing name!, im looking forward to hearing this,

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 3:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. HOW DARE YOU writes:

WHAT THE f***...yes i can play drum...no , im not better than Hellhammer..i never said i was , your missunderstanding just prove that your an imbecile that take conclusion of things that poeple says without knowing anything of it . I said that he wasn't NATIONNAL SOCIALIST ! My response is clear...your an a$$hole like all others on this sh**ty forum.
AND DIMMU IS FAG MUSIC FOR GOTHIC !!
Don't give a damn if he plays for them , he has played for a lot of band that a dont appreciate .
My respect for him stop at what he did for mayhem before the king got killed

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 5:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. DominionofSatyr writes:

Wow! You can play the drum. Do you mean the drums? Or can you just play A drum.
Which bands has he played for that (a) don't appreciate? Do you mean bands that you don't appreciate? If you are going to argue in English please learn how to speak the language first, but mostly just keep listening to metal.

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 5:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Comrade_Potato writes:

let me guess MaggotArmy666 you

a) are a 13 year old american boy
b) couldn't name 2 maiden or preist songs
c) you consider Slipknot to be "extreme" metal
d) probably have never heard a single song by borgir or mercenary ...
e) dress like a ghetto-fag

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 5:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. DominionofSatyr writes:

Hahaha, awesome. It's nice to get a little help and bash these numetal fags once in awhile, especially when the talk sh** in a story about Hellhammer. I think fa**otArmy666 should ask his man behind the kit, Joey Jordison what he thinks of Hellhammer. I guarantee Jordison has major respect for Hellhammer. I saw Jordison fill in for Frost and he did a more than adequate job last winter, while this fa**ot was probably sitting at home listening to Volume 3 and wondering who Satyricon are, Jordison was out destroying with them. I also think that you are 100% correct in your guesses Comrade!

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 6:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. DEADMETAL writes:

its funny that maggot666 said that those "fag black metal bands" should stop dressing up in costumes ...... um ..... have you seen slipknot you dumbfukk? or mudvayne for their first 5 years? THEY WORE COSTUMES! just shut the fukk up maggott666 you obviously have ABSOLUTELY NO IDEA what the hell you are talking about!

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 6:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. metal is the answer writes:

yeah, and gwar wears costumes and they own. costumes doesnt signify how good a musician is

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 6:21 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. druid writes:

no, just how much they appeal to numerous geeks who talk about this sh**

# Apr 14, 2005 @ 10:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Nemesis3251 writes:

fa**otARMY 666, You're an idiot. Slipknot doesn't give a sh** about you or any of their fans. What they care about is their money. That's why their albums got softer and softer. You're living in a fantacy world if you're still thinking they're hardcore and the music they play is for people like you. They went on TRL and just looked liked idiots trying to make that big preppy money. And now they're singing "pulse of the fa**ots" for Carson Daily. And You're an idiot for comin onto otherbands message boards and dissing the band. Comrade was right, you do act like you're thirteen. And if you're not, i'd really take a long look at yourself, and the crap you're listening to.

Dimmu is the sht!!!!!!!

# Apr 19, 2005 @ 9:39 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. FON writes:

Nice discussion...yes the kid(fa**otarmy666) is probably thireteen...and he defnitly got the wrong idea about great music...but I think that if you continiue to tell him how dumb he really is...there is a chance he might kill himself when he realizes your right......ah...what tha f***...let him hear it...he will probably kill himself anyway.... have a nice day everybody....

# Apr 25, 2005 @ 9:10 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. justice361 writes:

hahahahaha
i cant wait to hear the new album coming out. hellhammer is one of the best drummers i have heard. i love how fa**otarmy666 completely made an idiot of him self. that just makes me laugh. once again cant wait to hear this new dimmu album there last one was f***ing awsome.

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 9:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. justice361 writes:

i think nick got homesick thats why he left... then agian its black metal so there always changing lineups

# Apr 26, 2005 @ 5:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Alucard writes:

I think Hellhammer is one of the fastest drummer in the world, and he's very technical, because first, he is a jazz drummer! I saw his story...

# Apr 27, 2005 @ 3:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Alucard writes:

And i think he's the best metal drummer, no one is fast like him, trust in me... HAIL TO THE BLACK METAL KING EURONYMOUS!!!

# Apr 27, 2005 @ 3:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. justice361 writes:

plus he can blast beat for ever...

# Apr 27, 2005 @ 9:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Spellbound writes:

yes my screen name came from a Borgir song Spellbound By The Devil and personally I think these a**holes that know nothing about black metal better keep hanging onto their balls and whining and wishing they new what real talent was...it has nothing to do with the clothes or makeup and if thats all a bands known for thats fckn stupid...listen to borgirs stuff and you'll never go back to the wanna be a metal star BS...oh and btw the music itself comes from ancestral norwegian viking eras so take yer gothic sh*t and stick it! AND just for the record I think Shagrath is fckn HOT hehe (yes I'm female just to clarify lol)

# Apr 27, 2005 @ 10:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. justice361 writes:

thats a good album and song.

# Apr 29, 2005 @ 6:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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