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Dimmu Borgir, Behemoth and Keep Of Kalessin To Tour North America

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In support of their Billboard Top 200-charting album, "In Sorte Diaboli," Norway’s renowned melodic black metal band, DIMMU BORGIR, will be returning to North America as part of “The Invaluable Darkness Tour Part 2 – Legions Of The Chosen Few,” headlining run with Poland’s Behemoth and fellow countrymen, Keep Of Kalessin. The 24-show trek will launch on April 2nd in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and will end on May 4th in Chicago. Drummer Tony Laureano will continue to handle drum duties, as the 2007 injury suffered by Hellhammer still has him sidelined.

On Friday, January 18th, DIMMU guitarist & founding member Silenoz will be answering fan-submitted questions on Dagobladet.com at 12 noon CET (6 a.m. Eastern). Questions can be submitted here (webpage is in Norwegian).

Videos for "The Serpentine Offering" and "The Sacreligious Scorn" can be viewed on YouTube.

Here are the confirmed DIMMU BORGIR North American tour dates with Behemoth and Keep Of Kalessin:

04/02/08 Sound Academy - Toronto, ON - CANADA
04/03/08 Metropolis - Montreal, QC - CANADA
04/04/08 The Trocadero - Philadelphia, PA
04/07/08 The Myth - Minneapolis, MN
04/09/08 Edmonton Events Center - Edmonton, AB - CANADA
04/10/08 Macewan Ballroom - Calgary, AB - CANADA
04/11/08 The Big Easy - Spokane, WA
04/12/08 Roseland Theatre - Portland, OR
04/14/08 The Warfield - San Francisco, CA
04/16/08 The Grove - Anaheim, CA
04/17/08 Rialto Theatre - Tucson, AZ
04/18/08 Sunshine Theatre - Albuquerque, NM
04/19/08 Ogden Theater - Denver, CO
04/21/08 Stubbs BBQ - Austin, TX
04/22/08 Cain's Ballroom - Tulsa, OK
04/25/08 Starland Ballroom - Sayreville, NJ
04/26/08 The Palladium (New England Metal Fest) - Worcester, MA
04/27/08 930 Club - Washington, DC
04/28/08 The Norva - Norfolk, VA
04/30/08 Culture Room - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
05/01/08 Jannus Landing - St. Petersburg, FL
05/02/08 The Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
05/03/08 Bogarts - Cincinnati, OH
05/04/08 House of Blues - Chicago, IL

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1. MetalFan420 writes:

Very nice, glad to see they are returning to Edmonton. Hellhammer will be missed though

# Jan 17, 2008 @ 10:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. GENECIDE666 writes:

WHY THE f*** CANT THEY EVER COME TO WI
HAVE TO GO TO CHICAGO SHOW HOPEFULLY

# Jan 17, 2008 @ 10:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Kalis_wrath writes:

I will go to the Portland show and even have a place to crash after the show. This will be fun!

# Jan 17, 2008 @ 10:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Dark_Funeral writes:

i just creamed my pants

NP: behemoth- the reign of shemsu hor

# Jan 17, 2008 @ 10:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. robw writes:

why are they headlining metalfest again?

# Jan 17, 2008 @ 10:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Kalis_wrath writes:

Hahaha! Dark_Funeral, you may want to take care of that wet problem soon. Dry c** is no fun to wash up.

# Jan 17, 2008 @ 11:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. fearthedje writes:

Bands just never seem to want to play CT. Bullsh**.

# Jan 17, 2008 @ 11:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. RememberMetal? writes:

May try to get to that May 3 show. Hope they're not too burned out from touring by then.

Now Playing: Sleep Research Facility - "C Deck"

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 12:00 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. SexBloodandMetal writes:

SWEET! They're going to DC!

I better have money...

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 6:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. Dark_Funeral writes:

im not going to see machine head or chimaira. why? because id be going to see only 2 or 3 of the bands that play shows and im tired of wasting my money. this is a GOOD show, and well worth my money.

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 6:53 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. dee dee writes:

<;333333333333333333333 soo f***ing going.

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 11:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. BeyondSanityXIII writes:

yesss but i've heard the admissions maybe either 18 or older or 21 i dont know i can't find it. i wanna go to the cincinnati one so idk if any of u guys know that would be great! thanks

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 7:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Kalis_wrath writes:

BeyondSanity I would call up the venue or Ticketmaster for that info. They will be able to tell you.

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 10:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Dimmeth writes:

Anyone know when Tickets for Toronto will go on sale? If so, Email me please...rebdomine_666@msn.com

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 11:31 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Kalis_wrath writes:

Again, Ticketmaster or the venue will have all the info you need.

# Jan 18, 2008 @ 11:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. BeyondSanityXIII writes:

Thanks Kalis_wrath

# Jan 20, 2008 @ 1:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Bastard_Of_Bodom writes:

Yes first show in Toronto

# Jan 20, 2008 @ 1:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Kalis_wrath writes:

No problem BeyondSanity. Have fun if you can go. :)

# Jan 20, 2008 @ 3:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Corey L. Jackson writes:

What the hell! I can't believe there's only 1 Texas date and it's down in Austin. Last year Dimmu Borgir packed the House of Blues here in Dallas so why aren't they coming this time especially with Behemoth and Keep of Kallesin in tow. Now I'm going have to greyhound tto Austin and back. GODDAMNIT!

# Jan 22, 2008 @ 11:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. Public Execution writes:

With Keep of Kallesin opening, this going to be a great show. I may have to drive down to Tulsa to see this show.

# Jan 22, 2008 @ 4:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. Dark_Funeral writes:

Keep of Kallesin? ill check them out

# Jan 22, 2008 @ 4:52 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Kalis_wrath writes:

It seems alot of us have to drive a hour or more to see this show. I have to go from Renton to Portland for this and that is a two and a half hour drive. I am sure it will be worth it, but wonder why they are not playing Seattle? They would have the Key Arena and sell it out.

# Jan 22, 2008 @ 5:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. BeyondSanityXIII writes:

haha yeah i have to drive 2 n' half hours out too. i had to do it b4 to see behemoth and job for a cowboy. yes it'll be totally worth it, but this time im staying the tonight cuz my dumb a$$ thought i could make the drive back at almost 3 in the morning....not the greatest drive home.

# Jan 24, 2008 @ 4:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. MonkeySponge writes:

Why the f*** are these guys skipping Vancouver again!, I would kill too see Behemoth live!!!!!

# Jan 28, 2008 @ 8:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. I_Wanna_Play_GOD!! writes:

Montreal....damn Im pumped for this....too bad thats as close as they'll come to Nova Scotia....but to see Behemoth and Dimmu its f***ing worth the drive!!!

# Feb 3, 2008 @ 7:18 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. fuck A Name writes:

already a fan of Behemoth big time, but, as some may have noticed from another thread, am very naive about Borgir. could someone please name sum tracks by them that i might like? I was planning on goimg to the culture room to sees them both for weeks now.

Now playing: Car Bomb- 'M6"

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 4:45 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Saint Blasphemy writes:

post 26: check out Mourning Palace, Master of Disharmony, The Insight and the Catharsis(pretty much anything on Spiritual Black Dimension), Stormblast, or Relinquishment of Spirit and Flesh. Any of these would be a good place to start.

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 8:09 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Kalis_wrath writes:

F.A.N also check out dimmu-borgir.com and darklyrics.com for more on Dimmu. Chances are if you love Behemoth you will love Dimmu.

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 1:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. FocusShift writes:

In my personal belief, Enthrone Darkness Triumphant is the greatest masterpiece of melodic black metal, so check that one out from Dimmu.

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 3:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Kalis_wrath writes:

Much agreed Foucus! Definately one of Dimmus greatest! Glad to see Dimmu fans on here!

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 3:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. FocusShift writes:

I'm quite glad they added Pittsburgh to the tour.
I get to see them in an old church.
How fitting is that?

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 4:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. cruor writes:

"In my personal belief, Enthrone Darkness Triumphant is the greatest masterpiece of melodic black metal"

The only Dimmu album that I still listen to.

I don't understand, in my brain I know they are a hell of a lot better but I listen to COF's Cruelty and the Beast, Midian, and Dusk...And Her Embrace more than EDT

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 8:22 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Dark_Funeral writes:

Spiritual Black Dimensions sounds like a blend of EDT and PEM, both good albums because nick barker is incredible with his work in Dimmu

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 8:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. zarathustra writes:

I sure hope there is a way they could fix Hellhammer. I am patiently waiting for the 930 Club in DC show :). I am now finding out what day it is on :).

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 9:23 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Kalis_wrath writes:

Dimmu speak is funny FAT, SB1, SB2, DP, EDT, GSG, SBD, PEM, AIT, WM, DCA, ISD... Now type all those out regular and you end up with an entire paragraph! ALL bloody good albums in my opinion!

# Feb 4, 2008 @ 10:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. AlexThreeSix writes:

GET YOUR ASSES BACK TO WINNIPEG DIMMU!!!!!
BEHEMOTH YOU GUYS BETTER COME.

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