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Varg Vikernes Gives Update On New Burzum Record

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Varg Vikernes, the man behind one man band Burzum and perhaps the most notorious man in black metal history, has revealed that he has completed nine new songs for the next Burzum album. "I want to take my time, and make it the way I want it" he states. "It will be metal, and the fans can expect genuine Burzum." Several record labels are already interested in releasing the new album with an expected release of the first quarter of next year.

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1. Zukros writes:

Awesome. I'll be interested to see what he comes up with, even though I've never really loved true black metal.

\m/

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 12:06 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. supastan writes:

ill probably like it if the sound quality is good im not black metal purist who thinks it has to sound shiitty to be good. Zukros, try listening to remasterd black metal such as the emperor and mayhem that was remastered, it might change your mind.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 12:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Zukros writes:

#2, I'll give it a go. I've always found the bad quality to add to the atmosphere of black metal, but perhaps I'm just taking the music a bit too seriously.

NP: Darkthrone - Transilvanian Hunger

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 12:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. supastan writes:

i hear alot of that but for me its crap... i play guitar and i like to learn as well as listen so i pretty much couldnt stand old school stuff till it was remasterd...its kinda like giving you a really good piece of cake with a big ole poo ball on it. i never understood how sh** quality meant good music but yea check it out. i cant wait for the new immortal thats going to be amazing....and the new megadeth...and the new job for a cowboy... wow there is alot of great stuff comin out i just realized.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 12:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Anubiz writes:

Awesome, I can't wait to hear what they sound like

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 3:24 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Cynic writes:

Wow that was quick, hell yes can't wait.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 5:20 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Diamond Oz writes:

I hope he covers Cypress Hill's "How I Could Just Kill A Man"

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 5:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. supastan writes:

good one oz... your little one liners alwys make my day

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 6:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. bbristowe writes:

[I hope he covers Cypress Hill's "How I Could Just Kill A Man"]

ROFL

This is cool. I'd be interested to see if his sound has developed over his years in cell. His lyrics will probably be......even MOARRR powerful.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 6:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. cash writes:

Cant this man just leave the music and just lead a normal life, thats all the family of the murdered man need to see is him parading around singing black metal songs lol.
Have some feelings varg for that poor family you murder.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 8:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. InfernoNecrosis writes:

What the hell does him making music have to do with having feelings for the family?

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 8:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Jenny writes:

Post 10: Yeah, he did a terrible thing, but he has every right to stay in the Music, and for the Music to stay in him. People are people and Music is Music.

“There are more bad musicians than there is bad music.” - Isaac Stern

“Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them.” -Louis Armstrong


As for quality, I like it when Black Metal has low quality (I also like it when Thrash has low quality too). It just creates a mood/atmosphere that you can't get with the clean stuff, no matter what the genre. To me, when something has bad quality, it gives off an enjoyable, filthy sort of feeling. I thought this year couldn't get any better, and now this happens; I will be waiting for THIS one in anxiousness.

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 9:05 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. stuff writes:

jenny has a good opinion but i for thrash i kinda prefur higher quality altho that doesnt stop me from enjoying kreators older stuff

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 9:37 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. marduk writes:

yeah can't wait for this one. Interesting no haters on this forum (yet?). There were plenty over at blabbermouth when this was first put up

# Jul 7, 2009 @ 9:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. darkA.T.M writes:

ya know its weird i read somewhere that long ago( back in his jail cell days) he had all but given up heavy metal and said he wanted nothign to do with it anymore. Hope he sticks with the music this time and not other evil things

# Jul 8, 2009 @ 12:24 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. stylegurrl writes:

Maybe the family of the man he killed can sue for any profits he earns from the new album. His victim can no longer make music.

# Jul 8, 2009 @ 1:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. americanpatriot1 writes:

Jenny, I have to disagree sweetheart. Imagine Machine Head-The Blackening with low quality sound. Emperor- Anthems To The Welkin At Dusk has some great music buried 8 miles beneath the surface, but it's so hard to hear because of the quality of the sound. I for one like for there to be a nice harmonious blance where every instrument is clearly audible. That way you can hear all the little nuances in the music.

# Jul 8, 2009 @ 8:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. supastan writes:

yea thats the perfect explanation patriot...... hearing and seeing emperor live or on dvd is miles beyond cd quality they put out.

# Jul 8, 2009 @ 12:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Jenny writes:

americanpatriot1: I don't like everything to sound like it has bad quality, just certain bands from certain genres. Plus, there's a bit of a range of 'bad quality' sound; some sound good to me, others not so much. I like clean stuff too.

# Jul 8, 2009 @ 2:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. SHREDDER13 writes:

Nothing beats the raw sound of old Hellhammer demo's...

# Jul 8, 2009 @ 3:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. That_One_Guy writes:

Damn, that didn't take long at all, I'm already excited as hell for this one too.

As for the sound quality debate, it really doesn't matter to me, but sometimes when the quality is too low, everything just kind of runs together..

# Jul 9, 2009 @ 12:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Crucify_The_Whore writes:

Hey mother fvckers, long time no read. Whats everyone using as a chat thread now then?

\m/ Dark Funeral - Shadows over Transylvania \m/

# Jul 9, 2009 @ 2:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Terminator writes:

The new forum dude!

# Jul 9, 2009 @ 2:44 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Terminator writes:

On topic. I look forward to new Burzum.

# Jul 9, 2009 @ 2:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Crucify_The_Whore writes:

Holy sh1t, no fvcking way!

# Jul 9, 2009 @ 3:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Perttu writes:

hmm millo se tulee Burzum uus albumi menee kauppoihi

# Jul 31, 2009 @ 5:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. metalheaddrummer101 writes:

BURZUM!!!!!!! and he's playing metal again...fvck yes

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