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Former Gorgoroth Vocalist Gaahl Retires From Music, God Seed Put On Hold

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Gaahl, former vocalist with Gorgoroth and most recently with God Seed, has decided to retire from the music scene. God Seed bass player King Ov Hell has stated that he is "freezing" the band at the moment as a result of Gaahl's decision. The future of the bands debut album remains uncertain at this point. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available.

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Blindgreed1's avatar

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1. Blindgreed1 writes:

That came right out of left field.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 10:32 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. SHREDDER13 writes:

Nah...I don't believe this. Maybe he's just having rapid thoughts and he's not too sure.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 11:40 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. RTB writes:

Its more of a LOA rather than a retirement right?...thats what it sounds like
Well, maybe he ll find jesus and will come back to spread the word of our holy father

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 11:44 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. Fuck_A_Name writes:

If gaahl actually found jesus, I think there might be a sexual harrasment lawsuit in order. Jesus is a sexy man, and virgin or not, Gaahl would pounce on that in a minute.

Now playing: Sabbath- Paranoid

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 12:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. hater_guy writes:

well you know how it goes, just like anyone who retires usually comes out of retirement so..... Then again, who knows. i was looking forward to the future of God Seed after that whole thing went down with Infernus. But hey, maybe he wants to spend more time with his boyfriend. or something.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 12:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. Zontar The Munificent writes:

Gaahl is Ghey.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 12:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Cynic writes:

He's quitting to prepare for the 2012 US Presiden... oh no wait I'm getting mixed up with something else. Still, did not see this one coming.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 12:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. That_One_Guy writes:

Whaaaaaaaaaa.....?!?!

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 1:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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I think he is going to have his own daytime talk show next to Rachel Ray, Regis & Kelly, The View, etc...

Possible titles include "Good Mornings With Gaahl", "Black Metal, Black Coffee"

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 1:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. dimmunile writes:

Other possible daytime talk show names...

Sundays with Satan

Devil Talk

6:66AM

Wake up with Gaahl

f*** you jesus its monday

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 3:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. stuff writes:

I dont think i want to wake up with gaahl lol but i like the f*** you jesus its monday one

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 3:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. Listen2_Autumns_Eyes writes:

He could have King Ov Hell as his daytime TV sidekick. The guy who just kind of sits behind the scenes and randomly the camera will cut to him sipping a Starbucks latte and giggling.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 3:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Cynic writes:

Oh come on, it would definitely be called ".........Satan".

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 3:55 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. xFiruath writes:

Nicely played Cynic.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 5:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. Jon writes:

Good. REAL black metal sucks balls. Gimme Cradle or Dimmu anyday over this garbage

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 5:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Blindgreed1 writes:

Cradle over Gorgoroth?

I will second xFiruath's comment.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 6:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. Jenny writes:

This is weird, that's all I can say. I mean, I'm with post 8.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 7:02 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. b.bristowe writes:

He had a gay urge to spend the rest of his life a$$ f***ing his boyfriend. This is probably bogus though. At least it wouldn't make much sense, after such a long trial.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 8:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. wilco writes:

this sucks but have to agree with post 18

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 8:56 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. psythe writes:

Heh - good way to make sure your band's album becomes one of those 'cult classics' because it's so rare only ten people have the physical copy... I guess.

Or, you know, maybe it's legit.

# Aug 21, 2009 @ 9:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. RTB writes:

^15 LOL
^ FAN LMAO....your a sic man

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 1:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. GORECUNT writes:

Ironically enough, this is in fact the gayest thing Gaahl has done.

Also, with all the good working titles posted here for a daytime show with Gaahl, I'd actually become a morning person to see said show.

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 1:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. Kalis_wrath writes:

>;:( Not cool! ............................................................................ Satan...................................................... Make.................................................... It.......................................................... Not................................................................................................................. So!

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 2:25 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. Terminator writes:

I'm calling 'Bret Favre' on this retirement.

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 2:38 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. Morgan_55 writes:

I think he's pursuing a career in fashion designing.

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 5:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Rysis writes:

Great day :D

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 8:02 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. Analguest writes:

he is going to star in the new Sasha Baron Cohen moovie "Gaahlgoes to usa and spreads butt love among the mormons"

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 11:18 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. tallica_fan writes:

I'm sorry to half steal a joke that was already pretty much made but does this mean that he now has...............

.........freedom.

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 11:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. That_One_Guy writes:

Those possible show titles made me lol.

And I have to agree with Terminator on this one, "Brett Favre" all the way. He'll be back, I'm sure of it.

Now playing: Behemoth - "Ov Fire and the Void"

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 11:49 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. killcomplete writes:

f*** this fa**ot...go suck a fashion designers c*** homo

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 12:54 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Kalis_wrath writes:

WOW! Killcomplete, you sound about as intellegent as jackass, and just as much with your personality. I hope Gaahl rapes you in the a$$ wearing full blown gauntlets!

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 1:17 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. Pacer writes:

Why Gaahl Why?

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 1:53 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. Peeengu writes:

Ghaal is the britney spears of metal. Constantly making headlines, constantly ruining his public image. If it this is true, then I don't really care, Pest is a way better black metal vocalist anyway imo.

Hailz to teh realz Gorgoroth.

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 2:27 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. b12 writes:

i hate this band and this guy so i dont care....i hope i didnt offend the black metal circus

steelers '10

# Aug 22, 2009 @ 2:35 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Nihilist writes:

I am glad to see Pest back to Gorgoroth. For me Ghaal could turn into Christianity and start to sing POP I wouldn't care.

# Aug 23, 2009 @ 3:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. panteralover23 writes:

Gaahl is such a prima donna! He'll back, no doubt! He's just trying to psych everyone out, and then you watch, he'll be back out with some new album in like anywhere from 6 months to two years from now.

# Aug 23, 2009 @ 4:51 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Kalis_wrath writes:

Um... Diamond. Where did you get this intel from? I am not finding anything on myspazz. I shall find their official website to see if it says anything.

# Aug 23, 2009 @ 5:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. Gorgorothsuckschubbys writes:

gogoroth sucks, they will always suck. They should listen to real bands that don't suck chubbys like DYING FETUS, BEHEMOTH, SLAYER, and last but not least f***ing TOTO!!!

# Aug 24, 2009 @ 11:28 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. GORECUNT writes:

Terminator, the "Bret Favre" comment is WIN

# Aug 25, 2009 @ 1:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. Blindgreed1 writes:

Gore: I don't know... The honorable mention of TOTO in a Gorgoroth thread is fvcking epic in and of itself.

# Aug 25, 2009 @ 2:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. HE HE HE HE writes:

He sucked anyways...who cares...I rather listen to Hanna Montana

# Aug 26, 2009 @ 10:30 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. Trux writes:

Thank God....... About f***ing time Ghaal...... I, for one, will never miss you!

# Aug 26, 2009 @ 11:43 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. Valentine_no_more writes:

I liked him in Gorgoroth.....just putting it out there.

# Aug 26, 2009 @ 2:11 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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44. Valentine_no_more writes:

oh and F**K YOU trux! You are a B**CH!

# Aug 26, 2009 @ 2:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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45. Devil of Death writes:

Zontar The Munificent

If you called, Gaahl gay to his face, more than likely you'd be leaving the place, in a ambulance.

# Aug 26, 2009 @ 11:47 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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46. Steven Shitberg writes:

Or maybe he's making "Brokeback Mountain 2: Behind a Tree in Norway" with co-star Varg Vikerness!!!!!

# Aug 27, 2009 @ 6:37 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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47. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^ Well either that, or he'd slide his tongue down his throat. lol.

# Aug 27, 2009 @ 11:06 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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48. jerick writes:

ang angas !!!!

# Aug 28, 2009 @ 1:54 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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49. hellstorm writes:

gaahl is gay

# Aug 28, 2009 @ 1:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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50. metalfan653 writes:

I hope this isnt permanent gaahl a good black metal vocalist

# Aug 28, 2009 @ 5:04 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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51. gorramscott writes:

He'll be on the shopping channel before you know it.

# Aug 28, 2009 @ 5:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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52. Jenny writes:

I for one was looking forward to what he would do with God Seed. Ah well.

# Aug 29, 2009 @ 4:29 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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53. Sk├Âll writes:

Infernus May Laugh Right now!

# Aug 30, 2009 @ 12:27 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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54. necrosadism666 writes:

Retire?! He can't f***ing retire!!! OH NO!!!

# Aug 31, 2009 @ 5:34 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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55. hater_guy writes:

Did you hear that the keyboardist and bassist of Dimmu Borgir has quit?

# Aug 31, 2009 @ 8:55 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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56. Blindgreed1 writes:

^^^Just what the fvck are you implying sir?

# Aug 31, 2009 @ 11:19 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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57. Rubyred writes:

Well, I quess everyone has to take a mini-break everynow & then after all the "heavy-drama" the former Gorgoroth members King Ov Hell & Gaahl went through w/founding Gorgoroth member Infernus and vice-a-viser. Maybe Gaahl needs to "getaway" for abit to refresh energize his mind/his going through alot and I wish him well & a healthy engerzied return back to the music field. All the best to GOD SEED...'I'm sure Mr. Visnes/King will watch over their band like the Eagle he is. Peace!

# Aug 31, 2009 @ 10:07 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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58. GORECUNT writes:

*Chris Crocker impression*

LEAVE GAAHL ALOOONE!!!

# Sep 8, 2009 @ 10:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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