Immortal

Decibel Meter: Immortal Return to the Frozen World of Blashyrkh in Scorching Summer

July 26, 2018

Immortal call forth the freezing wintermoon and bring a chill to summ–er, rather, record collections.

Immortal Grace the Cover of August’s Decibel Issue

June 20, 2018

We have a limited number of grim and frostbitten advance copies of the August issue of Decibel available now. Have at it!

Immortal Complete Work on New Album

January 8, 2018

Immortal confirm they have completed work on their new album, due out via Nuclear Blast in 2018.

Black Solstice: 5 Cold Classics to Get You Through the Holidays

December 23, 2016

When you need a break after hearing “Santa Claus is Comin’ to Town” or “Jingle Bell Rock” ten thousand agonizing times.

Justify Your Shitty Taste: Immortal “Blizzard Beasts”

December 9, 2016

We revisit Immortal’s transition stage between two regions of Blashyrkh.

Pre-Order the Decibel Hall of Fame Anthology: Vol. II Book!

October 31, 2016

Decibel has complied 25 of our best Hall of Fame pieces into a brand new hardcover, limited-edition, hand-numbered anthology, exclusively available here.

BLACK METAL: EVOLUTION OF THE CULT AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER

April 29, 2013

Black Metal: Evolution of the Cult is a 600-page book by UK author Dayal Patterson that delves deep into the history and development of black metal as an art form and a culture. It is released on November 13th, but is now available to pre-order from Amazon at a discounted price. Published via Feral House,…

CULTURE VULTURES, ASSEMBLE! … Presenting Neseblod Records’ norwegian black metal exhibition

March 23, 2012

We’re just not the types to go flocking to gallery openings and digest culture of a weekend but this is different. From 29th March to 29th April, the beyond-necro Neseblood Records are curating a black metal exhibition at Oslo’s Popsenteret, chronicling the history of black metal. Whether it is the extremity of the aesthetic or…

STREAMING: Toxic Holocaust “Bitch”

June 13, 2011

1. hol·o·caust [hol-uh-kawst, hoh-luh-]“a great or complete devastation or destruction, especially by fire.” — Immortal’s Abbath Doom Occulta would disagree with this definition, especially the “fire” bit. His definition of “holocaust” is 100 years of winter followed by 100 years of brutal rule by the autocratic dictators of the frost-bitten kingdom of Blashyrkh. 2. tox·ic…

Dagon (Inquisition) interviewed

April 4, 2011

Ominous Doctrines of the Perpetual Mystical Macrocosm is your fifth record. How do you feel it compares, artistically speaking, to its predecessors?Dagon: Artistically and technically, it’s the best album Inquisition has done in every sense. The performance is tight, the production is clear and very organic, the riffs are rich and more on the attack…

COVER ART: The Making of Abysmal Dawn’s “Leveling the Plane of Existence”

January 25, 2011

When Charles [Elliott; vocals/guitar] contacted me the only lyrics that was written was Leveling the Plane of Existence. It makes reference to us crawling out from the primordial ooze and is basically about wiping us from the planet so that everything starts from zero again.

Immortal – “At the Heart of Winter”

October 1, 2007

In 1995, Norwegian corpsepaint legends Immortal were on top of the world: With Mayhem’s Hellhammer sitting in on drums, vocalist/bassist Abbath and guitarist/lyricist Demonaz were high on the icy grimness of their own Battles in the North and opening for Morbid Angel on the European leg of the Domination tour.