DIMMU BORGIR has announced that Swedish bass player Victor Brandt (Entombed A.D., Firespawn) has officially joined their line-up. The symphonic black metal act will play their first show since 2014 in June and Brandt is “ready to storm the stage” with vocalist Shagrath, guitarists Silenoz and Galder, keyboarder Gerlioz and drummer Daray.
Brandt comments: “It’s a great honor and pleasure to be a part of the mighty Dimmu Borgir. And such great timing for me to start at the release of their new album ‘Eonian’, which in my opinion is their best album so far. The members of the band are equally awesome to their music so I am looking forward to good times ahead.”
The band adds: “We are very excited to have Victor become a part of the team! His experience, dedication and craftsmanship is very much appreciated and we look forward to sharing the world stages with him!”
Eerie shadows are lurking in the dark corners of spring 2018; the spirit that denies, a force able to distort our conception of space and time. Over seven years, deathlike silence has filled the halls of the world’s biggest black metal forge, DIMMU BORGIR, whilst powers have been gathering to resurrect the band right in time for their 25th anniversary. Now they finally mark their return with a vicious work of art that can be defined as timeless in the truest sense of the word: »Eonian«.
Conceived in the heart of the Norwegian black metal scene in 1993, DIMMU BORGIR quickly broke free from the boundaries of the genre, daring to combine a traditional raven black sound with opulent symphonic orchestration.