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Mayhem to release new album in October after inking new record deal

The Norwegian black metal act will also embark on a fall European tour

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    Mayhem, the influential Norwegian black metal band who served as the subject of the recent feature film Lords of Chaos, will return with their next album in the fall of this year after inking a new record deal with Century Media Records.

    The band’s sixth full-length LP will arrive on October 25th, and will be followed by a headlining tour of Europe that will kick off on October 31st in Nijmegen, Netherlands. Update: The album is called Daemon and you can listen to the first single, “Worthless Abominations Destroyed”.

    “Once again Mayhem is writing a new chapter in its 35 year history,” the band stated. “We are excited to now have joined forces with Century Media and are eager to see what this partnership can do for us both in the future.”

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    Mayhem’s tumultuous story, which includes the violent deaths of early members Per “Dead” Ohlin and Øystein “Euronymous” Aarseth, was depicted in Lords of Chaos, a movie directed by Jonas Åkerlund and starring Rory Culkin, among others.

    [Also Read: Jonas Akerlund, Rory Culkin, and Emory Cohen Dive Into the Mayhem That Is Lords of Chaos]

    Mayhem’s current lineup includes longtime members Necrobutcher (bass), Hellhammer (drums), and Attila Csihar (vocals), alongside more recent recruits Teloch (guitar) and Ghul (guitar).

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    Mayhem 2019 Tour Dates:
    10/31 – Nijmegen, NL @ Doornroosje
    11/01 – Leiden, NL @ Gebr De Nobel
    11/05 – Paris, FR @ La Machine Du Moulin Rouge
    11/06 – Rennes, FR @ L’etage
    11/07 – Toulouse, FR @ Metronum
    11/10 – Lyon, FR @ CCO
    11/12 – Milano, IT @ Magazzini Generali
    11/14 – Vienna, AT @ Szene
    11/15 – Prague, CZ @ Meet Factory
    11/16 – Berlin, DE @ Astra
    11/17 – Lille, FR @ Tyrant Fest
    11/19 – Kassel, DE @ Musik Theater 130BPM
    11/21 – Mannheim, DE @ MS Connextion Complex
    11/22 – Vosselaar, BE @ Biebob
    11/23 – Oberhausen, DE @ Turbinehalle
    11/24 – Copenhagen, DK @ Pumpehuset
    11/26 – Tampere, FI @ Pakkahuone
    11/27 – Helsinki, FI @ Tavastia
    11/29 – Stockholm, SE @ Fryshuset Klubben
    11/30 – Gothenburg, SE @ Pustervik

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