News to DIMMU BORGIR

Tribute To CHUCK SCHULDINER

Tribute To CHUCK SCHULDINER - 2005-12-14

2005-12-14 - DIMMU BORGIR's SILENOZ Pays Tribute To Late DEATH Mastermind CHUCK SCHULDINER<br><br>On the fourth anniversary of the passing of DEATH mastermind Chuck Schuldiner, Norway's Imhotep asked several metal musicians to comment on Schuldiner's musical legacy and the influence DEATH has had on their music. Guitarist Silenoz (DIMMU BORGIR, INSIDIOUS DISEASE) had the following to say regarding Chuck's passing and his contributions to the metal world: &quot;This day, I walked down the street with a friend of mine when I received a phone call on my cellphone. Can't remember who told me, but the voice said, 'Chuck just died...' I stopped, wordless, while my cellphone suddenly slipped down from my hand. It didn't fall down on the ground but slipped inside of my jacket sleeve. I still remember this day. It was weird and quite unreal, as I didn't even know the guy personally, it still made such a huge impact on me.<br><br>&quot;His music has always been an inspiration, perhaps not directly on my playing, but more subconsciously, I'd say. My first band ever used to play many DEATH covers, and I remember I was proud when I finally learned the songs the right way, as I was so young back then.<br><br>&quot;Sometimes by coincidence, or maybe not, I come up with riffs that I think sound too much like DEATH, which I know I can't use, for the obvious reason, so I change it around so I can use the idea either for DIMMU BORGIR as I have done in the past or now INSIDIOUS DISEASE, my other band, which is more death metal-oriented. I don't know what Chuck would've thought of our music today, but I heard from some label people that he told them he liked us back then when our 'Spiritual Black Dimensions' album came out.<br><br>&quot;I used to have 'Leprosy' as my all-time DEATH favorite [album], but now, recently it's been a close tie between 'Scream Bloody Gore' and 'Symbolic'. Perhaps these two in particular show best the evolution of his musicianship, as 'Scream Bloody Gore' is so raw and straight-forward, whereas 'Symbolic' is more innovative, technical, diverse and modern-sounding, still keeping Chuck's distinct and unique self-taught style of playing. I still listen to his music.&quot;<br><br>Schuldiner passed away on December 13, 2001 after a battle with pontine glioma, a rare type of brain tumor. <br><br>&quot;More <a href="http://www.nuclearblast.de/band_showa.php?artist=15"><u>DIMMU BORGIR</u></a>&quot;

Bands
Linked bands
DIMMU BORGIR
Related News
DIMMU BORGIR – on German TV!

DIMMU BORGIR – on German TV!

2012-09-20 05:00 - Norwegian kings of symphonic black metal, DIMMU BORGIR, will be featured on German TV as part of the series „Es geht um mein Leben“, which mainly is about what matters ... Details

DIMMU BORGIR – announce upcoming shows!

DIMMU BORGIR – announce upcoming shows!

2012-03-22 05:00 - Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR are pleased to announce the following spring & summer shows as well as European festival appearances ... Details

DIMMU BORGIR – Daray named best drummer ...

DIMMU BORGIR – Daray named best drummer ...

2012-02-07 01:00 - MetalNews.pl recently announced their “PURE F×CKING METAL AWARDS: Best of 2011” winners and DIMMU BORGIR’s Daray came away being crowned “Best Drummer.” Read the webpage ... Details

DIMMU BORGIR – Festivals 2012 + video ...

DIMMU BORGIR – Festivals 2012 + video ...

2011-12-02 04:00 - After finishing their highly successful run through the clubs of the UK, performing the band's classic album „Enthrone Darkness Triumphant“ in its entirety, Norwegian kings .. Details

DIMMU BORGIR – forced to cancel Hamburg show!

DIMMU BORGIR – forced to cancel Hamburg show!

2011-10-28 02:00 - Norwegian symphonic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR just issued to following statement regarding their upcoming club tour where the band will perform the entire „Enthrone ... Details

DIMMU BORGIR TO PERFORM ENTHRONE DARKNESS...

DIMMU BORGIR TO PERFORM ENTHRONE DARKNESS...

2011-10-24 00:00 - As elected by their fans via the recent Facebook poll, Norwegian symphonic black metal band DIMMU BORGIR will be performing their epic 1997 release... Details

DIMMU BORGIR – announce three additional ...

DIMMU BORGIR – announce three additional ...

2011-09-23 04:00 - Norwegian symphonic black metal band DIMMU BORGIR are pleased to announce three additional shows to their upcoming European run. These shows will be a part of DIMMU ... Details

DIMMU BORGIR - Inaugurates first issue of ...

DIMMU BORGIR - Inaugurates first issue of ...

2011-04-21 09:00 - Adorning the first front cover of Metal Hammer Norway are none other than the Norwegian kings of symphonic black metal DIMMU BORGIR. States the magazines chief in editor ... Details

DIMMU BORGIR – special Oslo show: only a ...

DIMMU BORGIR – special Oslo show: only a ...

2011-04-01 10:00 - Only one month after its official announcement, the exclusive Oslo show is running out of tickets! Make sure to grab your ticket while supplies last – see below for further .. Details

DIMMU BORGIR TO PERFORM SPECIAL NORWEGIAN SHO

DIMMU BORGIR TO PERFORM SPECIAL NORWEGIAN SHO

2011-02-23 08:00 - Symphonic black metal band DIMMU BORGIR will be performing one very exclusive show with a special, never-to-be-repeated set list with 53 members of KORK (the Norwegian... Details

Back to bands
Related bands