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DARK FUNERAL Announces North American Tour.


Swedish black metal icons DARK FUNERAL will be embarking on a U.S. tour later this year as direct support for GWAR! The trek will kick off on October 17 in Las Vegas, NV and will dominate the states until the final stop on November 20 in Nashville, TN.

Radio and local pre-sales will start on Thursday, June 20 at 10:00 A.M. local time while the general on sale will launch Friday, June 21 at 10:00 A.M. local.

The Swedish black metal stalwarts are now celebrating three decades of blasphemy with a re-worked version of their debut album! ‘Dark Funeral (30th Anniversary Edition)’ is due on August 9 via Century Media Records and has been remixed by David Castillo and re-mastered once again by Thomas “Plec” Johansson. To celebrate the release and to give fans a taste of the new sonics, the band has recently shared the first re-recorded single, “Open the Gates,” along with a visualizer! The clip, which was created by 12 Inch Media.

Find rare material from the band’s ominous beginnings in 1994 — an ultimate rendition and must-have for devoted disciples of darkness! Pre-Order this exclusive collector’s edition HERE.


Dark Funeral (30th Anniversary Edition) Tracklist:

  1. Open The Gates [WATCH]
  2. Shadows Over Transylvania
  3. My Dark Desires
  4. In The Sign Of The Horns
  5. Open The Gates (Re-Recording 2024)
  6. Shadows Over Transylvania (Re-Recording 2024)
  7. My Dark Desires (Re-Recording 2024)
  8. In The Sign Of The Horns (Re-Recording 2024)

Dark Funeral Live U.S. Dates
The Stoned Age Tour w/ Gwar

10/17: Las Vegas, NV @ House of Blues
10/18: Tempe, AZ @ The Marquee
10/19: Anaheim, CA @ House of Blues
10/20: San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
10/22: Seattle, WA @ Showbox SoDo
10/23: Garden City, ID @ Revolution Concert House
10/24: Portland, OR @ Roseland Theater
10/26: Salt Lake City, UT @ The Depot
10/27: Denver, CO @ Summit
10/29: Lincoln, NE @ Bourbon Theatre
10/30: Minneapolis, MN @ Skyway Theatre
10/31: Milwaukee, WI @ The Rave
11/01: Cleveland, OH @ Agora Theatre
11/02: Albany, NY @ Empire Live
11/03: Hampton Beach, NH @ Wally’s
11/05: Boston, MA @ The Paradise Rock Club
11/06: Brooklyn, NY @ Brooklyn Steel
11/13: Orlando, FL @ The Beacham
11/15: Dallas, TX @ The Studio at the Factory
11/16: San Antonio, TX @ Vibes Event Center
11/17: Houston, TX @ Warehouse Live
11/19: Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade (Heaven)
11/20: Nashville, TN @ Brooklyn Bowl Nashville.

Dark Funeral line-up (1994):
Lord Ahriman – Guitars
Blackmoon – Guitars
Draugen – Drums
Themgoroth – Bass & Vocals

Dark Funeral line-up (2024):
Lord Ahriman – Guitars
Heljarmadr – Vocals
Chaq Mol – Guitars
Jalomaah – Drums
Adra-Melek – Bass

Music & Lyrics by Blackmoon & Lord Ahriman
1994 Recordings & Mixes by Dan Swanö, Mastered by Thomas “Plec” Johansson
2024 Recordings & Mixes by David Castillo, Mastered by Thomas “Plec” Johansson
Video Production by 12 Inch Media

Artwork: Blackmoon & Lord Ahriman

Album Formats:
CD Jewelcase
Limited hand-numbered Transparent Blue-Black Marbled 180g Vinyl
Limited hand-numbered Clear Smoke Marbled 180g Vinyl (US EDITION)
Strictly Limited hand-numbered transparent Blue-Black Marbled 180g Vinyl including signed Art Print – Only 300 copies worldwide (Century Media Exclusive)
Digital Album


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