With a release date for their eighth full-length album “Psychopathology” set for the 25th March, Norwegian Black Metallers RAGNAROK have debuted the title track via YouTube, and it can be heard below and at https://youtu.be/EUEpE_NQbHc
The eleven-track album was was recorded at the Endarker Studio in Sweden with MARDUK bassist Devo at the helm and is the first time that founder Jontho, one of Norwegian Black Metal’s most recognizable drummers, is not to be found behind the drumkit. In a surprise announcement last year, Jontho took up the mantle of frontman, and relinquished his drummer role to DAUDEN’s Malignant . On guitars is RAGNAROK stalwart Bolverk, whilst bassist DezeptiCunt makes his final appearance with the band.
Tracklisting for “Psychopathology” as follows:
1. Dominance and Submission
2. I Hate
4. My Creator
5. Infernal Majesty
7. Into The Abyss
8. The Eighth Of The Seven Plagues
11. Where Dreams Come To Die
Concurrently with “Psychopathology” Agonia Records will also release a special RAGNAROK retrospective compilation album titled titled “Chaos and Insanity Between 1994-2004”, which features a rare collection of the band’s early demos and EPs. It will be available in Limited Edition black Vinyl, as well as in a red vinyl version which will be limited to 133 hand numbered copies.
Tracklisting for “Chaos and Insanity Between 1994-2004” as follows:
I.Pagan Land demo 1994
3.From The Darkest Deep
4.Et Vinterland I Nord
II.Various Unreleased tracks:
7.Et Vinterland I Nord (Ørevox version)
8.Under The Wings of Satan (pre-production)
9.Fainted Eyes (Celtic Frost cover)
With artwork by the Brazilian graphic artist Marcelo Vasco (Slayer, Machine Head, Dimmu Borgir), “Psychopathology” will be available in Jewel Case CD and Limited Edition black vinyl formats as well as in transparent brown vinyl with red, yellow, white and blue splatter, strictly limited to 133 hand-numbered copies. Additionally, available will be a CD BOX which will be limited to 666 copies and which will include “Psychopathology” in CD format, a logo pin, poster, booklet with rare photos and old interviews, and the bonus compilation CD “Chaos and Insanity Between 1994-2004”.
Both “Psychopathology” and “Chaos and Insanity Between 1994-2004″along with newly designed merch are now available to pre-order from http://bit.ly/1RBi2VZ
Jontho recently had this to say about fans can expect from “Psychopathology”: ” I can say with absolute certainty that this album will be the best in RAGNAROK’s career to date. It is the result of dedication, hard work, and the musical skills of our lineup, and is the next stage in the band’s development, both musically and lyrically. “Psychopathology” is about to unleash total chaos upon you as it invites you to dive deeper into the dark recesses of the human mind”.
RAGNAROK’s next live appearances:
05 March: Sequane Fest VIII, France
20-21 May: Steelfest Open Air, Finland
01-03 July: With Full Force Festival, Germany
The official video for the title track from RAGNAROK’s seventh full-length album “Collectors of the King” can be seen below and at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IdRPw1tPl5E
Eleven tracks spanning over two decades of RAGNAROK’s career can be heard below and at http://soundcloud.com/ragnarokofficial/sets/ragnarok-live-set-list
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