Mar 16

ABBATH releases video for “Winterbane”, embarks on North American tour


ABBATH, the band founded by Norway’s iconic black metal front-man Abbath Doom Occulta (formerly of IMMORTAL), have released a video for the band’s explosive track, “Winterbane”. The video is streaming now at Decibel Magazine.

ABBATH embark on their first-ever North American tour tommorow as a headliner of the 2016 edition of the Decibel Magazine Tour. The tour starts tomorrow, Mar. 17 in Baltimore, MD at Soundstage, and sees them joined by HIGH ON FIRE, SKELETONWITCH and TRIBULATION. A full list of confirmed tour dates can be found below. More details, including ticket info and regional opening band announcements are available at

ABBATH  are touring in support of the band’s debut album. The album, which “shows the singer and guitarist further exploring his trailblazing combination of frostbitten Norwegian black metal and more classic metal elements.” (Guitar World), is hailed as “a furiously energetic LP that cements his status as black metal’s favorite son (of northern darkness).” (Decibel Magazine) is streaming in full, here.

The track list and cover art for ‘ABBATH’ can be found below. The album is available now at the Season of Mist E-Shop.

1. To War!
2. Winterbane
3. Ashes of the Damned
4. Ocean of Wounds
5. Count the Dead
6. Fenrir Hunts
7. Root of the Mountain
8. Endless

ABBATH tour dates

2016 Decibel Magazine tour
Mar. 17 Baltimore, MD @ Baltimore Soundstage
Mar. 18 Charlotte, NC @ Amos’ Southend
Mar. 19 Atlanta, GA @ The Masquerade
Mar. 20 Ybor City, FL @ The Ritz Ybor
Mar. 22 Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey Live!
Mar. 23 Austin, TX @ Emo’s
Mar. 25 Scottsdale, AZ @ Live Wire
Mar. 26 San Diego, CA @ The Observatory North Park
Mar. 27 Santa Ana, CA The Observatory
Mar. 28 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent Theater DTLA
Mar. 29 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom
Mar. 31 Portland, OR @ Roseland Theatre
Apr. 1 Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
Apr. 2 Vancouver, BC @ Commodore Ballroom
Apr. 5 Denver, CO @ Gothic Theatre
Apr. 6 Lawrence, KS @ Granada Theater
Apr. 7 Minneapolis, MN Mill @ City Nights
Apr. 8 Chicago, IL @ Metro
Apr. 9 Cleveland, OH @ Agora Ballroom
Apr. 10 Toronto, ON @ The Opera House
Apr. 12 New York, NY @ Webster Hall
Apr. 14 Boston, MA @ Royale
Apr. 15 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer

June European festival dates
June 5 Nijmegen, NL @ Fortarock
June 17 Clisson, FR @ Hellfest
June 18 Dessel, BE @ Graspop

More ABBATH news and tour updates will be made available at the Season of Mist website, and the ABBATH Facebook page.

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