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News : Earth Rot to support Dimmu Borgir on upcoming October tour

By on August 2, 2018

Australian blackened death metal ensemble, Earth Rot, have scored the main support for the upcoming massive Dimmu Borgir tour across Australia this October. The news broke early today through Soundworks Direct, the main promotion entity behind the tour.

Earth Rot will unleash their unique blend of old-school blackened death anthems and relentless grooves in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and of course, Auckland, New Zealand. Since 2014, Earth Rot have pumped out some aggressively catchy tracks and toured across Australia, Europe and Asia.

Check out “Waves of the Blackest Mire” taken from the band’s 2017 release Renascentia.

Catch Dimmu Borgir this October on their first ever headline tour of Australia with special guests, Earth Rot. Tour dates below.

October 14th – Auckland @ The Studio
October 16th – Melbourne @170 Russell
October 17th – Melbourne @ 170 Russell [SOLD OUT]
October 19th – Brisbane @ Eatons Hill
October 21st – Sydney @ The Metro


Dimmu Borgir is currently promoting their latest release Eonian, out now via Nuclear Blast Records.

From the dark corners of Norway, the beast has surfaced. After 25 years, the world’s biggest black metal forge, Dimmu Borgir, invades Australia & New Zealand for their first ever headlining tour. Casting shows that will viciously attack your senses whilst pushing them to their ultimate limits and showcasing the might and power of one of the most influential acts of the genre.

“Australia! It’s been a long time coming and believe us when we proclaim pure excitement in returning to perform for you, our supportive fans! And, New Zealand, it’s with a pleasure that we can finally announce our first time to your shores – let’s make it a very special happening! We have all been waiting impatiently!’ See you all soon!” – Silenoz/Dimmu Borgir


Anwar is the editor-in-chief of Metal When Anwar isn't busy promoting tours, interviewing bands and reviewing awesome music, he loves to collect metal vinyl and play video games. Follow Metal Obsession on Twitter and Facebook