SATYRICON feiern das 20-jährige Jubiläum ihres dritten Longplayers „Nemesis Divina“. Dazu wird im Frühjahr 2016 ein Re-Release des Albums veröffentlicht und es sind einige Live-Shows geplant, bei denen das Werk in seiner Gesamtheit gespielt werden wird.
SATYRICON-Mastermind Satyr kommentiert: “It’s not what we do and it won’t happen again! This band, as you know, is definitely not retrospective. But we started playing live in 1996. Our most groundbreaking milestone record came out in 1996. Nemesis Divina is the only one of the first three records that has aged really well. It’s the only one that we still play several songs from in our set to this day… so if I’m ever going to do anniversary shows and do a reissue and make it a big deal, it’s gonna be Nemesis Divina and it has to be now.
Everything expanded tenfold with Nemesis Divina. For most people who liked the first two records, Satyricon climbed to a whole different level on Nemesis Divina and people really started to love the band. This album has a special place in our history. Suddenly we were selling 80,000 and then 100,000 records, and those numbers were unheard of in our small part of the world. That was the record that everyone that was into this scene wanted to buy. If you say there are two stages of evolution in black metal – the 80s, with Venom and Celtic Frost and Bathory, and then the 90s with the Norwegian stuff and everything followed in its wake – there are, at most, a handful of albums and a handful of songs that really define modern day black metal. Nemesis Divina is definitely one of those records and Mother North is definitely one of those songs.
Next year its 20 years since Satyricon made its live debut as a band, and 20 years since we released Nemesis Divina. I thought ‘Either we do multiple shows, re-release the album and do it properly…or we don’t do it at all’. So here we are. We’ll be performing Nemesis Divina, front to back, doing only a few exclusive shows in 2016 and we look forward to sharing this unique experience with our loyal fans.“Zur offiziellen Website » Zur Facebook Seite »