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Latest news: Thu, Mar 19 2015, INQUISITION

Upcoming release: "Nefarious Dismal Orations"

Release date: Mon, May 18 2015, US Tue, Jun 16 2015

INQUISITION have unveiled the new artwork for the reissue of their 2007 classic 'Nefarious Dismal Orations', which has been scheduled for release on the 18th of May 2015 (June 16th in North America) and is already available for pre-order in various formats at the Season of Mist shop. The new cover art can be viewed below.

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  1. Ancient Monumental War Hymn
  2. Nocturnal Gatherings And Wicked Rites
  3. Strike Of The Morning Star
  4. Through The Infinite Sphere Our Majesty Shall Rise
  5. Infernal Evocation Of Torment
  6. Where Darkness Is Lord And Death The Beginning
  7. Nefarious Dismal Orations
  8. Enter The Cult
  9. Before The Symbol Of Satan We Bow And Praise

Season of Mist previously announced the reissues of the band's first five albums with a series of new and connected covers, designed by renowned artist Paolo Girardi, who already created the cover art for INQUISITION's latest album 'Obscure Verses For The Multiverse' (2013). The original artwork will be each time included as well. Girardi's covers are part of an overarching concept and should be seen in conjunction. More details about his mysterious work will be revealed with the final reissue.

'Into the Infernal Regions of the Ancient Cult' was released on January 26th (in Europe only) and the reissue of 'Invoking the Majestic Throne of Satan' came out on the 23rd of February (one day later in the US). 'Magnificent Glorification of Lucifer' (2004) will hit the shops next week on the 23rd of March (one day later in the US).

All re-issues are available in various formats including strictly limited collectors' vinyl versions in leather sleeves through the Season of Mist shop.

INQUISITION have already been announced to perform at three festivals this summer. More will follow soon. All confirmed shows can be viewed below.

06 Jun 15 Bangalore (IN) Bangalore Open Air
10 Jul 15 Neskaupstaður (IS) Eistnaflug Festival (exact date tbc)
13 Aug 15 Dinkelsbühl (DE) Summer Breeze Open Air (exact date tbc)

INQUISITION are still touring in support of 'Obscure Verses for the Multiverse', which is available in various formats via the Season of Mist shop.

Biography

"Obscure Verses for the Multiverse" is a revelation. This album will mark a turning point in the steady rise of INQUISITION from the murky underground to a major act of the Black Metal scene. There is no denying that IMMORTAL provides the stylistic matrix on which the Americans develop their own sound. Harsh but melodic and catchy riffing combines perfectly with blasting outbursts and dark, moody passages that are strengthened by rasping vocals with a sinister raven-like quality. INQUISITION provide credibility, musical quality and a huge following, which they acquired through years of powerful live performances as well as unleashing strong releases, while clawing their way from the bottom with relentless energy and faith in their craft. This critical mass of die-hard fans became visible when the band played at this year’s edition of Hellfest in front of more than 10.000 raving spectators. INQUISITION are from the US city of Seattle, Washington although originally formed by frontman Dagon in the South American country of Colombia in 1989. At first the band followed the path of Thrash Metal in what Dagon calls “chapter one”. Three demos were released during this period, before the musician moved back to the United States in 1996. There Dagon met drummer Incubus, who joined the same year. Together the duo created their debut full-length "Into the Infernal Regions of the Ancient Cult" (1998), which immediately created a buzz in the netherworld of the Black Metal genre. Each of the following four albums deepened their impact within the scene, but due to unknowingly signing to a controversial label being barred from mainstream recognition in parts of Europe. This will change now. INQUISITION are ready to set the record straight and openly meet any given question. "Obscure Verses for the Multiverse" is destined for dark glory. Witness this black beast rising!

Line-up

Name Instrument
Dagon Guitars, Vocals
Incubus Drums

Releases Season of Mist

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Nefarious Dismal Orations

General information
: Mon, May 18 2015
: Tue, Jun 16 2015
: Black Metal
: SOM340

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Magnificent Glorification of Lucifer

General information
: Mon, Mar 23 2015
: Tue, Mar 24 2015
: Black Metal
: SOM339
: available

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Invoking The Majestic Throne Of Satan

General information
: Mon, Feb 23 2015
: Tue, Feb 24 2015
: Black Metal
: SOM338
: available

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Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient Cult

General information
: Mon, Jan 26 2015
: Tue, Sep 01 2015
: Black Metal
: SOM337
: available

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Obscure Verses For The Multiverse

General information
: Fri, Oct 25 2013
: Tue, Oct 29 2013
: Black Metal
: SOM315
: available

Tour dates

Date Country Town Venue Other information
Sat, Jun 06 2015 IN Bangalore Bangalore Open Air
Fri, Jul 10 2015 IS Neskaupstaður Eistnaflug Festival Exact date tbc
Thu, Aug 13 2015 DE Dinkelsbühl Summer Breeze Open Air exact date tbc
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