DIMMU BORGIR Artwork Banned; iTunes Single Available Tuesday

Artwork for Norwegian melodic black metallers DIMMU BORGIR's upcoming album, "In Sorte Diaboli" — which is scheduled for an April 24 release in North America — has been banned by retailers. Slipcover artwork can be viewed at this location.

The North American version of the "The Serpentine Offering" single will be available for digital download at iTunes.com beginning April 3 (not March 30 as previously stated) and will include the following three songs: "The Serpentine Offering", "The Serpentine Offering" (video edit), and an instrumental version of "The Heretic Hammer" as an EXCLUSIVE track.

"The Serpentine Offering" video will receive its online premiere on Monday, April 2 at this location.

The first concept album in DIMMU BORGIR's history, "In Sorte Diaboli" is set in medieval Europe. A short synopsis of the story and its characters will accompany the lyrics in the CD booklet.

"In Sorte Diaboli" was mixed at Studio Fredman by producers Fredrik Nordström and Patrik J. Sten. DIMMU BORGIR recorded the effort with the following lineup:

Shagrath - Vocals
Silenoz - Guitars
Galder - Guitars
I.C.S. Vortex - Bass & Clean Vocals
Mustis - Keyboards
Hellhammer - Drums

For more information on the different versions of "In Sorte Diaboli" that will be issued in various territories, visit: www.dimmu-borgir.com.

DIMMU BORGIR has announced its headlining tour of the U.S. and Canada with UNEARTH from Massachusetts, California's DEVILDRIVER, and Canada's KATAKLYSM, which begins Friday, April 20 in Cleveland, Ohio.

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