Burzum to Re-Record Material
2011-10-03 by Kyle Ward STAFF | 122 Comments

Varg Vikernes, sole member of the Norwegian black metal band Burzum, has announced plans to
release an album of re-recorded material from the band's first two LP's Burzum and
Det Som Engang Var. The songs were re-recorded in 2010 and will be released in late
November on a compilation called From the Depths of Darkness. The track listing will
be as follows:

01. The Coming (Introduction)
02. Feeble Screams From Forests Unknown
03. Sassu Wunnu (Introduction)
04. Ea. Lord Of The Depths
05. Spell Of Destruction
06. A Lost Forgotten Sad Spirit
07. My Journey To The Stars
08. Call Of The Siren (Introduction)
09. Key To The Gate
10. Turn The Sign Of The Microcosm (Snu Mikrokosmos’ Tegn)
11. Channeling The Power Of Minds Into A New God

The album will be released via Vikernes' own Byelobog Productions.

http://wickedchannel.com/2011/09/burzum-to-release-re-recorded-material/

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Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16304 Comments


Prepare for classics to be ruined.

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

31058 Comments


Forgot that being a free man means having to pay the bills I guess

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InFiction
October 3rd 2011

3647 Comments


...Why?

taylormemer
October 3rd 2011

4916 Comments


Forgot that being a free man means having to pay the bills I guess [2]

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16304 Comments


i mean at least re-record war THIS IS HUH.... WOW!

Tyrael
October 3rd 2011

20801 Comments


Prepare for classics to be ruined. [2]

BallsToTheWall
October 3rd 2011

44164 Comments


Hope this is Acapella.

Lambda
October 3rd 2011

2417 Comments


I don't know how I feel about this.... I'll definitely be checking it out though

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KILL
October 3rd 2011

71266 Comments


false krieg

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AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


lol

bloozclooz
October 3rd 2011

1770 Comments


wolves in the throne room, burzum, the list could go on...

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


Aww varg you cunt, get a job.

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Voivod
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

5992 Comments


Prepare for classics to be ruined [lost count]

Forgot that being a free man means having to pay the bills I guess [lost count]

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dimsim3478
October 3rd 2011

4863 Comments


I've lost all faith in Satanism.

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MutnikSpusic
October 3rd 2011

560 Comments


NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO eventhough intresting

MutnikSpusic
October 3rd 2011

560 Comments


On the other hand, this is absolute jewry

FenixZero
October 3rd 2011

382 Comments


Rofl 100% agree with crysis. Det Som Engang Var will be ruined more so that any others.

rasputin
October 3rd 2011

14538 Comments


this is less ridiculous than his last two albums, at least

eleventhsun
October 3rd 2011

1475 Comments


Guy may as well write new music, I think there's a greater chance he'll sell new material over re-released old stuff.

It's not like recording quality has really been an issue for Burzum fans in the past.

PurpleDino
October 3rd 2011

3061 Comments


this is absolute jewry [2]

Tijnmans
October 3rd 2011

354 Comments


I wish he would go back to arms dealing again.

laughriot
October 3rd 2011

26 Comments


At least he is leaving Lost Wisdom alone.

Eclecticist
October 3rd 2011

3863 Comments


Goodbye white noise.

pedro70512
October 3rd 2011

2530 Comments


He looks like Jeff Bridges in that picture.

Acanthus
October 3rd 2011

9537 Comments


"burzum dubstep brought to you by skrillex. "

I'd like to think he'd kill Sonny Moore on sight.

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witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


"Prepare for classics to be ruined."

Doubtful.

As long as he does vox like Belus and not Fallen.

BallsToTheWall
October 3rd 2011

44164 Comments


Burzum Christmas album. Varg Vikerness brings a whole new dynamic to Jingle All The Way, alternating between passionate screeches of National Socialist fury and heartfelt guitar melody straight out of Santa's workshop.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16304 Comments


As long as he does vox like Belus and not Fallen.

Even if they were in the vein of Belus they still would be much worse than the originals.

Vesper
October 3rd 2011

3085 Comments


Doesn't Varg know that the most lucrative option for him would be to actually play a live show?

People will fly from all over the world for that shit.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


He should just reinitiate the Buzum/Darkthrone tour that was supposed to happen in the early '90s.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


He's pretty much senile by now though so we really can't blame him.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


"Even if they were in the vein of Belus they still would be much worse than the originals."

What's wrong with the vocals on Belus?

Belus is a fucking solid record.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16304 Comments


I just think he's lost a lot in terms of his voice over the past 15 years

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


Hes lost more than his voice.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


I think he's trying different approaches with his vocals and has been since Filosofem.

That might just be me though...

FilthyBorgir
October 3rd 2011

1334 Comments


hit or miss

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


Maybe so, but they're a lot more conventional and less interesting than the vocals on his classic stuff.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


I don't see how his vocals on his old stuff are, "unconventional."

So many DSBM and screamo bands have vocals like that.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


I meant for black metal in general. His newer vocals are a lot more along the lines of more traditional black metal vocals. They're just not really executed as well as many bands have done in the past, though.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


Yeah sorry, tons of black metal bands with vocals like that. Please re-read my post.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


That's not the point. Please re-read my posts.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


Yeah, your point was that his vocals on the old stuff were unconventional, which isn't true.

All I can say is listen to more black metal.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


I never said they were "unconventional". Shoulda went back and re-read like I said.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


ya shit brb

listening to moar bm

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


There was no implication.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


What are conventional black metal vocals? Pidgeon raped vocals like Varg's old stuff? Shrill as fuck shrieks like Nalgfar? Weird middle ranged grunts like Gaahl? Raspy high screams?

Yeah all of those styles are "conventional" black metal vocals.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


wut about dani filth vox

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


Alcest - proof of how unconventional the vocals on the early Burzum records are.

SCREAM!
October 3rd 2011

10025 Comments


forgot frog groans a la Inquisition and Immortal

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witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


tr00

LongBeaver
October 3rd 2011

4 Comments


well that's cool


Tyrael
October 3rd 2011

20801 Comments


frog groans

hehehe

DeafMetal
October 3rd 2011

8584 Comments


at least it should be interesting regardless

Timmons
October 3rd 2011

561 Comments


re-recording but this time with worse production! thats black metal for you


BloodSweatandBeers
October 3rd 2011

1005 Comments


gonna suck

krig9412
October 3rd 2011

794 Comments


Burzum: Now With Less Fuzz!

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


Burzum: Now With Less Good!

pcar
October 3rd 2011

530 Comments


people gonna be mad cuz for kvlt u need bad produktion

TheArkitecht
October 3rd 2011

1672 Comments


This will be a failure of enormous proportions.

BallsToTheWall
October 3rd 2011

44164 Comments


His getting back to his wife and kids has made him one pussy ass bitch. COME AT ME BRO

HeyBrosef
October 3rd 2011

296 Comments


probably will suck, but im curious.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


I think Varg actually being a competent musician now will make this material sound great, it might not (definitely won't) be the same, but it's all very good material, so I'm really struggling to see exactly how this can automatically be declared as "bad" when it's not even recorded yet...

HeyBrosef
October 3rd 2011

296 Comments


because you cant recreate classics. change anything about them and they lose their charm.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


IDK bro, I like hearing different versions of things to see how a musician has progressed, but that's just me.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


This is like Star Wars except maybe not as bad.

George Lucas = Varg

Ire
October 3rd 2011

41753 Comments


Prepare for classics to be ruined.


HeyBrosef
October 3rd 2011

296 Comments


and what would that one tiny thing be?

BallsToTheWall
October 3rd 2011

44164 Comments


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8pg8hesswE

xfearbefore
October 3rd 2011

1245 Comments


Dumb, dumb, dumb. Isn't this against every philosophy he utilized when creating these albums in the first place? Wasn't his intention to use as dark and dreary and low-grade of production gear as possible to aid in the music's darkness and "blackness"?

Sounds like someone is preparing to...yikes, I hate using this word...ahem..."sell out". Just never thought it would be fucking BURZUM of all people.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16304 Comments


"http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8pg8hesswE"

this should be what the entire compilation is like

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

8780 Comments


oh no :[

BallsToTheWall
October 3rd 2011

44164 Comments


With Varg's wife and children providing the vocals ala Dethklok.

DeafMetal
October 3rd 2011

8584 Comments


i want to listen to camptown races now

Wolfhorde
October 3rd 2011

12905 Comments


He's getting old. Maybe he wants to ridicule himself completely. Maybe. Has anybody else noticed he's recently started looking like Odin..?

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


More Buffalo Bill than Odin.

BallsToTheWall
October 3rd 2011

44164 Comments


Gotten soft in his old age, going to be doing Wrangler commercials soon.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


"Dumb, dumb, dumb. Isn't this against every philosophy he utilized when creating these albums in the first place? Wasn't his intention to use as dark and dreary and low-grade of production gear as possible to aid in the music's darkness and "blackness"? "

have you heard his last two albums? the production isn't what i'd call "high grade", i think he's just finally found the sound he's been looking for

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


No hes just old and not the same angsty teenager he was when he recorded those albums.

Thus, he should leave them alone.

DeafMetal
October 3rd 2011

8584 Comments


lets do er

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


well do er

zaruyache
October 3rd 2011

6167 Comments


He should just tour. Much better than destroying his so-called "classics" and alienating his older fans. Besides, he would definitely make a killing, even in this day-and-age of pirated music.

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witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


"No hes just old and not the same angsty teenager he was when he recorded those albums.

Thus, he should leave them alone."

varg will crush you

laterenima
October 3rd 2011

221 Comments


i've been listening to zen arcade by husker du lately, and while the production isn't bad... i wonder what it would be like without the 80's punk scratchiness.
it'd be such a freaking classic for so many more people if it were re-released in a re-recorded fashion.

witchxrapist
October 3rd 2011

11013 Comments


But the "real" fans would hate it because it wouldn't sound "genuine" anymore.

Wizard
October 3rd 2011

19308 Comments


Prepare for classics to be ruined.

I would have enlarged this but Ire beat me to my own joke.

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Ire
October 3rd 2011

41753 Comments


fuck sigh hate this band so much

xfearbefore
October 3rd 2011

1245 Comments


If George Lucas has taught us anything, it's that you never, ever, ever fuck with the originals. Ever. Or at the very least if you do, make sure the originals are still available for purchase along-side the newly remastered/recorded/revamped ones. I'd knock a bitch out to have the original Star Wars trilogy on Blu-Ray, without all of his retarded "additions".

Pharoh
October 3rd 2011

3326 Comments


I heard he's going for a more metalcore sound.

linchpin313
October 3rd 2011

813 Comments


Nah, i'm hoping for a Dubstep collabs...

TMobotron
Contributing Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

7067 Comments


Re-recording albums seems like the least black metal thing you can possibly do.

Pharoh
October 3rd 2011

3326 Comments


blackstep

DeafMetal
October 3rd 2011

8584 Comments


blackpeople

Rev
October 3rd 2011

9404 Comments


this looks really fake

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16304 Comments


It's certainly not fake, Plastic Head has it for pre-order on their site:

http://www.plastichead.com/catalogue.asp?ex=fitem&verb=F&target=BYE009CD

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

18250 Comments


Ahahahahaha you can buy a Burzum coffee mug?

That's the most krieg merchandising ever hahahahahaha.

danrawkz
October 3rd 2011

334 Comments


And it'll still sound like someone recorded it on a $20 computer microphone.

AngelofDeath
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16134 Comments


I think I'd rather have his book on sorcery and religion in ancient Scandinavia lol.

Crysis
Staff Reviewer
October 3rd 2011

16304 Comments


"Ahahahahaha you can buy a Burzum coffee mug?"

coffee...........black

he's also coming out with a book "Sorcery and Religion in Ancient Scandinavia"

edit- fuck angel beat me to it

GeoffJesterPemberton
October 3rd 2011

209 Comments


I bet his coffee mug turns your coffee ice cold with permafrost or some shit.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2011

18250 Comments


I must have this coffee mug and i dont even drink coffee.

BallsToTheWall
October 4th 2011

44164 Comments


His house is going to be such a tourist trap. Wonder if he's having any problem with over zealous fans.

Hyperion1001
Staff Reviewer
October 4th 2011

18250 Comments


Getting killed by a crazy fan is pretty kvlt not gonna lie.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2011

49980 Comments


Worshipping satan doesn't pay the bills

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BallsToTheWall
October 4th 2011

44164 Comments


Church burning is not a profitable enterprise.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2011

49980 Comments


Varg should have learned by now that there's always money in the banana stand
But he just had to burn it down

BallsToTheWall
October 4th 2011

44164 Comments


But it's ok, he looks like Merlin now.

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2011

49980 Comments


I love that movie
So underrated

ManicDemise
October 4th 2011

432 Comments


Let's just hope this isn't taken a step further and he doesn't fuck with Filosofem and Hvis Lyset.

HeyBrosef
October 4th 2011

296 Comments


i want to trick or treat vargs house on halloween. wonder if he passes out candy. kvlt, stale candy. brands youve never heard of before.

Imperial
October 4th 2011

1724 Comments


I bet they will sound the exact same

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BallsToTheWall
October 4th 2011

44164 Comments


kvlt, stale, abandoned gas station candy.

feanaro
October 4th 2011

817 Comments


in addition, Neige will be joining the lineup to contribute vocals and fairy dust

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Pharoh
October 4th 2011

3326 Comments


Getting killed by a crazy fan is pretty kvlt not gonna lie.



Tell that to pantera

MoosechriS
October 4th 2011

4936 Comments


Prepare for classics to be ruined. [fuck knows]

Wizard
October 4th 2011

19308 Comments


Gonna get me a mug and pretend to drink coffee from it (when it will end up just being whiskey at 9am at work.).

FruityCatOfDoom
October 4th 2011

2079 Comments


what if this is fucking awesome

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
October 4th 2011

8780 Comments


then i'll suck a dick :]

oh wait! i'd do that anyway! [:

witchxrapist
October 4th 2011

11013 Comments


^good dude

Alrightmax
October 4th 2011

112 Comments


Haha.. this collection of comments is awesome. I wanna frame them all.

The album's gonna suck but you take what you can get...

Taoboxer9
October 4th 2011

167 Comments


Can't imagine what Varg is thinking . Nobody has ever succeeded redoing their earlier material . I'll be open minded enough to hear it though.
On a side note; talked to a waiter at the Norway pavilion who told me how his church was bunt down by Varg. Interesting story.

DestroyHim
October 5th 2011

173 Comments


why the hell would someone do this? can he not write anymore?

DarkNoctus
Contributing Reviewer
November 24th 2011

8780 Comments


this leaked. and it's not as bad as i thought it would be. :]



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