DIMMU BORGIR Releases Cover Song Of DEEP PURPLE’s ‘Perfect Strangers’ From Their Upcoming Album “Inspiratio Profanus”

Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr +

Today, Dimmu Borgir releases their cover of Deep Purple‘s ‘Perfect Strangers’. The song is featured on their upcoming cover album “Inspiratio Profanus” which will be released on December 8th via Nuclear Blast Records.

Silenoz states about the cover: “The idea of doing ‘Perfect Strangers’ came about quite a while before we actually got around to recording it. It’s a known song by a very well-known band that has influenced many to pick up an instrument. I mean, is there anyone who doesn’t like Deep Purple?! We incorporated our little twist to it while at the same time wanted to stay close to the original. But perhaps it is the more obvious aspects that come to mind when hearing it; the integration between the main musical elements that we also made use of since the beginning like keyboards and guitars.”

Silenoz comments about the album: “We’re pleased to announce the “Inspiratio Profanus” release! We thought it was about time to finally compile the cover songs we’ve done over the years and give these renditions an updated mastering, all in one package, highlighting some of our many influences!”

As they conjure new, dark compositions, Dimmu Borgir take a retrospective look back, celebrating the band’s 30th anniversary and the seminal artists that left a defining imprint on their sound.

Conceived in the heart of the Norwegian black metal scene in 1993, Dimmu Borgir quickly broke free from the boundaries of the genre, daring to combine a traditional raven black sound with opulent symphonic orchestration. They became pioneers within their own field, forging groundbreaking albums such as “Enthrone Darkness Triumphant” (1997), “Spiritual Black Dimensions” (1999), and “Death Cult Armageddon” (2003), invading the entire world with headline tours and eventually turning into the most influential act of their genre after nine full-length studio releases.

After their last two successful albums Abrahadabra and Eonian and the remixed version of Puritanical Euphoric Misanthropia, Dimmu Borgir herald their 30-year legacy by releasing, together for the first time, a collection of their cover songs. “Inspiratio Profanus” features a cover of ‘Black Metal’ (VENOM), the genre-defining ‘Perfect Strangers’ (DEEP PURPLE), fan-favorite ‘Burn In Hell’ (TWISTED SISTER), and electrifying renditions from the legendary CELTIC FROST, as well as other immensely influential artists!

“Inspiratio Profanus” can be pre-order HERE.

“Inspiratio Profanus” track listing:

1. Black Metal (Venom)
2. Satan My Master (Bathory)
3. Dead Men Don’t Rape (G.G.F.H.)
4. Nocturnal Fear (Celtic Frost)
5. Burn In Hell (Twisted Sister)
6. Perfect Strangers (Deep Purple)
7. Metal Heart (Accept)
8. Nocturnal Fear (Celtically Processed) (Celtic Frost)

Share.

Comments are closed.

error: This content is copyrighted!
25,885Fans
2,046Followers
67,300Subscribers