Mayhem Sign to Century Media for New Album

The Norwegian black metal legends' will release their sixth full-length this fall

BY Brock ThiessenPublished May 8, 2019

Long-running and influential Norwegian black metal band Mayhem have announced their new album will arrive later this year. While no title has been revealed yet, the record will arrive on October 25 via their new label home of Century Media Records.

This will mark Mayhem's sixth album and follows 2014's Esoteric Warfare.

"Once again Mayhem is writing a new chapter in its 35 year history," Mayhem said in a collective statement. "We are excited to now have joined forces with Century Media and are eager to see what this partnership can do for us both in the future."

Mayhem's current lineup includes core members Necrobutcher, Hellhammer and Attila Csihar, in addition to Teloch and Ghul.

Along with the new album reveal, Mayhem have announced a European tour, the dates of which you can find below.

Of course, Mayhem's violent story was recently told in the film Lords of Chaos.

Tour dates:

10/31 Nijmegen, NL - Doornroosje

11/01 Leiden, NL - Gebr De Nobel

11/05 Paris, FR - La Machine Du Moulin Rouge

11/06 Rennes, FR - L'etage

11/07 Toulouse, FR - Metronum

11/10 Lyon, FR - CCO

11/12 Milano, IT - Magazzini Generali

11/14 Vienna, AT - Szene

11/15 Prague, CZ - Meet Factory

11/16 Berlin, DE - Astra

11/17 Lille, FR - Tyrant Fest

11/19 Kassel, DE - Musik Theater 130BPM

11/21 Mannheim, DE - MS Connextion Complex

11/22 Vosselaar, BE - Biebob

11/23 Oberhausen, DE - Turbinehalle

11/24 Copenhagen, DK - Pumpehuset

11/26 Tampere, FI - Pakkahuone

11/27 Helsinki, FI - Tavastia

11/29 Stockholm, SE - Fryshuset Klubben

11/30 Gothenburg, SE - Pustervik

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