1349 ticket give away

1349 at Empire

When it is cold and snowy outside the time is right for some Norwegian black metal and as luck would have it Norway’s 1349 will be coming to Empire on Tuesday, February 24th to spread their unholy black metal gospel in our area. Inspired by the snow outside today we’re giving away a pair of tickets to this very show to one of you grim and frostbitten DCHM readers. To enter: just tell me the name of your favorite metal album to put on when it snows. At 5pm EST this Friday, February 20th, a winner will be chosen at random (using Random.org) from all valid entries to win the tickets. Be sure to enter using a valid email you check regularly so I can contact you if you win. Don’t worry, I won’t add you to any spam lists or sell your info or anything sleazy like that. If I haven’t heard back from the winner within 24 hours another winner will be chosen at random. If you can’t wait to see if you win or the contest is already over when you read this, then you can get tickets from Ticket Fly for $17 here.

1349, named after the year the black plague came to Scandinavia, has been around since the late 90’s bringing their aggressive black metal to fans worldwide. This tour is to support their latest full length, Massive Cauldron of Chaos, and will be our area’s first chance to hear them play some of the new material live. In addition we’ll get to see the spazz out brutality of Origin, a death metal band from Kansas. Lately they’ve been known to have their fans break out in massive pillow fights in the mosh pit during their sets. Also on the tour is Wolvhammer from Minneapolis, who plays some filthy blackened sludge metal. Local support for this show will be from Yesterday’s Saints, who just released their debut full length, Generation Of Vipers, and Cladonia Rangiferina, a black metal band with several Empire employees in their ranks. That’s a hell of a line up to chill you to the bone this February. Be sure to check out these awesome videos by bands playing the show as you leave a comment telling me what your favorite metal album to listen to when it snows is.

1349 – Sculptor Of Flesh

Origin – Absurdity Of What I Am

Wolvhammer – Writhe

Yesterday’s Saints – The Recruitment


  1. Celtic Frost “Into The Pandemonium”

  2. Favorite snowfall album: Dissection/Storm of the Light’s Bane or Darkthrone/Transilvanian Hunger.

  3. Borknagar – Archaic Course

  4. Krallice – Dimensional Bleedthrough

  5. At The Heart of Winter

  6. Woods of Ypres- Against the Seasons is always good. But since the mail was running today I got my repress of Entomed’s- Clandestine and have been listening to it non stop!

  7. Destroyer 666 – Unchain The Wolves

  8. Easy! Transilvanian Hunger … “So Pure… So Cold”

  9. Immortal’s Pure Holocaust!

  10. Pretty much anything by Immortal or Marduk is going to work for me

  11. Behexen/Satanic Warmaster split

  12. Immortal’s Sons of Northern Darkness is my go to. Of note, i believe that the drummer from Job for a Cowboy is still touring with 1349 instead of Frost. Saw them last year and was surprised, but that may be old news

  13. Bathory- Nordland

  14. Agalloch – Marrow of the Spirit

  15. Hypocrisy – penetrailia

  16. Black Sabbath – Vol. 4

  17. Immortal – Sons of Northern Darkness

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