I (band)

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I
Origin Norway
Genres Black metal, heavy metal, thrash metal, viking metal[1]
Years active 2006–present
Labels Nuclear Blast
Associated acts Immortal
Gorgoroth
Enslaved
Website i-metal.net
Members Abbath Doom Occulta
Ice Dale
TC King
Armagedda

I is a Norwegian heavy metal supergroup formed in 2006. The band features Immortal members Abbath and Armagedda, Gorgoroth bassist TC King, and Enslaved's Ice Dale. The band cites Bathory as one of their major influences.[2]

The band's debut album, Between Two Worlds, was released on November 3, 2006 in the United Kingdom and November 14, 2006 in the United States through Nuclear Blast Records.[2] Their first and only live show was at The Hole in the Sky Festival in Bergen on August 26, 2006. Currently there are no more scheduled live shows.[3] Abbath has stated that he has started working on new songs for the next album.[4]

Style[edit]

The band features Abbath's raw black metal vocals accompanied with a classic metal influenced sound. Blasts beats and some of the more "erratic" structural traits of black metal have also been excluded, this gives the band more of a classic metal sound but the black metal influences are still evident giving the band a unique sound.[citation needed]

Discography[edit]

Line-up[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ I at MusicMight
  2. ^ a b Official homepage
  3. ^ Nuclear Blast
  4. ^ Terrorizer - The World's Leading Extreme Music Magazine

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