Artist biog

Susperia

1999 - Record and distribute the Illusions Of Evil DEMO
Mustis (ex-Dimmu Borgir) puts down synthesizer tracks as guest musician having recently joined the ranks of Dimmu Borgir and becoming part of the family tree
2000 -Sign with Nuclear Blast Records
2001 -Release the classic Thrash/Black album "Predominance", recorded in Abyss studios
Special edition album released in South Korea
Sell more than 10.000 copies in the first three weeks
Tour Europe 2 weeks alongside In Flames, Nevermore, Lacuna Coil & Dimmu Borgir
Tour Europe again for 2 weeks alongside Destruction & Dimmu Borgir
Headline the Extremo Open Air festival in Portugal
Play the Inferno Festival in Norway
2002 -Release the innovative technical Thrash album "Vindication", also recorded in Abyss studios
(vocals at BBM studios, Oslo). Co-produced by Peter Tägtgren & Bjørn Boge
Co-headline the Milwaukee Metal Fest
Play the Hole in the Sky Festival, Norway
Release the music video for the song "The Bitter Man"
2003 -Tour United Kingdom for 1 week
Play 2 sold out shows in Mexico City & Monterrey, Mexico
2004 -Sign a new recording contract with Tabu Recordings
Release the higly acclaimed "Unlimited" album which is nominated for best album in the metal category at the Alarm Awards, Norway
Becoming the band`s best selling album, with over 5000 units in USA alone
Play in a total of 19 countries through Europe during the 9 week Unlimited Grudge European headline tour
Play the Inferno Festival, Norway for the second time
Play the Hole in the Sky Festival, Norway for the second time
Play the Slottsfjell Festival, Norway
Release the music video for the song Chemistry which is frequently aired on MTV
Tour their native country Norway extensively
Cover story in norwegian Scream Magazine
2005 - Release the EP "Devil May Care" with one new song and various cover songs
Creating music history becoming the first ever norwegian metal band to enter the nations official Top 20 Single hit list. A television interview on national TV honors the achievement
Invited as special guests on the very exclusive European tour of the newly re-united Testament
2 week headline tour of Europe
Release the music video for the song "Devil May Care"
2006 -Play the Inferno Festival, Norway for the third time
Play the Motstøy Festival, Norway
1 week headline tour of the United Kingdom
2007 -Release the long awaited darkened Thrash album "Cut From Stone"
Album debuts at 39th position on the Top 40 album list in Norway
Invited as main support for W.A.S.P. on a 2 week U.K. / Norway tour
1 week additional co-headline tour of the U.K. alongside the reunited Onslaught
2008 - Headline the Revoltallo festival, Spain
Play the Metal Rock Festival, Norway
Play a very rare show on the Gran Canaria Island, outside the coast of Morocco and Sahara
2009 - Sign a new recording contract with Candlelight Records
Release the higly praised album "Attitude", charting at 28th position on the Top 40 Album list in Norway
2 week headline tour of the U.K. with vocals handled by Bernt Fjellestad, due to Athera suffering a heart attack in march, and undergoing quadruple bypass open heart surgery
Athera returns to stage in June at a festival in Steinkjær, Norway
Play the Hard Rock Hell 3 festival in Wales, U.K.
2010 - The year is spent writing new music and playing some one-off shows
2011 - Susperia makes the cut to the norwegian semifinals of the Eurovision Song Contest as one of the 21 qualifiers out of more than 700 contestants with the song Nothing Remains, written in conjunction with the returning Mustis now no longer in Dimmu Borgir
Mustis stays onboard as guest musician, returning in this role after 12 years, and the band writes and records new and old material in Strand Studio, Norway
Will release, on the special date of 11.11.11, the much anticipated and celebratory album, "We Are The Ones", marking 10 years of album releases
Sign a new recording contract with SMG Records
2012 - Will play the Forces of Metal Festival, Netherlands




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