Dimmu Borgir releases Death Cult Armageddon

Death Cult Armageddon is the sixth studio album by Norwegian symphonic black metal band Dimmu Borgir, released on 8 September 2003.

It has since sold over 100,000 copies in the United States; the first album under Nuclear Blast to do so; and debuted on the Billboard 200 chart at number 169. The songs "Progenies of the Great Apocalypse" and "Vredesbyrd" were both released as singles with accompanying music videos. The prior song featuring additional vocals from Abbath; along with "Heavenly Perverse"; being used, with "Eradication Instincts Defined", as background music in the Hellboy film trailer and was featured on the TV show Battle for Ozzfest. "Eradication Instincts Defined" was also used in a trailer for the film Stardust. Parts of the album were recorded with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra.