Abbath Launches Corpse Paint Contest
We all love the icy, grinding music of blackened thrashers Abbath, led by the former Immortal frontman of the same name. But just as awesome as the band’s music is the singer’s iconic badger facepaint, which took the corpse paint designs of early Norwegian black metal and simplified it to a professional-wrestling degree. Now, Abbath want to see how you look rocking the black and whites, and have launched a corpse paint contest in which fans could win a sweet merch bundle by showing off their make-up skills.
Here are the basics: between June 21st and July 5th, participants need to post photos of themselves in their best Abbath get-up with the hashtag #Abbathfacepaint. The winner will receive a copy of the band’s new album Outstrider, a T-shirt, and even a little Abbath-brand tin of black and white facepaint.
Check out this video preview for the contest below:
Better get painting.
Meanwhile, if you want to show the band your corpse paint skills live and in person, do your make-up and catch Abbath live at one of the upcoming dates listed below:
27 - Steenwijk (NL) @ Stonehenge Festival
24 - Bergen (NO) @ Beyond the Gates Festival
23 - Weimar (DE) @ Uhrenwerk
24 - Bochum (DE) @ Matrix
25 - Nijmegen (NL) @ Doornroosje
26 - Antwerpen (BE) @ Trix
27 - London (UK) @ Islington Assembly Hall
28 - Paris (FR) @ La Machine Du Moulin Rouge
29 - Nantes (FR) @ Stereolux
30 - Toulouse (FR) @ Metronum
31 - Barcelona (ES) @ Salamandra
01 - Madrid (ES) @ But
02 - Lyon (FR) @ Nikasi Kao
04 - Mannheim (DE) @ MS Connexion Complex
05 - München (DE) @ Backstage
06 - Luzern (CH) @ Schüür
07 - Parma (IT) @ Campus Music Industry
08 - Brno (CZ) @ Fleda
09 - Warschau (PL) @ Progresja
11 - Berlin (DE) @ Festsaal Kreuzberg
12 - Hamburg (DE) @ Kulturpalast
13 - Copenhagen (DK) @ Amager Bio
14 - Gothenburg (SE) @ Tradgarn
15 - Stockholm (SE) @ Fryhuset Klubben
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