Swedish black metal horde MARDUK have issued the following year-end update:
"After over 220 shows in support of the hightly acclaimed Wormwood album and the Iron Dawn EP, the touring cycle has come to an end with the participation of the Hatefest tour. Marduk is currently in the studio recording the next album set for a spring release through Blooddawn/Century media. The album will be followed by a massive touring campaign. We are proud as a goat to announce the three first dates for 2012 as the band will be doing the three date Extremefest festival dates in Europe during July. Further updates will be brought forth as we march according to unshakable laws into the coming year. All Hail the worldwide Marduk legion!!"