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Enslaved - To Play Entire 'Frost' Album Live For The First Time

After performing their debut album, Vikingligr Veldi, at Beyond The Gates Festival this year, Enslaved have now announced that they will return in 2018 to perform their second album Frost (1994) in its entirety for the first time ever! The festival will take place in Bergen, where they are from, from 23rd-25th of August 2018.

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Posted: 15.11.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Enslaved - To Tour With Wolves In The Throne Room, Myrkur, Khemmis

Enslaved have just unleashed their new album E on October 13th via Nuclear Blast. The album debuted at #12 on the Norwegian charts as well as #6 US Billboard Heatseekers, among others. Enslaved have now also been confirmed as headliners of the 2018 Decibel Magazine Tour. The Norwegian progressive metal legends will join forces with Pacific Northwest black metal heroes Wolves In The Throne Room, Danish post-black siren Myrkur and doomed crushers Khemmis (with regional openers in select markets to be announced next year).

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Band profile: Enslaved
Event: The Decibel Magazine Tour 2018
Posted: 26.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (15)


Enslaved - Unveil New Video

Get ready to hear more music from Enslaved's new album! The Norwegian progressive black metallers have just debuted a new music video and consequently, new material from the impending release, E. While the 10-minute-long opening track "Storm Son" gave fans a taster of what to expect, the single "The River's Mouth" reveals a heavier side of the 14th full-length release. Watch the official video for "The River's Mouth", which was once again created by Josh Graham (Soundgarden, Neurosis), here.

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Posted: 06.10.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Enslaved - New Single Streaming Online

Enslaved just premiered a new song and why not start with a 10-minute number? The progressive black metallers from Norway will release their new studio album, E, on October 13th, 2017 and with this 14th full-length record, they herald a new chapter in the band's history. To provide a first taster of what's to come, the band now unveils their debut music video for the opener "Storm Son", designed by Josh Graham, who previously worked with Soundgarden and Neurosis among others, and delivered an animated art that you can watch here. Did you enjoy the ride?

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Posted: 11.08.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (19)


Enslaved - Announce New Album Details

Enslaved has finally revealed all about their new album and follow-up to In Times. The Norwegian black metal avantgardists just announced the release of their epic new studio album for October 13th, 2017. This 14th full-length "sets the musical mind-twisters free from genre boundaries and offers a unprecedented mix of prog, extreme metal and shoegaze on 8 tracks with a play time of more than an hour." Titled E, the album was once again written by the unholy alliance of guitarist Ivar Bjørnson (music, lyrics) and singer/bassist Grutle Kjellson (lyrics) and marks the introduction of their new keyboard master and clean vocalist Håkon Vinje. See the cover and song titles here.

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Band profile: Enslaved
Posted: 07.08.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (8)


Enslaved - Confirm European Tour

Up to this point the Norwegian black metallers Enslaved have unveiled very few details about their upcoming 14th studio album, but now the time has come to announce their European headlining tour, starting in Germany on November 10th. In addition, the band will also support their label mates Opeth on their tour through the United Kingdom and Ireland. All confirmed dates can be found down below.

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Posted: 16.07.2017 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Enslaved - Complete New Album Recordings

The Norwegian progressive black metal innovators Enslaved have finished the recording process of their 14th full-length and in the renowned Fascination Street Studios, Jens Bogren polished this new raw diamond with his mixing and mastering skills. Just like for their predecessor, In Times, the metal veterans from Bergen keep expanding their horizons.

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Posted: 05.07.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (14)


Enslaved - Premiere Live Track 'Isa', Share New Album Update

Enslaved will release their eight-track live album entitled Roadburn Live next Friday, May 19th via By Norse Records, which is the recording of their 2015 performance at the Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, The Netherlands. Less than two weeks away, the band shared the tune "Isa" which will be included on the live release and you can hear it below.

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Posted: 10.05.2017 by nikarg | Comments (2)


Enslaved - Enter The Studio, New Album In The Making

Good news arrive from the Enslaved camp today. It looks like the Norwegian progressive metallers are already forging the follow-up to In Times released two years ago. They have entered the studio again to record their 14th, yet untitled full-length release. The recordings are taking place at Duper & Solslottet Studios in Bergen throughout April, and will be mixed and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios. According to their label, "the album promises to be original and refreshing - and to contain some surprising new elements."

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Posted: 21.04.2017 by BloodTears | Comments (25)


Enslaved - Herbrand Larsen Leaves

Enslaved are losing their keyboardist and vocalist Herbrand Larsen. He decided to leave the band after 13 years but he departs on good terms. He simply doesn't have the drive in him anymore. The band didn't discuss new members for now.

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Posted: 15.12.2016 by FrisoVanDaalen | Comments (17)


Enslaved - Stream Track From Upcoming Compilation

Norwegian progressive extreme metal icons Enslaved will release The Sleeping Gods - Thorn compilation on November 11th via By Norse Music. A full-length album comprised of rare material from 2010-2011, this is a unique collection of experimental recordings connecting with the band's early roots. In advance of its release, the band is currently streaming the tune "Heimvegen" for public consumption. Enjoy the epic track here!

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Posted: 27.10.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (2)


Enslaved - To Release 'The Sleeping Gods - Thorn'

Enslaved just announced a new release, but it isn't exactly a new album. The Sleeping Gods - Thorn will drop via By Norse Music on November 11th, and it will feature rare and experimental material from 2010/2011, collected for the first time as a full-length album. Costin Chioreanu of Twilight 13 Media (Roadburn Festival, Opeth, Darkthrone, At The Gates, etc.) once again did the new layout, including new illustrations.

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Posted: 07.09.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (5)


Enslaved - Debut Album To Be Reissued On Vinyl

Remember Enslaved's debut Vikingligr Veldi? Well, it will now be reissued on vinyl for the very first time this September on ByNorse. The reissue of Vikingligr Veldi will coincide with the band's 25th anniversary European Tour and will be available in a limited Enslaved 25 Webshop edition and a regular edition! The astonishing new layout was done by Zbigniew M. Bielak (Ghost, Mayhem, etc.) and includes four brand new illustrations specially made for this album.

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Posted: 16.06.2016 by BloodTears | Comments (0)


Enslaved - To Tour Australia In October

After announcing a set of European tour dates with Ne Obliviscaris earlier this year, Norwegian black metal masters Enslaved now confirmed the Australian part of their 25th anniversary tour. The band will pay a visit to country "down under" this October, and will perform two full sets at every show. Dates, venues and other details can found on the official tour flyer below.

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Band profile: Enslaved
Posted: 29.05.2016 by Abattoir | Comments (2)


Oceans Of Slumber - Joining Enslaved And Ne Obliviscaris On European Tour

American progressive metallers Oceans Of Slumber have announced that they are joining Enslaved on their upcoming European tour together with Ne Obliviscaris, as the opening act, making it even more interesting. New dates for this tour are expected to be released soon.

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Posted: 12.04.2016 by Fallen Ghost | Comments (2)