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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Norwegian progressive black metal band Enslaved have announced that they are going to embark on an European tour to celebrate their 25th anniversary. Australian extreme prog metallers Ne Obliviscaris will be joining this tour as a direct support to Enslaved. The tour is kicking off in the last months of 2016, and so far 16 shows are announced. If you can't see your country or city listed, don't worry. More dates will follow.
If you were waiting to hear the entire new Enslaved album In Times, you are in luck because it is being streamed in its entirety over on YouTube right now. Nuclear Blast Records has made the whole thing available online today and for free. Be sure to let us know what you think in the comments below. Did it match your expectations? Is it what you were hoping for after listening to the new songs? Enjoy it while you can!
If you want to enjoy some more material from Enslaved's new album In Times, stop what you are doing! The Norwegians just premiered the new track, or at least part of it, "One Thousand Years Of Rain", and you can stream it right here right now. The song is available through the lyric video below. With their new album to be released less than two weeks from now, does this song make you want to hear more? Share your impressions.
Are you ready for some new Enslaved? Here it is folks, finally a new song from the Norwegian metallers. Below you can enjoy the lyric video for an edited version of the track "Thurisaz Dreaming", the opener taken from the upcoming album In Times. It's the first piece of new material you get to hear for now. Enjoy and share your thoughts!
Now that Enslaved have announced their new album In Times, the tours will begin and the first one will be with special guests stoners Yob and Ecstatic Vision supporting. The Norwegians will embark on a North American trek in March, around the time of the album release. See the dates below. Maybe you will get lucky.
Enslaved have been preparing the release of a new album. The songwriting process and recordings are done and today we find out all about it. In Times will be the title of the thirteenth studio album by the Norwegian progressive extreme metallers. The hand-painted artwork is by long-time collaborating artist and "sixth Enslaved member" Truls Espedal and you can take a look at it below. The album will be released on March 6th, 2015 via Nuclear Blast. Furthermore, you can find out the tracklist and a little bit more about the album now.
Earlier this year, Enslaved began working on their next album after they released RIITIIR back in 2012. The thirteenth studio installment by the Norway's progressive extreme metallers is now underway as the recording process has started. What do you expect from the new album?
Roadburn 2015 is officially taking off. Enslaved guitarist Ivar Bjørnson has been announced as one of the curators of Roadburn Festival 2015 alongside Wardruna's Einar Kvitrafn Selvik. As curators, both Ivar and Einar will personally select the bands for their curated Roadburn event, named Houses of the Holistic, and play special shows with Enslaved and Wardruna respectively as well.
Care for another album from Enslaved? In a recent interview, Ivar Bjørnson of Enslaved commented on the band's plans for the future and mentioned that a few side-projects will be revived/born. He also confirms that the band will work on a new album this year.