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Having just released their acclaimed new studio album Utgard little over a week ago, (Read our review here) Norwegian blackened avant-gardists Enslaved have announced a European tour for May 2021. The band achieved some incredible chart positions worldwide including; US #67 Billboard #9 Current Hard Music #3 Top New Artist, Germany #30, UK #17 Indie #8 Rock and Italy …

With their fantastic new album Utgard released to the world. Read our review here. We caught up with Ivar Bjørnson and Iver Sandøy from the band to find out about the album and how they have managed to survive and thrive over the 3 decades of making music. You have a new album set to …

With ‘Utgard’ Enslaved are looking behind the mirror, tracing the origins of the well-known fables of the northern world back into each and every one of us. A band that have always been more than a black metal band endlessly turning out the usual and expected. Enslaved are happier when pushing the boundaries especially into …

Enslaved are preparing for the final act of their Cinematic Summer Tour – now due to take place on Thursday 1st of October at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST. This virtual release event ‘Utgard – The Journey Within’ is named after their upcoming studio album Utgard (out on the 2nd of October), from which they’ll be performing several tracks for the first time …

Norway’s progressive black metallers Enslaved have today released third single ‘Urjotun’ from their upcoming studio album ‘Utgard’ due 2nd October via Nuclear Blast.  Vocalist Grutle Kjellson commented:“The lyrical idea for Urjotun had been spinning around in the chaos in the back of my head for quite a while, when Ivar sent me the riff-demo last autumn. I knew instantly that this was it, the very soundtrack …

Enslaved are sharing the video for their second show of their Cinematic Summer Tour. This special performance is called ‘Below The Lights’ – named after their 2003 ground-breaking 7th studio album which they’ll be playing in full for the very first time. It’s a collaboration with Bergen’s infamous Beyond The Gates Festival. Watch it here: Enslaved commented:  “Below The Lights is a …

Norway’s premier progressive black metallers Enslaved have released the second single ‘Jettegryta’ from their upcoming studio album Utgard. The single is accompanied by a frost-bitten video, in which an Icelandic pristine glacial landscape is darkened by sinister events. Today, the band have also launched pre-orders for Utgard, which will be released on October 2nd via Nuclear Blast Records. Singer Grutle Kjellson commented on the video: “Iceland …

VENUE: The Zoo, Brisbane, Australia : August 31st When word was out a few months back regarding the return of Enslaved to Australian shores, the local metal collective was beside themselves with joy! It had been five years since the legendary Norwegian Metal horde had last graced us with their presence. The whole visitation was …