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Enslaved’s have released their full Cinematic Tour 2020 live album/DVD collection, and in celebration they have premiered a live video for ‘Homebound’.The video is a snapshot of the bands show, recorded in summer 2020 in Sotra, Norway. Iver Sandøy commented,  “Ah, the live album… Some of my all time favourite albums have been concert recordings. On top of that list I’ll put Made …

Norway’s Enslaved have shared another live video taken from their Cinematic Tour 2020 releases due 25th June via By Norseand Nuclear Blast. ‘Sacred Horse’ (live) is taken from the The Rise of Ymir (Verftet Online Festival 2020) recording. Enslaved’s Grutle Kjellson commented, “Sacred Horse is probably one of our proudest moments in our now three-decade long career, and that song …

AS 2021 draws back the curtains, stretches, yawns – looks for a better world ahead – it’s hit full on in the face by a sudden, piercing shaft of light in the form of Nebraska’s Flux Amuck, and “The Caterpillar”, their first new blast since 2019’s album, The Alternate. If you like your guitars full …

With the release of their live album of fan favourites ‘Dead Air‘, Katatonia have released their live lockdown session performance of track – ‘Lacquer’ taken from their album City Burials ”Dead Air is a document and a remembrance of a strange and surreal situation, as well as true evidence of the love for music – both ours …

Katatonia have released a live performance video of the City Burials single ‘Behind The Blood’, taken from the forthcoming live lockdown session album Dead Air.  Vocalist Jonas Renkse comments: “Here’s our first and (so far) only live rendition of ‘Behind The Blood’ from our latest album, City Burials. As weird as these times are, it gives us a …

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 …

Katatonia are riding high this year. After releasing their fantastic new studio album earlier this year – ‘City Burials’, read our review here, the band have also just announced the release of a live album due 13th November via Peaceville Records. Entitled ‘Dear Air‘ the live album will feature fan favourites plus the live premiere …

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 …

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 …

Sweden’s OPETH have come a long way in the past 30 years, having evolved from raw death metal to virtuosic and progressive vintage rock. Always forging their own path, the band have delivered 13 albums, each a fresh milestone within its genre and soon, the band centered around frontman and guitarist, Mikael Åkerfeldt, will be celebrating its 30th Anniversary. To …