Tag Archives: Enslaved

Review: Enslaved reach new highs on ‘E’

Posted by on October 18, 2017

2017 has been a banner year for Bergen-based metal bands. With amazing releases from Helheim, Taake,  Vulture Industries and others, Western Norway is further solidifying itself as the most important locale for extreme music. Of course, the fact that metal pioneers, Enslaved, hail from the region, more firmly entrenches the mystique of Bergen. Last Friday […]

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New & Noteworthy, October 13th, 2017: The Missing Releases

Posted by on October 13, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week we have releases from Fozzy, Samael, Enslaved, and more! If you would like to check out last week’s New & Noteworthy, you can do so here. If you want to see […]

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Enslaved opens “The River’s Mouth”

Posted by on October 9, 2017

Just under one year ago, Enslaved held a special By Norse event in New York City to celebrate their 25th anniversary. It was shortly after their commemoration when longtime keyboardist Herbrand Larsen parted ways with the group due to losing his drive. Despite the change including recruiting Håkon Vinje on the keys, these Norwegian metal […]

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2017 Beyond the Gates Festival: Enslaved and Denner/Shermann deliver

Posted by on August 29, 2017

This was my second time seeing a festival at USF (the first being the amazing Blekkmetal). Formerly a high-volume sardine factory, the venue now can hold well over 1,000 people for a concert. The building by the water with breathtaking views has been expertly reconfigured for live music and features impressive site lines and fantastic […]

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Enslaved unveil new video, “Storm Son”

Posted by on August 11, 2017

Enslaved recently announced their new album E will be released on October 13th via Nuclear Blast. Their initial announcement revealed it will consist of an hour worth of material mixing between prog, extreme and shoegaze. Today (11), we get a taste of the said mix with the opening track, “Storm Son.” In the brand new […]

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Enslaved to release new album ‘E’ in October

Posted by on August 7, 2017

Enslaved kept their promise and it looks like their new album will have an autumn release. These Norwegian black avant-gardists have unveiled their forthcoming 14th studio LP entitled E will arrive on October 13th via Nuclear Blast. One can never be so sure which genre the group will dive into, however, this record will feature […]

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First 16 bands announced for 70000 Tons of Metal 2018

Posted by on July 6, 2017

There are a handful of people who have attended 70,000 Tons of Metal since the beginning, and 2018 will find it sailing into its eighth journey. During this past holiday weekend, Andy Piller, the Skipper of this four-day voyage, started the band announcements on Facebook. We are one day away from ticket sales for “survivors,” […]

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Enslaved finished recording new album, aiming for autumn release

Posted by on May 23, 2017

Roughly two weeks ago, Enslaved revealed they finished their last recording session for album number 14. Today, they shared an update from the studio that they completed the recording process. The forthcoming album’s title remains unknown, however, they plan for an autumn release via Nuclear Blast. Jens Bogren will be quite busy with this one. […]

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New & Noteworthy, May 19th, 2017: Releases Into Infinity

Posted by on May 19, 2017

New & Noteworthy is a weekly column in which we highlight some of the newest rock and metal releases coming out each week. This week features new studio releases from Dragonforce and Papa Roach, a live album/blu-ray from Rammstein, and a whole bunch of Amon Amarth and Iron Maiden vinyl reissues.. If you would like to […]

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Enslaved premiere live track “Isa,” shares update on a new album

Posted by on May 9, 2017

  Next Friday (19) Enslaved will release their live album entitled Roadburn Live via By Norse/Burning World Records. The set is from their 2015 performance at the Roadburn Festival in Tilburg, Netherlands. Less than two weeks away, the band shared the tune “Isa” which will be included on the live release. Pre-orders for Roadburn Live […]

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