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Enslaved enter the studio to record new album - due out in May 2020

Norwegian metal avant-gardists Enslaved have some big news for their fans: the band have just entered the studio and are currently working on new material for their upcoming album. This new gem will be released once again via Nuclear Blast Records and has a tentative release date of May 2020.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjørnson stated about the recordings:

Enslaved re-sign with Nuclear Blast and release music video for “What Else is There?”

There is ample reason to celebrate: Enslaved have once again joined forces with Nuclear Blast, to spread the music of the Norwegian avant-garde metallers all around the globe. With that, band and label renew a collaboration that has been ongoing for around ten years and two years ago produced the universally lauded album “E”.

Band founding member and guitarist Ivar Bjornson stated about the re-signing:

Finsterforst to release new studio album “Zerfall” on August 2nd 2019

Their fifth studio album, “Zerfall”, sees Black Forest Metal act Finsterforst return to the serious and elegiac soundscapes of classics such as the critically acclaimed “Mach Dich Frei” (2015). The Germans’ emotional brand of post black metal gives vent to endless rage with pounding riffs and astonishing orchestral elements – and then flows into somber choirs.

Enslaved announce Fall 2018 European & UK co-headlining tour with High On Fire

Norwegian black metal avant-gardists Enslaved are proud to announce a co-headline UK/EU tour with Californian sludge-tinged riff masters High On Fire, who are fronted by Matt Pike also of Sleep.

The string of dates set for this autumn will run from late September through to mid-October, and are set to include 14 shows across 7 countries.

Two of the UK show dates - Milton Keynes 06/10 and Leeds 07/10 – will be Enslaved headline shows.

Enslaved announces new tour dates for Scandinavia, Japan and Australia

Norwegian avant-garde metallers Enslaved are heading out to conquer new territories!

For the first time since the release of their latest masterpiece “E”, the band will perform their epic new tracks on Japanese and Australian soil throughout August and September, going on to hit the stages of Denmark, Sweden and their home country, Norway, this winter.

For these selected dates, support will come from black metallers Gaahls Wyrd, as well as the new Windir incarnation Vreid. Tickets will go on sale on Friday, May 25th at 9:00 AM.

Enslaved to release new studio album “E” on October 13th 2017

True Norwegian black avant-gardists Enslaved have announced the release of their epic new studio album, “E”, for October 13th, 2017.

This 14th full-length masterpiece 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.