Devil’s Bell, the new album by Norwegian rockers Audrey Horne, is coming out next Friday, on Napalm Records and is surely one of the highlights in heavy music this year. We caught up with the band’s frontman Torkjell Rød (or, if you prefer, Toschie) to talk about how you write a good melody or lyric,..
Photo: Roy Bjørge COSMOS TREMBLED WHEN IT CAME TO BE FUSION OF SENSE AND EARTH... There is a desert which is very old, very dry, and very dangerous. Few have ever dared to cross it, and fewer have returned. Some say that it is a desert between places, others say that it is a desert..
First single and video “The Marauders” unveiled today! DROTT is comprised of Arve Isdal (Enslaved), Ivar Thormodsæter (Ulver) and Matias Monsen and hails from Bergen in the west coast of Norway. With their varied musical background ranging from metal and jazz to classical music, they create the genre which can only be described as DROTT. Inspired..
Enslaved (photo credit: Roy Bjørge) Utgard-Loki beckons! Blackened avant-gardists Enslaved have launched into their30th year with thunder and flames. Although their Utgard European Tour will now take place in spring 2022, with support coming from Intronaut, Obsidian Kingdom and Crown, the band are proud to announce four new live albums/DVDs. Out June 25th, the audio and visuals for these releases have been taken from..
Enslaved's new studio album Utgard was recently released into the world, the concept of which explores the esoteric place in Norse mythology that celebrates the rebirth of the individual - a place where one goes for unification of that which is above and that which lies below. A reckoning of dark and light, of night and day. In continued..
With some bands there are simply not enough superlatives to throw down as to the scale of their creativity or looking to push past the musical veil in search of more. The uninitiated may roll their eyes at the thought but the extreme end of the metal spectrum is a hotbed of creativity that is..
It is not about avoiding fear of the pitch-black darkness, but to go into the darkness itself... Norway's premier progressive black metallers Enslaved have today released third single Urjotun from their upcoming studio album Utgard -out 2nd October via Nuclear Blast. The single, one of their most experimental yet, is accompanied by a psychedelic video detailing dark visions and a journey..
Enslaved are preparing for the second show of their Cinematic Summer Tour, streaming this evening at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST. 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...
Norwegian blackened avant-gardists ENSLAVED are set to release their 15th studio album, Utgard, on October 2nd via Nuclear Blast. In a trailer released this week, guitarist Ivar Bjørnson discusses the current band line-up and the recording of the new album. Pre-Order Utgard Utagrd will be available in the following formats: CD jewel case (available with signed..
A white lady wandering through the woods of Bergen? No, this is not a ghost haunting the most beautiful city in Norway, but ENSLAVED shooting a new video for their upcoming release. Ivar Bjørnson on the video shoot in Bergen "We had a great weekend filming with the Icelandic video magician Gaui H - this..