ENSLAVED – Ivar discusses the band line-up and the recording of the new album “Utgard”

Norwegian blackened avant-gardists ENSLAVED are set to release their 15th studio album, “Utgard”, on October 2nd via Nuclear Blast. In a trailer released today, guitarist Ivar Bjørnson discusses the current band line-up and the recording of the new album. Find out more, here: youtu.be/PXNokqpilbU

Pre-Order “Utgard” here: nuclearblast.com/enslaved-utgard

“Utgard” will be available in these formats:

  • CD jewel case
  • CD + patch (mailorder exclusive)
  • Black Vinyl
  • Limited Edition Grey Vinyl (300 copies)
  • Limited Edition Blue Vinyl (300 copies) – SOLD OUT
  • Limited Edition Orange (300 copies)
  • Watch the official video for ‘Jettegryta’ here: youtu.be/xkEXIpym5E0
    Watch the official video for the forst single ‘Homebound’ here: youtu.be/92ptxt1FQiU

Cinematic Summer Tour information:

For this forward-thinking concept, ENSLAVED joined forces with three festivals, to present fans with three different shows. After a hugely successful stream in conjunction with Roadburn Festival, the band have two remaining shows left:

  • July 30th – in cooperation with Roadburn, the tour launches with a “Chronicles Of The Northbound” show.
     
  • August 20th – the second show will be a “Below The Lights” setpresented by Beyond The Gates festival.
     
  • September 30th – the band will end their virtual tour at Summer Breeze festival with a presentation of some new songs, for “Utgard – The Journey Within“.

Guitarist Ivar stated: “‘We must stick apart’ is a proverb of Discordianism (a religion I might or might not have just made up) that might fit the situation we are all in now. We are all isolated in various degrees; and we all miss live music. So, we have stuck apart and with our fantastic team of super-people in management, label and booking, plus three of our best friends who happen to be the very creme de la creme of European Festivals; we are now able to present this digital festival-tour. We are already hard at work preparing sets and shows that will make this one for the (e-)books. Thank you for your support, faith in us and patience – to have fans like you is an absolute privilege. See you in the ether!”

All shows will be streamed here: http://nblast.de/EnslavedYouTube
For more information head here: http://enslaved.no/cinematic-summer-tour-2020/

ENSLAVED are
Ivar Bjørnson | guitars 
Grutle Kjellson | vocals
Arve ‘Ice Dale’ Isdal | guitar
Håkon Vinje | Keyboards, Clean Vocals
Iver Sandøy | Drums

ENSLAVED online:
www.enslaved.no
www.facebook.com/enslaved/
www.instagram.com/enslavedofficial
www.nuclearblast.de/enslaved

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