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ENSLAVED Is Focus Of 12-Part Documentary Series On Norwegian TV

Norway's avantgarde metal heroes ENSLAVED are being honored with an elaborate 12-part television documentary named "Heimvegen" ("The Way Home"),which is broadcast every Saturday on Norwegian TV (TV Haugaland) and on YouTube. All episodes are subtitled into English. The documentary offers a detailed...
December 8, 2020


ENSLAVED's journey into prog-fueled musical madness has been an incredibly fun evolution to witness. The remaining vestiges of their more blistering black metal days become more and more of a distant memory with every subsequent album, but it is a testament to the group's creativity — and their abil...
September 28, 2020

ENSLAVED Releases Music Video For New Single 'Urjotun'

Norway's avantgarde metal heroes ENSLAVED have released the third single, "Urjotun" from their upcoming album, "Utgard", due on October 2 via Nuclear Blast. The track, one of their most experimental yet, is accompanied by a psychedelic video detailing dark visions and a journey to the outer reaches...
August 28, 2020

Watch ENSLAVED's Music Video For New Single 'Jettegryta'

Norway's progressive black metallers ENSLAVED have released the second single, "Jettegryta", from their upcoming studio album "Utgard". The single is accompanied by a frost-bitten video, in which an Icelandic pristine glacial landscape is darkened by sinister events. Grutle Kjellson commented on the...
July 10, 2020

SLAVES To Change Name Due To 'Racial Connotations'

As the "Black Lives Matter" movement prompts reckonings about race and skin color around the world, SLAVES have announced plans to change their name. On Thursday, the Sacramento, California-based outfit released a statement explaining that it "cannot continue to tie [its] music and [its] positive me...
June 26, 2020

Stygian Bough Volume I

Bassist and vocalist Dylan Desmond has been the enduring force behind Seattle's exceptional funeral doom outfit BELL WITCH. The act has been a duo at its core, and originally included founding member Adrian Guerra, who sadly passed away in 2016, prior to his replacement and current vocalist/drummer...
June 23, 2020

ENSLAVED Announces 'Cinematic Summer Tour 2020'

ENSLAVED has announces the "Cinematic Summer Tour 2020". After a successful, innovative streaming event on April 1 from Verftet Online Music, the Norwegian avant garde metal heroes will be taking it one step further to enlighten our concert-less summer with a series of online events that are much mo...
June 3, 2020

ENSLAVED Releases Music Video For New Single 'Homebound'

Norway's avantgarde metal heroes ENSLAVED have released the official music video for their new single, "Homebound". The song is taken from the band's upcoming album, "Utgard", due in the fall via Nuclear Blast. ENSLAVED will release "Homebound" as a limited-edition seven-inch vinyl, limited to 500 p...
May 22, 2020

Mestarin kynsi

While loosely categorized as black metal, there has never been anything straightforward about the sounds generated by Finland's ORANSSI PAZUZU throughout their decade-long existence. Their musical output so far is definitely discordant enough to earn the genre tag, and the vocals — shared by guitari...
April 15, 2020

ENSLAVED Explains 'Utgard' Album Title

Norway's avantgarde metal heroes ENSLAVED will release their new album, "Utgard", in the fall via Nuclear Blast. The band commented: "'Utgard' bears countless meanings to us; an image, metaphor, an esoteric 'location', a word on its own, etc. — on different levels and layers. From Norse mythology we...
April 8, 2020

ENSLAVED To Perform At Online Music Festival Next Week

Norwegian metal avant-gardists ENSLAVED will perform at the Verftet Online Music Festival in Bergen, Norway on April 1. The online event will be streamed via and YouTube. The band states: "When the old Bergen ring-fox Mikal Telle asked us to join his and local venue USF's fantastic initiative...
March 25, 2020

ENSLAVED To Release 'Utgard' Album In The Fall; Cover Artwork Unveiled

Norwegian metal avant-gardists ENSLAVED will release their new album, "Utgard", in the fall via Nuclear Blast. The disc was tracked in Bergen in Duper Studio and next door at drummer Iver Sandøy's Solslottet Studio before it was mixed at Fascination Street in Örebro, Sweden with Jens Bogren. The fir...
March 24, 2020

FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE Unveils 'Monnalisa' Music Video

Italian orchestral-death metal giants FLESHGOD APOCALYPSE have unveiled a stunningly beautiful new cinematic masterpiece video for the band's latest single "Monnalisa". The clip arrives just weeks ahead of the band's massively anticipated return to North America for a special tour where they'll be a...
February 28, 2020

ENSLAVED Films New Music Video In Iceland

Norwegian metal avant-gardists ENSLAVED filmed a new music video earlier this month at the South Coast of Iceland and Reykjanes. For the new clip, frontman Grutle Kjellson spent five days in Iceland with video producer Gaui H from Gaui H Pic, his production assistant Marita Joensen and the actors St...
January 21, 2020

SEPULTURA's DERRICK GREEN On Drummer ELOY CASAGRANDE: 'He Brings In His Own Personality And His Style'

"Quadra", the forthcoming album from Brazilian/American metallers SEPULTURA, is a treasure chest of hidden meanings, the beginning of a new era and a space with its own rules, its own definitions and its own reality. The LP will be released on February 7 via Nuclear Blast. The band has released anot...
January 19, 2020