London By Norse: Enslaved (Of Frost and Fire) / Vulture Industries – The Dome, London (17th March 2016)

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left" /] This review is Part of series of articles on London By Norse. The various articles will be linked at the bottom of each page once they have been uploaded. I must admit, I'm not too familiar with Enslaved's older material. My knowledge of their albums goes back as far as … Continue reading London By Norse: Enslaved (Of Frost and Fire) / Vulture Industries – The Dome, London (17th March 2016)

Enslaved reveal artwork and more for “Enslaved 25”

Commissioned by Chioreanu Costin who has worked with Roadburn Festival, as well as Ivar Bjornson and Enslaved on various projects, the pieces perfectly capture the essence and imagery of the periods they represent. What’s more, Costin’s involvement could not be more appropriate considering Ivar’s involvement as a curator at Roadburn Festival earlier this year. March … Continue reading Enslaved reveal artwork and more for “Enslaved 25”

Interview: Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle Kjellson of Enslaved

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left" /]James travelled down to London to have a chat with Enslaved's two founder members before they played a date at the Academy in Islington. This show with Grand Magus was turned out to be a warm-up of sorts for something pretty special next year... Enslaved will be playing three special shows … Continue reading Interview: Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle Kjellson of Enslaved

Enslaved/Grand Magus/De Profundis – O2 Academy Islington London, 24th September 2015

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left" /]I’ve always had a bit of a thing for Enslaved. Ever since I was introduced to the world of metal, Enslaved has always been a big part of that. The first song I ever heard by them was one of their most famous at the time, “Havenless”. Over the years, as … Continue reading Enslaved/Grand Magus/De Profundis – O2 Academy Islington London, 24th September 2015

Bloodstock 2015 Interview- Ivar Bjørnson of Enslaved

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left" /]A couple of hours after Enslaved brought their unique brand of metal to the main stage at Bloodstock, I had the opportunity to chat to the founding member and guitarist Ivar. We chatted about the response to the latest album and his opinion on the changes to the metal scene. Thanks … Continue reading Bloodstock 2015 Interview- Ivar Bjørnson of Enslaved

Bloodstock 2015 review: Friday

[avatar user="James" size="50" align="left"][J][/avatar] [avatar user="Sean" size="50" align="left"][S][/avatar] Edited by Mosh, words by [J]ames and [S]ean. Photos by Will Tudor. [J] Day one officially, unofficially day two, of Bloodstock dawned upon the hungover crowds. Upon awakening, I noticed that the campsite was a little different than when I collapsed into bed. There were more beer … Continue reading Bloodstock 2015 review: Friday