Tag Archives: ENSLAVED

Opeth

Live: Opeth and Enslaved, Manchester Ritz

Over the past few years progressive rock has changed significantly, with most of the smaller bands opting to take a heavier approach with each album however, Swedish Prog outfit Opeth have taken the opposite approach and have gotten softer and in some ways sound closer to the classic prog rock bands like Yes and Jethro Tull, joining them was Norwegian ...

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Review: Enslaved – E

The metal word owes a lot to black Norwegian metal progressive leviathans Enslaved for their 26 years of service. 14 albums in and there still doesn’t seem to be an end to their limitless well of creativity. E certainly marks a milestone in the life and times of Enslaved, as they surely head towards the pantheon of immortality.

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damnation

Damnation Festival announce first bands for 2016

Damnation Festival Is heading into its 12th year as an all day festival, and still it is able to pull out the finest of announcements even after all these years. Finally, after the hangovers and sore heads of Novembers Damnation Festival has cleared, we are able to look ahead to this years and have been rewarded with 5 bands of ...

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Trivium

Bloodstock 2015 Highlights: Thursday and Friday

RAMzine readers will be familiar with other major rock festivals this year, but it is universally recognised that Bloodstock is tailor-made for metal-heads.  Since going ‘open air’ in 2005 this site has seen all kinds of acts from Slayer to Alice Cooper and everything in between. This year’s line-up was no different – four nights of carnage at Catton Hall ...

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Bloodstock announce new bands & clubnights

Festival season has started, but Bloodstock still has a few more little announcements to keep our appetites wet. Ten new bands have been announced across the weekend. Friday on the Sophie Lancaster stage, Messiah’s Kiss take the stand featuring former session musicians for Tony Iommi and Saxon. Saturday welcomes old school thrash act Annihilated, and brutal death metallers Ageless Oblivion. ...

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Album Review: Enslaved – In Times

Enslaved have been a corner stone of the black metal scene for nearly fifteen years and in that time they have released thirteen albums, number thirteen of which is In Times.  In that time they have taken up the mantle as one of the bands willing to move away from the elitist black metal principles, being happy to play with ...

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Bloodstock add Enslaved, Pro-Pain & Korpiklaani

Bloodstock has shaped up to be a transcendent proceeding! Over the past few months they have announced some great acts: Within Temptation, and Rob Zombie with his full production and Trivium, special guests Opeth and Sabaton, plus Cannibal Corpse, Ihsahn, Sepultura, Orange Goblin, Death Ta, Nuclear Assault, 1349, Dark Angel, Ensiferum, Belphegor, Overkill, Agalloch, and Armored Saint! Bloodstock have now announced Norwegian, ...

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Nuclear Blast honour Record Store Day

Bands from the Nuclear Blast rooster have released a video telling of their love for the good ol’ fashioned wax in honour of Record Store Day. Enslaved, Black Star Riders, Thy Art Is Murder, Threshold and Free Fall all feature on the video which you can check out below! Nuclear Blast are offering a free Beats Blast sampler for Record ...

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Hammerfest

Hammerfest V: In Fear of the Dragon Festival Review

In the fantastical world of Heavy Metal music, sights such as massive armour-clad Bushido warriors – rising like phantoms from icy mists- are not unusual. These demonic samurai figures, along with a number of other lurking ghosts, gruesome blood soaked zombies, evil vampires and associated monsters … made up the crowd at this year’s Hammerfest – Episode V “In Fear ...

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enslaved

Enslaved Launch Competition!

Norwegian metal mob Enslaved have launched a contest for fans to make a lyric video for the titular track from their new album entitled Riitiir! Up for grabs is a signed copy of the album and a Riitiir t-shirt, as well as a personal video message from the band themselves thanking the lucky person for their efforts. Not only that, but ...

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