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ENSLAVED Announces North American Headlining Tour

Photo by Tim Tronckoe

Photo by Tim Tronckoe

The long ships will return to North America once again when Norwegianprogressive-extreme-metal-Vikings, ENSLAVED, embark on their headlining tour this upcoming March! “Some days are greater than others,” commented guitarist Ivar Bjørnson. “Announcing the release of our new album In Times at the same time as a North American tour, both in early March 2015, makes for one hell of an event horizon. We’ve had such great tours in the US and Canada the last years; we simply cannot wait to come back! Ah, this can’t get much better. Hey, wait – masters YOB has accepted our invitation to be special guests, and ECSTATIC VISION is supporting. Now, there’s an amazing package for you (that’s what she said)!”

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ENSLAVED, YOB, ECSTATIC VISION

3/05/15            San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick

3/06/15            Los Angeles, CA – El Rey Theatre

3/07/15            San Francisco, CA – Slim’s

3/09/15            Portland, OR – Hawthorne Theater

3/10/15            Vancouver BC –         Rickshaw Theatre

3/11/15            Seattle, WA – El Corazon

3/13/15            Salt Lake City, UT – Bar Deluxe

3/14/15            Denver, CO – Summit Music Hall

3/16/15            Minneapolis, MN – Mill City Nights

3/17/15            Chicago, IL – Thalia Hall

3/19/15            Toronto, ON – Opera House

3/20/15            Montreal, QC – Les Foufounes Électriques

3/21/15            New York, NY – Gramercy Theatre

3/22/15            Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer

3/23/15            Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage

3/24/15            Boston, MA – Sinclair

 

In Times, the thirteenth studio album by ENSLAVED will be released on March 6 (Europe) and March 10, 2015 (N. America). The album was produced by band members Ivar Bjørnson, Grutle Kjellson & Herbrand Larsen together with Iver Sandøy.  Mixing was completed by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. Hand-painted artwork was created by long-time collaborating artist and “sixth ENSLAVED member” Truls Espedal.

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The track listing for In Times is:

01 – Thurisaz Dreaming
02 – Building With Fire
03 – One Thousand Years Of Rain
04 – Nauthir Bleeding
05 – In Times
06 – Daylight

Main recordings for In Times took place at Duper Studios to Solslottet Studio in Bergen, Norway with additional recordings sessions at Conclave & Earshot Studios (presided over by ENSLAVED members Larsen and Ice Dale), and Ivar Bjørnson’s Peersonal Sound Studios.  Additional experimentation and sonic exploration was conducted deep in the woods of Valevåg south of Bergen where a mobile studio recorded additional sounds

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