Enslaved Readies New Album “Utgard”, Reveals Artwork

Progressive Metal legends 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 band made a post to Instagram with the artwork. The filmed a new music video 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 Striga and Kolbeinn. Their last album, E, came out in 2017, also via Nuclear Blast.  Continue reading

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Beyond The Gates Books Candlemass, 1349, Whoredom Rife, Hexvessel and Year Of The Goat

Long-running Metal Festival experience Beyond The Gates has booked its final bands for 2020 to complete their lineup! Joining the bill are Candlemass, 1349, Whoredom Rife, Hexvessel and Year Of The Goat. Already announced bands include Mercyful Fate, Opeth, Enslaved, Heilung, Sodom and more! A limited number of 3 Day Festival passes and club tickets on sale at the links below. Beyond The Gates Festival Takes Place August 19 – 22 in Bergen, Norway. Continue reading

Enslaved Shoots New Video in Iceland, New Album Recording Underway

Enslaved continues to make progress on their new album, due later in 2020 via Nuclear Blast. The has now teased new pictures from a breath-taking video shoot that frontman Grutle Kjellson undertook this January, around the south coast of Iceland and Reykjanes. For the new clip, Grutle spent five days in Iceland – together with video producer Gaui H from Gaui H Pic, his production assistant Marita Joensen and the actors Striga and Kolbeinn. Continue reading

Enslaved Enters the Studio to Work on New Album!

Progressive Metal legends Enslaved have entered the studio, working toward new material for their upcoming album. This new album will see its release via Nuclear Blast Records and has a tentative release date of May 2020. Continue reading

Enslaved Releases New Video, Re-signs to Nuclear Blast

Progressive Metal legends Enslaved have announced they have re-signed to Nuclear Blast Records, continuing the relationship they have had for the last decade. The band continues to work towards the follow-up.  The band also released a new music video for the bonus track from their acclaimed last album E. Check out this cool clip for the song,  ‘What Else Is There’, a cover of an electro-pop song by Röyskopp. The song is featured as a bonus track on the digipack CD and digital version on E. Continue reading

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Decibel Metal and Beer Festival 2019

Today is the day! The third annual Decibel Metal and Beer Festival takes place today at the Fillmore in Philadelphia! Fourteen of the best bands and some of the best craft brewers in the world converge in Philly for all the mayhem. Today Saturday and tomorrow Sunday, April 13-14, 2019, will be full of music, beers, and awesometastic vendors and people. The pre-party was last night, but we have your preview below. Doors and pours start at 4 PM and there are a few tickets left at the door! Continue reading

PODCAST: Episode 9 – Albert Mudrian of Decibel Magazine Previews Metal and Beerfest III

Ghost Cult had the honor of speaking with Decibel Magazine editor-in-chief Albert Mudrian for our latest podcast. Albert previewed the upcoming Metal and Beerfest III, taking place this April, 13th, and 14th at The Fillmore in Philadelphia, PA. Albert discussed his approach to curating the fest, booking bands like Baroness, Triptykon, Obituary, Enslaved, Rosetta and more, plus the many talented young bands from the Philly area, working with the best and most metal craft breweries (and meaderies) in America, the Decibel Magazine Tour 2020 and more! There are only a few tickets left for this weekend, so get yours here!  Continue reading