Enslaved are preparing for the final act of their Cinematic Summer Tour – nowdue to take place on Thursday 1st of October at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST.
This virtual release event ‘Utgard – The Journey Within’ is named after their upcoming studio album Utgard (out on the 2nd of October), from which they’ll be performing several tracks for the first time ever.
The show is a collaboration with respected Dinkelsbühl, Germany metal festival Summer Breeze who have been long-time friends and supporters of the band.
The performance will be presented by Louder alongside their sister sites Prog and Metal Hammer, who will also be hosting an exclusive Facebook Q&A with the band the following day also at 7pm BST / 8pm CEST – the day Utgard is revealed to the world.
Grutle Kjellson has filmed an event preview message for fans.
Enslaved launched an exclusive merchandise range to accompany the Cinematic Summer Tour, with designs viewable below inc. more information. To give everyone the chance to be part of this completely novum in music, all three shows will be free of charge, however Enslaved have launched a donation link if fans wish to make a contribution towards the costs of putting the shows on.
Donation link: paypal.me/enslavedofficial
- merch designs will only be available from now until Thursday 1st October
- camo design is limited to 30 items per shop
- all other designs are limited to 50 items per shop excl. the black classic tee which is unlimited
- dark blue woman’s tank is an EU store exclusive
- white woman’s tank is a USA store exclusive
Cinematic Summer Tour information:
For this forward-thinking concept, ENSLAVED joined forces with three festivals, to present fans with three different shows:
- July 30th – in cooperation with Roadburn, the tour launched with a “Chronicles Of The Northbound” show.
- August 20th – this second show was a “Below The Lights” set, presented by Beyond The Gates festival.
- October 1st – the band will end their virtual tour at Summer Breeze festival with a presentation of some new songs, for their release event “Utgard – The Journey Within“. Presented by Louder.
ENSLAVED recently released their latest single ‘Urjotun’, taken from their upcoming record Utgard, that will be released on 2nd October 2020.
Pre-Order Utgard here: https://www.nuclearblast.com/enslaved-utgard
Utgard will be available in these formats:
- CD jewel case (available with signed insert from Recordstore.co.uk)
- Limited Edition Black Vinyl (available with signed insert from Recordstore.co.uk)
- Limited Edition Grey Vinyl (300 copies)
- Limited Edition Blue Vinyl (300 copies) – SOLD OUT
- Limited Edition UK Exclusive Transparent Green Vinyl (300 copies + available with signed insert from Recordstore.co.uk)
Ivar Bjørnson | guitars
Grutle Kjellson | vocals
Arve ‘Ice Dale’ Isdal | guitar
Håkon Vinje | keyboards, clean vocals
Iver Sandøy | drums