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ENSLAVED ANNOUNCE LYRIC VIDEO & RIITIIR PRE-ORDER

ENSLAVED ANNOUNCE LYRIC VIDEO & PRE-ORDER - 2012-08-29 00:00

2012-08-29 00:00 - A lyric video for “Thoughts Like Hammers,” the opening track to RIITIIR, the twelfth studio album by Norwegian progressive extreme metal band ENSLAVED, is now available for viewing on YouTube at http://youtu.be/Vmyth2ybwHQ.

RIITIIR is due out in Europe on September 28th and in North America on October 9th. It was recorded in Bergen, Norway at Duper Studios, Earshot Studios, Solslottet Studios, and Peersonal Sound. At Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden, Jens Bogren handled mixing duties while Tony Lindgren handled the mastering. The team of producers includes Ivar Bjørnson, Grutle Kjellson, Herbrand Larsen, and Iver Sandøy.

All editions of RIITIIR are now available for pre-order from the Nuclear Blast USA Webshop. Bundles include an exclusive album artwork t-shirt + an exclusive 1-inch pin. Pre-Orders are available at http://store.nuclearblastusa.com/Search/enslaved

RIITIIR’s standard edition track listing is:

01. Thoughts Like Hammers
02. Death In The Eyes Of Dawn
03. Veilburner
04. Roots Of The Mountain
05. Riitiir
06. Materal
07. Storm Of Memories
08. Forsaken

The deluxe digi-pak edition includes a bonus DVD featuring: The Making of RIITIIR, The Band, The Studios, The Artwork.

The track listing for RIITIIR’s North American 2 LP bone & charcoal splatter vinyl double-gatefold – which is limited to 1,000 copies - is:

Side A: 01. Thoughts Like Hammers // 02. Death In The Eyes Of Dawn
Side B: 03. Veilburner // 04. Roots Of The Mountain
Side C: 05. Riitiir // 06. Materal
Side D: 07. Storm Of Memories // 08. Forsaken

ENSLAVED’s RIITIIRis the follow-up to Axioma Ethica Odini, which debuted in North America at #16 on the Billboard Heatseekers (New Artists) chart. Axioma Ethica Odini also won the 2010 Spellemann Award (the Norwegian equivalent of a U.S. Grammy Award) in the category “Best Metal Album,” won Terrorizer Magazine’s Reader’s Poll for “Best Album of 2010,” ranked #5 in Decibel Magazine’s “Top 40 Extreme Albums of 2010” list, and appeared on over 65 “Best Albums of 2010” lists in North America, repeatedly ranking in the Top 10. In Germany, Metal Hammer Magazine awarded ENSLAVED the “Album Of The Year” title; Dutch magazine Aardschok ranked Axioma Ethica Odini at #9.

ENSLAVED will be performing in this year’s Barge To Hell cruise from Miami to the Caribbean beginning on December 3rd. For more info visit http://www.bargetohell.com/

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