A glimpse into Norwegian artist Truls Espedal’s creation process for the RIITIIR album artwork plus a narration by ENSLAVED vocalist/bassist Grutle Kjellson is now available for viewing here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNgLTl3PuVE
The twelfth studio installment by Norway’s progressive extreme metallers ENSLAVED, “RIITIIR”, is due out in Europe on September 28th. 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 ENSLAVED’s very own Ivar Bjørnson, Grutle Kjellson & Herbrand Larsen, plus Iver Sandøy.
View the lyric video for “Thoughts Like Hammers” here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vmyth2ybwHQ
All editions of RIITIIR are now available for pre-order from the Nuclear Blast web shop: http://www.nuclearblast.de/suche/enslaved_riitiir