The official video for “Thoughts Like Hammers,” the opening track to ENSLAVED’s twelfth studio album RIITIIR, is now available for viewing below. This visual feast of land, water, sky, and air was directed by Jerome Siegelaer.
ENSLAVED was just announced as the headliner to Scion AV’s Roadburn Records showcase on Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at The Roxy in West Hollywood. Also performing are White Hills, Scott Kelly, Earthless, and Astra. RSVP to the All Ages show here: www.scionav.com/METALSHOW
ENSLAVED’s twelfth studio album, RIITIIR, was just released in North America on October 9th and debuted at #8 on the Billboard Heatseekers chart with the band’s highest first-week sales of 2,269 copies sold in the U.S.
Recorded in Bergen, Norway at Duper Studios, Earshot Studios, Solslottet Studios, and Peersonal Sound, the album was mixed by Jens Bogren and mastered by Tony Lindgren at Fascination Street Studios in Örebro, Sweden. The team of producers includes Ivar Bjørnson, Grutle Kjellson, Herbrand Larsen, and Iver Sandøy. Artwork is once again by talented Norwegian artist Truls Espedal. Total running time is 67 minutes.
Visit the ENSLAVED Facebook page to read commentaries on all the new songs on RIITIIR.
Nuclear Blast USA’s RIITIIR bundles include an exclusive album artwork t-shirt + an exclusive 1-inch pin. RIITIIR’s deluxe digi-pak edition includes a bonus DVD featuring: The Making of RIITIIR, The Band, The Studios, The Artwork.
RIITIIR’s North American 2 LP bone & charcoal splatter vinyl double-gatefold version is limited to 1,000 copies.