This was just too cool to leave alone and not make a mention of in some fashion. It was also the perfect chance to continue to use the official blog for PiercingMetal.com in an engaging way and let it adventure bravely into new and exciting Metal territory a little more than I allow it. So here is the scoop. A couple of months ago those fine folks at Scion A/V offered up a free EP by the legendary Enslaved called “The Sleeping Gods” and this five song opus is a perfect continuation of their latest full length release Axioma Ethica Odini which can be found on their label Nuclear Blast Records. These two albums when listened to in sequence will prove how the group has transcended the role of being just a Black Metal band into something that delves into both the Progressive and the Psychedelic as well. The interesting thing about this is how they do not lose an ounce of their power by doing so and can now bring in a new legion of fans and believers around the world. Nice work.
The masters of Melodic and Progressive Death Metal were back in NYC once again and this time around would be bringing Enslaved on the road with them. The band was continuing to support “Watershed” while Enslaved was celebrating “Vertabrae” and the whole thing went down at the Grand Ballroom in the Manhattan Center. To learn more about this gig, just click the logo to be taken to our item on the main PiercingMetal.com site.
What a way to start one’s year of attending Metal shows. I mean let’s face it, Dark Funeral is not the easiest band to get through for even the stronger diehards because of the absolute level of Black Metal evil that surges inside every furious note. Despite this, we braved the cold darkness with camera in hand as the band denounced the pious and brought along Enslaved and Abigail Williams as their support. We were sure to cover everyone and to see what transpired just click their logo to be brought to the article on the main PiercingMetal.com site. If you are brave enough that is…….