Norwegian progressive extreme metal band ENSLAVED are returning to the U.S. as direct support to Swedish death metal headliners AMON AMARTH on their “Deceiver Of The Gods” 2014 Tour. The tour launches on Friday, January 17th in Las Vegas, Nevada and ends in San Diego, California on Sunday, February 16th. Ohio metallers SKELETONWITCH will be opening on all but one date.
I repeat: ENSLAVED with AMON AMARTH. Perrrfect. Now less time will be wasted arguing about who’s better and more time will be allocated to enjoying the sonic soundscapes these two bands will deliver.
“Deceiver Of The Gods” tour dates:
01/17/14 House Of Blues – Las Vegas, NV
01/18/14 Club Red – Phoenix, AZ
01/20/14 Backstage Live – San Antonio, TX
01/21/14 House Of Blues – Dallas, TX
01/22/14 House Of Blues – Houston, TX
01/24/14 Center Stage – Atlanta, GA
01/25/14 The Ritz – Tampa, FL
01/26/14 Revolution – Ft. Lauderdale, FL
01/27/14 House Of Blues – Orlando, FL
01/29/14 The Fillmore – Charlotte, NC
01/30/14 The NorVA – Norfolk, VA
01/31/14 The Fillmore – Silver Springs, MD
02/01/14 House Of Blues – Boston, MA
02/03/14 TLA – Philadelphia, PA
02/04/14 Irving Plaza – New York, NY
02/07/14 House Of Blues – Chicago, IL
02/08/14 Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN
02/09/14 Granada Theatre – Lawrence, KS
02/11/14 Summit Theatre – Denver, CO
02/12/14 Murray Theater – Salt Lake City, UT
02/14/14 The Regency – San Francisco, CA
02/15/14 The Wiltern – Los Angeles, CA
Special pre-sale tickets are available now: http://amonamarth.com/tour/north-america
Recently ranking in at #9 on Denver Westword’s “Ten Best Norwegian Metal Bands” list, ENSLAVED were nominated for a Spellemann Award (the Swedish equivalent of the American Grammy) for the seventh time in the category “Best Metal Album” for their 2012 studio release, RIITIIR. ENSLAVED have won four consecutive times for their previous four studio albums: Axioma Ethica Odini (2010), Vertebrae (2008), Ruun (2006), and Isa (2004).
ENSLAVED’s RIITIIR debuted at #8 on the American Billboard Heatseekers (New Artists) chart in October 2012 and appeared on numerous “Best Albums of 2012” lists around the world.
View the SCION A/V interview with rhythm guitarist/songwriter/lyricist Ivar Bjørnson and bassist/vocalist/lyricist Grutle Kjellson on YouTube: http://youtu.be/vqQFLNvRX-k
View the lyric video for the track “Thoughts Like Hammers” on YouTube.
Visit ENSLAVED online at www.ENSLAVED.no.