Alcatraz Line up: 2017
Bergen in Norway is not only known for the extravagant number of rainy days a year, but also credited for one of the most prolific and original extreme metal scenes anywhere! And the band Enslaved is their crown jewel! In 2016, Enslaved celebrated their twenty-fifth anniversary with a tour and setlist comprising of the best from their grand musical oeuvre, to remind us why they appeal to so many people. Enslaved evolved from the scorching viking / black metal of their early days, to a more experimental and progressive but no less extreme sound of today. In came vocal harmonies, psychedelic keyboards, raw beats, with deep guttural vocals, adding this to the powerful dynamics of their music. Live the quintet is a power house, so it was about time we once brought them from the western coast of the North Sea to Alcatraz Festival to Enslave us all once again!