Monday, February 1, 2010


Norway's prog/black metal legends ENSLAVED have been added to ARCH ENEMY's spring UK dates: FROM ARCH ENEMY: "We strongly felt its time to visit the shores of The United Kingdom Of Heavy Metal again! We miss you, ladies and gentlemen!!! We only did the Bloodstock festival in 2009. It was a fantastic gig and reminded us of why we love the Amott brothers' homeland so much. Even better, we are bringing the U.K. cult thrashers SABBAT with us and the Norwegian sons of darkness, ENSLAVED! We will cook up a devastating setlist for this run and won't leave any prisoners behind. Get ready for the 'Metal Hammer Meltdown' attack!"

Metal Hammer magazine editor Alexander Milas comments: "It's been far too long since these shores were blackened by the ball-hefting brutality of ARCH ENEMY, so imagine our surprise when we heard they were bringing none other than the classic thrash of the almighty SABBAT and the prog-heavy viking metal of ENSLAVED in tow. It's an honour to hang our banner on what promise to be a truly neck-snapping series of dates. Mosh ahoy!" ARCH ENEMY, ENSLAVED, SABBATT: "Metal Hammer Meltdown" tour dates:

April 27 - Wolverhampton, UK @ Wulfren hall
April 28 - Glasgow, UK @ O2 Academy
April 29 - Manchester, UK @ Academy
April 30 - London, UK @HMV Forum
Thanks-Stay Metal, Stay Brutal-\m/ -l-