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Critics' Choice 2015 - Enslaved

Every day we’ll be bringing you some music from the 2015 Critics’ Choice…

At No. 13 in the 2015 Critics’Choice, things got a little on the heavy side with Enslaved’s In Times album. “The songs evolve and mutate at an exhilarating pace, without ever losing fluidity,” said Dom Lawson in Prog 53 of the one-time black metallers who have moved ever further into progressive territory over recent years. “I’ve been listening to a lot of Allan Holdsworth,” Ivar Bjornson told us when we sat down with the band for a chat earlier this year.

From In Times, here’s Building With Fire.

You can see the whole of the 2015 Critics’ Choice in the latest issue of Prog, on sale now

Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.