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RIITIIR

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Type:
Full-length
Release date:
September 28th, 2012
Catalog ID:
2932-2
Label:
Nuclear Blast
Format:
CD
Reviews:
10 reviews (avg. 81%)
1. Thoughts Like Hammers 09:30   Show lyrics
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2. Death in the Eyes of Dawn 08:17   Show lyrics
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3. Veilburner 06:46   Show lyrics
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4. Roots of the Mountain 09:17   Show lyrics
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5. Riitiir 05:26   Show lyrics
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6. Materal 07:48   Show lyrics
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7. Storm of Memories 08:58   Show lyrics
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8. Forsaken 11:15   Show lyrics
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Band members
Cato Bekkevold Drums
Arve Isdal Guitars (lead)
Grutle Kjellson Vocals, Bass, Effects, Lyrics
Ivar Bjørnson Guitars, Vocals, Effects, Synthesizers, Songwriting, Lyrics
Herbrand Larsen Vocals, Organ, Keyboards
Guest/Session
Iver Sandøy Bass (additional), Effects, Percussion
Miscellaneous staff
Truls Espedal Artwork, Layout
Mirjam O. Vikingstad Photography (band)
Randi Ueland Layout
Arve Isdal Engineering
Iver Sandøy Producer, Engineering
Grutle Kjellson Producer, Design concept
Ivar Bjørnson Producer, Engineering, Design concept
Herbrand Larsen Producer, Engineering
Tony Lindgren Mastering
Jens Bogren Mixing
Tonie E. Peersen Executive producer
Cato Bekkevold Drums
Arve Isdal Guitars (lead)
Grutle Kjellson Vocals, Bass, Effects, Lyrics
Ivar Bjørnson Guitars, Vocals, Effects, Synthesizers, Songwriting, Lyrics
Herbrand Larsen Vocals, Organ, Keyboards
Iver Sandøy Bass (additional), Effects, Percussion
Truls Espedal Artwork, Layout
Mirjam O. Vikingstad Photography (band)
Randi Ueland Layout
Arve Isdal Engineering
Iver Sandøy Producer, Engineering
Grutle Kjellson Producer, Design concept
Ivar Bjørnson Producer, Engineering, Design concept
Herbrand Larsen Producer, Engineering
Tony Lindgren Mastering
Jens Bogren Mixing
Tonie E. Peersen Executive producer
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Read Enslaved- RIITIIR 40% stenchofishtar March 23rd, 2014
Read YOU DID IT GUYS YOU'RE A... 59% MutantClannfear May 24th, 2013
Read Enslaved - RIITIIЯ 94% trollhammer666 February 20th, 2013
Read The Best Album Of 2012 100% metal_bryan December 4th, 2012
Read We learn, we laugh, and we... 85% autothrall November 30th, 2012
Read Another colossal... 90% ConorFynes November 26th, 2012
Read Enslaved - RIITIIR 90% ThrashManiacAYD October 20th, 2012
Read Enslaved - RIITIIR 90% NomTheWise October 16th, 2012
Read Enslaved – RIITIIR 70% Asag_Asakku October 12th, 2012

Recorded in Bergen, Norway at Duper Studios, Earshot Studios, Solslottet Studios, and Peersonal Sound.

All music by Ivar Bjørnson. Lyrics by Grutle Kjellson and Ivar Bjørnson.

Released in Europe on September 28 and in North America on October 9th via Nuclear Blast Records.

The track listing for RIITIIR’s 2 LP double-gatefold is as follows:
Side A:
01. Thoughts Like Hammers
02. Death in the Eyes of Dawn
Side B:
01. Veilburner
02. Roots of The Mountain
Side C:
01. Riitiir
02. Materal
Side D:
01. Storm of Memories
02. Forsaken

Clear vinyl version limited to 250 handnumbered copies, exclusively available from Nuclear Blast.
Copper colored 180 g vinyl limited to an undisclosed number. Comes with a poster.
Black vinyl version unlimited.

The limited first pressing is released as a six panel digipak including bonus DVD.
1. Beyond the Veil... The Making of "RIITIIR" (51:10)

According to Ivar Bjørnson, "RIITIIR" (occasionally typeset as "RIITIIЯ") is a "self-made "Norse-ified" version of the words "rites", "rituals". "RIITIIR" = "The Rites of Man", to put it in a formulaic and easy way".

Added by: Mandanguero Modified by: Diamhea
Added on: 2012-07-20 06:20:00 Last modified on: 2014-11-10 13:12:25
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