The name of the band was inspired by Demonaz Doom Occulta of Immortal after the Immortal demo track "Enslaved in Rot."
Enslaved formed out of the ashes of Phobia. Their first concert was in Haugesund (Norway) on the 30th of November 1991.
When Enslaved started, Ivar Bjørnson and Grutle Kjellson were 13 and 17 years old.
Enslaved participated in the...
Celtic Frost tribute "In Memory Of... Celtic Frost", playing the song "Procreation (Of The Wicked)", released by Dwell Records in 1996.
Slayer tribute "Slatanic Slaughter", playing the song "Jesus Saves", released by Black Sun Records in 1996.
Darkthrone tribute "Darkthrone Holy Darkthrone", playing the song "Natassja In Eternal Sleep", released by Moonfog Productions in 1998.