Meritorious masters of melancholic metallic KATATONIA keep it up their legacy of rearranging the order of the heavy music universe, proudly presenting their hauntingly lovely subsequent studio album, Sky Void of Stars, out January 20, 2023 through Napalm Information.
Based in 1991, KATATONIA have regularly embraced the darkish and the sunshine alike and, dwelling by style evolutions past examine, ripened their very own specific type of expression. From doom and demise metallic to soul-gripping publish rock, they’ve explored limitless spheres of the style, accumulating solely the perfect elements. After signing with Napalm Information, the entity round founding members Jonas Renkse and Anders Nyström is able to showcase its brilliance and illuminate the void within the scene as soon as extra with Sky Void of Stars.
With the primary single, “Atrium,” KATATONIA hit with extremely energetic environment, holding a depressing atmosphere with epic sounds and poetic lyrics to get misplaced in. The heartfelt piece of sound goes according to a gripping music video, underlining the distinctive environment the five-piece is creating with each single notice. “Atrium” is now out there through all digital service suppliers worldwide.
KATATONIA on the brand new album, Sky Void of Stars: “Our twelfth album, Sky Void of Stars is a dynamic journey by vibrant darkness. Born out of craving for what was misplaced and never discovered, the very peripheries of the unreachable, however composed and condensed into human type and offered as sounds and phrases true to the KATATONIA signum. No stars right here, simply violent rain.”
Rising from the gloom, KATATONIA is a beacon of sunshine – respiration their distinctive, by no means stagnant, atmospheric sound by this new 11-track providing, all written and composed by vocalist Jonas Renkse. Album opener “Austerity” supplies a courting introduction to the album. Crashing by the darkish, it convinces with memorable, mind-bending rhythms because it shifts with elaborate guitar riffs that completely showcase the musical experience and expertise of the band. Topped off by the darkish, conjuring voice of Renkse and mesmerizing lyricism, the gloomy temper for the album is about. Songs like down- tempo “Opaline” and moody “Drab Moon” totally embrace their melancholic sound whereas fragile “Impermanence” is accented by the unique doom metallic roots of KATATONIA. Like a darkish star, these items relume the dreariness, creating an ambient auditory expertise with memorable hooks whereas nonetheless inducing the crashing sounds of laborious guitar riffs and pounding drums. The experimental mastery of the quintet and their atmospheric strategy is only vivid, making this album an exhilarating sensation. With “Birds”, the artists showcase their explosive potential with a fast and energetic sound, proving their genre-defying model.
KATATONIA is one among a form in a state of perpetual evolution. Considerably shaping the style whereas nonetheless staying true to their very own musical values, they orbit the musical universe — leaving their imprints on the scene. Projecting their sound to the limitless realms, Sky Void of Stars shines brilliant in metallic and past!
Sky Void of Stars observe itemizing:
- Colossal Shade
- Drab Moon
- Impermanence (feat. Joel Ekelöf)
- No Beacon To Illuminate Our Fall
- Absconder (Bonus Observe)