2019 is coming in with a bang, as new records from Shrezzers and Rosetta are coming fast and furious. You can add a few new albums to this list today, as new records from Born Of Osiris and The Last Ten Seconds Of Life, debuts from The Jon Hill Project and Afterlife, and a very good new record from melodic metal legends Soilwork are all on the list.
As melodic death metal veterans Soilwork prepare to release their 11th full-length album, Verkligheten, join us as we revisit the band’s previous work that led them to this point. The band’s second chapter has certainly been one to behold, as it can be strongly argued their last two records have been their best work – yes, even moreso than classics like A Predator’s Portrait. Is it because the band’s musicianship has continually evolved? Probably. Maybe it’s vocalist Bjord “Speed” Strid’s continuiously improving abilities? That, too – and a generally strong sense of songwriting – has made the band an essential part of metal’s evolution over the last 20+ years.
Swedish melodic death metal group Soilwork have released their lead single, called “Arrival”. The song comes off of the band’s upcoming album Verkligheten, which is set to drop on January 11th. Pre-orders can be found here. Be sure to give the band a like on Facebook to keep up to date with them.