The new album "Monotony Fields" of the Finnish atmospheric/doom metallers Shape of Despair is posted on YouTube. It's the first full-length release for the vocalist Henri Koivula, who joined the group in 2011.
"We are proud to finally present the album that we have been working with during all these years," — the vocalist Henri Koivula comments: "Monotony Fields" is our 'magnum opus', a true reflection of the passion and emotions we feel towards our art. Please apply maximum volume and join us on this blank journey across the monotony fields."
"Monotony Fields" was released on June 15 on CD digipack via Season of Mist. Shape of Despair's upcoming concerts in support of the album will take place in Romania and the Netherlands:
August 21 — Romania, Alba Iulia Fortress @ Dark Bombastic Evening (exact date to be confirmed)
October 31 — Netherlands, Rotterdam @ Baroeg (Dutch Doom Days XIV)
- Reaching The Innermost
- Monotony Fields
- Descending Inner Night
- The Distant Dream Of Life
- In Longing
- The Blank Journey
- Written In My Scars