NewsDecember 2, 2022 10:36 AM ET1,082 views

Katatonia share second single and music video

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Mathias Blom

Official press release:

With eleven full-length records under their belts, Swedish melancholic metal masters Katatonia don't need to prove anything to anyone. Yet, it comes as no surprise that the band is about to impressively solidify their unique stance in the world of metal and beyond once more with their 12th album, the hauntingly beautiful Sky Void of Stars.

Today, Katatonia unveil the second single and Sky Void of Stars' album opener "Austerity", along with a visually palpable video. The heartfelt offering crashes through the dark with memorable, mind-bending rhythms as it shifts with elaborate guitar riffs that perfectly showcase the musical expertise and experience of the band. Topped off by the dark, conjuring voice of Jonas Renkse and mesmerizing lyricism, the gloomy mood for the album is set. The song is now available via all digital service providers worldwide.

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The band shared the following:

We hereby present you our new single and the opening track of Sky Void of Stars – 'Austerity'. Energetic and dark, stern and disenchanted. Enjoy.

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Sky Void of Stars tracklist:
01. Austerity
02. Colossal Shade
03. Opaline
04. Birds
05. Drab Moon
06. Author
07. Impermanence (feat. Joel Ekelöf)
08. Sclera
09. Atrium
10. No Beacon To Illuminate Our Fall
11. Absconder (Bonus Track)

You can pre-order Katatonia's new album here.

Catch Katatonia live, currently on tour in North America with The Ocean Collective and Cellar Darling:
12/02 Los Angeles, CA @ 1720
12/03 San Diego, CA @ Brick by Brick
12/04 Mesa, AZ @ Nile Theater
12/06 Austin, TX @ Come and Take It Live (+Soen as direct support)
12/07 Dallas, TX @ Amplified Live (+Soen as direct support)
12/09 Atlanta, GA @ Hell at The Masquerade
12/10 Tampa, FL @ The Orpheum

Search for tours coming to your city here.

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