Finnish melodic death metal masters Insomnium release their new single “The Reticent” today via Century Media Records. Watch the video, which was directed by renowned videographer Vesa Ranta, HERE [embedded below] and purchase/stream the single HERE.
“The past year has been a difficult one. People have lost their loved ones, jobs and livelihoods. Hope has been replaced by fear, anxiety and uncertainty. We have all been forced to live our lives in isolation, detached both physically and mentally. This song is about all those feelings. An inner dialogue of hope and hopelessness. During this time, music has been a source of comfort and solace. Something to rely on and return to. And while we have become withdrawn and reticent, our music tolls now ever stronger,” states INSOMNIUM guitarist Ville Friman.
After reaching pole position on official Finnish album charts and hitting German Top 10 charts with the acclaimed album ‘Heart Like a Grave’ in October 2019, Insomnium entertained metal addicts all around the world. With the release, there was definitely no absence of severe headbanging… well, until mid-March 2020 when the good old world abruptly closed its curtains. Now, the band is back with the brand-new track “The Reticent.”
Due to the current pandemic, guitarist Ville Friman unfortunately wasn’t able to join the video shoot.
Starting today an exclusive “The Reticent” shirt and long sleeve design can be ordered HERE.
Insomnium Tour Dates:
26.11.2021 Leipzig (Germany) – Hellraiser
27.11.2021 Salzburg (Austria) – Rockhouse
28.11.2021 Wien (Austria) – WUK
30.11.2021 Köln (Germany) – Essigfabrik
01.12.2021 Utrecht (Netherlands) – Tivoli
02.12.2021 Nijmegen (Netherlands) – Dornrosje
03.12.2021 Paris (France) – La Machine
04.12.2021 Grenoble (France) – Ilyade
05.12.2021 Straßbourg (France) – La Laiterie
06.12.2021 Nürnberg (Germany) – Hirsch
07.12.2021 Prag (Czech Republic) – Futurum
08.12.2021 Berlin (Germany) – Metropol
10.12.2021 Stockholm (Sweden) – Klubben
11.12.2021 Oslo (Norway) – Vulkan
12.12.2021 Gothenborg (Sweden) – Pustervik
13.12.2021 Copenhagen (Denmark) – Pumpehuset
14.12.2021 Hamburg (Germany) – Grünspan
15.12.2021 Aschaffenburg (Germany) – Colos-Saal
16.12.2021 Munich (Germany) – Backstage Werk
17.12.2021 Mannheim (Germany) – MS Connexion
18.12.2021 Pratteln (Switzerland) – Z7
19.12.2021 Stuttgart (Germany) – Wiezemann
20.12.2021 Bremen (Germany) – Tivoli
Insomnium is Markus Hirvonen (drums), Ville Friman (guitars), Niilo Sevänen (vocals, bass), Markus Vanhala (guitars) and Jani Liimatainen (guitars, vocals).
Press release courtesy of The Orchard
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