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AMORPHIS – music video & pre-order!
3. December 2021

AMORPHIS – who stand among Northern Europe’s leading dark metal acts, hitting #1 on the Finnish charts five times – have been captivating fans and critics for over 30 years with their melancholic, yet heavy soundscapes. After announcing their upcoming fourteenth studio album, »Halo«, out on February 11th, 2022 through Atomic Fire, last month, the waiting time is over as the sextet present the world with the record’s first single. View a music video for ‘The Moon’, created by renowned director Patric Ullaeus (rEvolver Film), over on YouTube, here: https://youtu.be/EU5A5nqojYo

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Comments lyricist Pekka Kainulainen: “I have done several drawings and paintings on this subject over the years. Now I complementary wrote some heavy metal lyrics… This is a song of love.”

Guitarist Esa Holopainen adds: “It’s a very atmospheric and catchy song that represents what AMORPHIS sound like in 2021 well.”

Once again adorned by artwork provided by Valnoir (ALCEST, PARADISE LOST etc.), »Halo« was recorded, produced and mixed by Jens Bogren (Fascination Street Studios) while mastering duties were handled by Tony Lindgren.

»Halo« – Track Listing:

01. Northwards
02. On The Dark Waters
03. The Moon
04. Windmane
05. A New Land
06. When The Gods Came
07. Seven Roads Come Together
08. War
09. Halo
10. The Wolf
11. My Name Is Night

»Halo« will be available in the following formats:

– CD-DIGIPAK
– 2LP IN GATEFOLD:

  • black
  • picture
  • gold (wholesale excl.)
  • red (US excl.)
  • blue marbled (band shop excl.)
  • yellow/blue marbled (Atomic Fire excl.)
  • orange marbled (Napalm Records & UK excl.)
  • red/blue marbled (Levykauppa excl.)
  • white/blue marbled (EMP + US excl.)

– BOX SET (incl. 2LP, excl. »Live In Europe 2018-2019« bonus CD, flag, slipmat and button):

  • white vinyl
  • green/blue marbled vinyl (Atomic Fire excl.)
  • silver vinyl (EMP excl.)

– TAPE (Levykauppa excl.)

Artwork by Valnoir (Metastazis)

Pre-order the album physically, pre-save it or pre-order it digitally to receive ‘The Moon’ instantly now, here: https://music.atomicfire-records.com/halo

Photo Credit: Sam Jamsen

AMORPHIS live:

04.12. FI Jyväskylä – John Smith Rock Frozen

01.03. RU Moscow – GlavClub
02.03. RU St. Petersburg – Cosmonavt

04.06. FI Rockfest – Hyvinkää
18.06. CH Pratteln – Z7 Wild Dayz
19.06. BE Dessel – Graspop Metal Meeting
24./25.06. ES Cartagena – Rock Imperium Festival
01. – 03.07. FI Helsinki – Tuska
08.07. BG Chelopech – Wolf Fest
07. – 10.07. CZ Vizovice – Masters of Rock
05.08. FI Pori – Porispere
06.08. FI Jämsä – Himos Metal Festival
17. – 20.08. DE Dinkelsbühl – Summer Breeze Open Air