Monolord Shares New Single “The Weary” – New Album Incoming

Swedish Doom Metal legends Monolord will release their new album Your Time To Shine, on October 29th, 2021 via Relapse Records. Pre-orders are live for both physical and digital worldwide at the link below. Check out the first single “The Weary” and catch the band on tour in 2021 and 2022. US tour dates are on sale now as well.


Photo credit: Josefine Larsson

Never ones to shy away from sharp social commentary, whether it’s about the global climate crisis, the destructive nature of religion, or the isolation endured during the pandemic, Willems says of the new collection: “To me, it’s an honest representation of how I feel about the current state of humanity.”

Your Time To Shine tracklist:

The Weary

To Each Their Own

I’ll Be Damned

Your Time To Shine

The Siren Of Yersinia


Your Time To Shine pre-orders are available now (physical:; digital: The album is available in the following formats: standard vinyl (Kelly green), CD, cassette, and digitally, as well as a smörgåsbord of limited-edition vinyl variants:


Deluxe versions (available exclusively via


  • Deluxe mail order version (white, brown and olive green merge with splatter including a specially designed stand up church cutout display piece, and a high-quality Zippo lighter with screen print. 100 available)


  • Deluxe mail order version (100 available – highlighter yellow/orange krush/highlighter yellow three color striped with splatter including a specially designed stand up church cutout display piece, and a high-quality Zippo lighter with screen print. 100 available)


  • Deluxe mail order version (butterfly with splatter – 200 available) exclusives:


  • Grey inside clear with rainbow splatter – 300 available


  • Yellow and mustard merge – 500 available


  • Milky clear with brown, mustard and orange splatter – 500 available exclusive:


  • Olive green – 100 available


Retail exclusives:


  • Mustard yellow – 200 available via Rough Trade UK


  • Milky clear – 200 available, Swedish indie record store exclusive


  • Grey – 300 available, UK indie record store exclusive


  • Brown – 300 available, German indie record store exclusive


  • Neon Orange – 500 available, North American indie record store exclusive


Monolord has simultaneously announced a U.S. tour, with the coast-to-coast run kicking off on March 3. The dates (listed below) are on-sale today at 10 am pacific/1 pm eastern with all performances supported by Firebreather. A European trek is slated for this November with Blackwater Holylight opening those dates.


Monolord tour dates:

November 6 Mexico City, MX Hipnosis Festival


November 18 Oberhausen, DE Kulttempel


November 19 Utrecht, NL dB’S SOLD OUT


November 20 Nijmegen, NL Doornroosje


November 22 Bristol, UK Exchange


November 24 London, UK The Underworld


November 25 Manchester, UK Soup


November 26 Dunkerque, FR 4 Ecluses


November 27 Paris, FR Petit Bain


November 28 Toulouse, FR Rex


November 30 Madrid, SP Caracol


December 1 Barcelona, SP Bóveda


December 2 Annecy, FR Le Brise Glace


December 3 Aarau, CH KIFF


December 4 Vienna, AT Arena


December 5 Dresden, DE Chemiefabrik


December 6 Berlin, DE Zukunft am Ostkreuz


December 7 Hamburg, DE Bahnhof St. Pauli


December 8 Copenhagen, DK Spillestedet Stengade


December 9 Gothenburg, SE Pustervik


December 10 Stockholm, SE Debaser


December 11 Malmö, SE Babel


December 12 Oslo, NO Youngs


March 3 Berkeley, CA Cornerstone


March 4 Sacramento, CA Harlow’s


March 5 Portland, OR Dante’s


March 6 Seattle, WA Chop Suey


March 8 Salt Lake City, UT Metro


March 9 Denver, CO Marquis Theater


March 11 Chicago, IL Reggies


March 12 Detroit, MI Sanctuary


March 13 Buffalo, NY Town Ballroom


March 15 Boston, MA Sonia


March 16 New York, NY Le Poisson Rouge


March 17 Philadelphia, PA Underground


March 18 Cleveland, OH The Grog Shop


March 19 Indianapolis, IN Black Circle


March 20 Memphis, TN Hi-Tone


March 21 New Orleans, LA Gasa Gasa


March 22 Austin, TX Mohawk


March 23 Denton, TX Thin Line Fest


March 25 Phoenix, AZ Rebel Lounge


March 26 San Diego, CA Brick by Brick


March 27 Los Angeles, CA Teragram