Swallow The Sun – Lumina Aurea

As their legion of fans will attest to, Swallow The Sun is not your average Death-Doom band. The inventiveness and melancholy melodies lift the Finnish outfit to another plain and, after 2015’s lauded triple album Songs From the North, any release from the sextet is anticipated with a relish akin to hero-worship. Single Lumina Aurea, all fourteen minutes of it, is a precursor to next year’s album When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light (all Century Media) and, although not a track from that album, is an eerie, monumental aperitif – a gateway to the full product. Continue reading

Watch The New Video From Swallow The Sun, Featuring Einar Selvik and Marco I. Benevento

Swallow The Sun is releasing an epic new EP today! ‘Lumina Aurea’ is the title track of the EP and is available to purchase and stream now. Painfully haunting, grandiose, and atmospheric, the band has reached a new level on this stepping stone release. The EP comes ahead of their new full-length album When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light, releasing on January 25th from Century Media. ‘Lumina Aurea’ also featured guest appearances from Einar Selvik of Wardruna and Marco I. Benevento and The Foreshadowing. Watch the video now! Continue reading

Swallow The Sun Announce New Album and Single Release

Finnish Death and Doom metal veterans Swallow The Sun have announced two new releases. They will release their new album When A Shadow Is Forced Into The Light on January 25th, 2019 via Century Media Records. Prior to that they will release a new single, a standalone 14-minute long epic single track called ‘Lumina Aurea’ December 21st, they will release, both digitally and as 12” EP vinyl version. Continue reading