SHAPE OF DESPAIR – Monotony Fields – May 7, 2015

Posted on May 7, 2015

More information about Monotony Fields

SHAPE OF DESPAIR have revealed a new song taken from their forthcoming full-length ‘Monotony Fields’, which has been scheduled for release on June 15th (and one day later in North America). The atmospheric funeral doom track “Descending Inner Night” is exclusively streaming via the official media partners below.

Stormbringer (AT)
Inferno (FI)
VS-Webzine (FR)
Kronos Mortus (HU)
Metal Wani (IN)
Eternal Terror (NO)
Musick Magazine (PL)
Against Magazine (PT)
Zero Tolerance (UK)
No Clean Singing (US)

The band commented on this song: “We have played this song under its working title ‘Unresolved’ only in the Ukraine and Russia so far. To complement the existing live recordings, we are now presenting the album version ‘Descending Inner Night’. This was the second track that emerged for the new album and combines both the old and new elements of SHAPE OF DESPAIR.”

‘Monotony Fields’ is already available for pre-order via the Season of Mist shop at this link. The artwork and tracklist can be viewed below.

  1. Reaching The Innermost
  2. Monotony Fields
  3. Descending Inner Night
  4. The Distant Dream Of Life
  5. Withdrawn
  6. In Longing
  7. The Blank Journey
  8. Written In My Scars

SHAPE OF DESPAIR have already been confirmed for three festival dates this summer. More shows will be announced soon.

19 Jun 15 Clisson (FR) Hellfest Open Air
21 Aug 15 Alba Iulia Fortress (RO) Dark Bombastic Evening (exact date tba)
31 Oct 15 Rotterdam (NL) Baroeg (Dutch Doom Days XIV)

SHAPE OF DESPAIR’s current line-up is as follows:

Henri Koivula: vocals
Natalie Koskinen: vocals
Jarno Salomaa: guitars, keyboard
Tomi Ullgren: guitars
Sami Uusitalo: bass
Samu Ruotsalainen: drums

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