Monolord to release new studio album “No Comfort” on September 20th 2019

Monolord No Comfort cover
Monolord, who have been dubbed “Swedish doom royalty” (Noisey) and praised for their “truly modern sound” (Consequence of Sound), release their Relapse Records’ debut, “No Comfort”, on September 20th, 2019.

The album news arrives as the Scandinavian trio share the new song, “The Bastard Son,” from the six-song release, check it out below.

“This one has been the most challenging yet”, said the band in a collective statement. “As always striving for evolvement, but within the Monolord realm and with that inviting another person into that process. We hope you like it”.

“No Comfort” pre-orders are on-sale now, with several limited-edition vinyl variants, including a Relapse.com exclusive in partnership with Orange Amps, available now. The Orange Amps/Relapse offering is limited to 100 copies and features the actual material used to wrap Orange Amps, with the album itself being pressed on neon orange vinyl. The set also includes an exclusive two-sided Orange Amps inspired t-shirt and guitar pick set. To view this set, as well as the CD/2xLP/CS and digital pre-orders click here.

The album was recorded at Let Them Swing Studio outside of their hometown of Gothenburg, Sweden. This release marks the first time the trio have allowed an outside voice to be part of the process, working with Kim Gravander on the recording. Drummer Esben Willems handled mixing. Painter Alexander Fjelnseth created the album cover.

Tracklist:
1. The Bastard Son
2. The Last Leaf
3. Larvae
4. Skywards
5. Alone Together Forever Divided
6. No Comfort

Festivals 2019:
Aug 8-10 Moledo, PT Sonic Blast
Sep 6-8 Sao Paulo, BR Setembro Negro Festival

European Tour Dates 2019:
Sep 28 London, UK The Garage (w/ Ufomammut)
Sep 29 Sheffield, UK HRH Doom V Stoner
Sep 30 Bournemouth, UK The Anvil
Oct 1 Utrecht, NL De Helling
Oct 2 Brussels, BE Magasin 4
Oct 3 Pratteln, CH Up In Smoke Festival
Oct 4 Reims, FR La Cartonnerie
Oct 5 Paris, FR Saturday Mud Fever Festival
Oct 7 Dortmund, DE Junkyard
Oct 8 Nuremberg, DE B-Zau
Oct 9 Cologne, DE Helios 37
Oct 10 Mainz, DE Schon Schon
Oct 11 Hamburg, DE Molotow
Oct 16 Oslo, NO John dee
Oct 17 Gothenburg, SE Sticky Fingers
Oct 18 Malmo, SE Babel
Oct 23 Linkoping, SE The Crypt
Oct 24 Stockholm, SE Close Up Baten
Oct 25 Tampere, FI Olympia
Oct 26 Helsinki, FI Nosturi
(w/ Firebreather)

US Tour Dates 2019:
Nov 5 San Diego, CA Brick by Brick
Nov 6 Tucson, AZ Club Congress
Nov 7 Albuquerque, NM Sister
Nov 8 Dallas, TX Gas Monkey
Nov 9 Austin, TX Levitation x Relapse Showcase
Nov 10 Lafayette, LA Freetown Boom Boom Room
Nov 11 New Orleans, LA One Eyed Jacks
Nov 12 Atlanta, GA The 529
Nov 13 Asheville, NC Mothlight
Nov 14 Richmond, VA Camel
Nov 15 Baltimore, MD Metro Gallery
Nov 16 Philadelphia, PA First Unitarian Church
Nov 17 Brooklyn, NY Saint Vitus
Nov 20 Chicago, IL Reggies
Nov 21 Indianapolis, IN Black Circle
Nov 22 St. Louis, MO Fubar
Nov 23 Lawrence, KS Bottleneck
Nov 25 Denver, CO Marquis
Nov 27 Los Angeles, CA Teragram Ballroom
(w/ Blackwater Holylight)

Monolord is singer/guitar player Thomas Jäger, drummer Esben Willems and bass player Mika Häkki. The band released their debut album, “Empress Rising” in 2014, with full-length albums “Vænir” arriving in 2015 and “Rust” following in 2017. In the years since their inception, they’ve become one of heavy music’s rising stars, with much-chattered about performances at Roadburn, Desertfest and Psycho Las Vegas.

Weblinks:
monolord.com
facebook.com/monolordsweden