With this project group suspended for several years and ultimately resurrected by the group's pivotal figures Tobias Netzell and Björn Pettersson, also of In Mourning fame; MAJALIS is now ready to take the first leap forward and introduce the band's debut EP to the unsuspecting world of mournful harmonious scorn.
In an official press statement from MAJALIS six-stringer Björn Pettersson: "We are happy and proud to be able to work with Pulverised for our debut EP. Some of us have been working together before and it feels like both us and the Pulverised guys are pretty stoked about this project, so we have no doubts that this will be a good collaboration.
Majalis is a newly formed band but is hailing from a project that started quite some time ago, much of the material to this first EP was written by Tobias and Björn several years ago. Later the four of us got together and decided to make the project into a band, and now it feels perfect to be able to put these songs out as a first sign of life.
All four members are active musicians in other bands and are no strangers to playing live or writing music, plus we all tend to work very well together so we have a lot of good vibes for this. The music we have recorded so far draws inspiration from some atmospheric, hardcore and doom-influenced territories. We are really eager to get going and to present what we are working on".
Pulverised Records label manager Roy Yeo had this to say regarding the latest signing: "Having worked with In Mourning previously, we knew very clearly what Tobias, Björn and co. were capable of for sure. MAJALIS although are amongst the same musical territory with the likes of In Mourning, Katatonia, etc and its predecessors, they sound nothing like the aforementioned bands. There is really no better way to describe MAJALIS than somewhat sounding dangerously close to a funeral-like Post Rock band with unyielding depressive underlings".
Daniel Jansson - Bass, Vocals
Tobias Netzell - Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals
Björn Pettersson - Guitars, Keyboards, Vocals
Jonas Martinsson - Drums