Thursday, January 26, 2017

SOEN - Lucidity

"Lucidity", the new video from SOEN, the Swedish progressive heavy rock group featuring world-renowned drummer Martin Lopez (formerly of AMON AMARTH and OPETH) and the dynamic voice of Joel Ekelöf (WILLOWTREE). The tune is taken from SOENs new and upcoming full-length album "Lykaia", which will be released on February 3.

Lopez tells Billboard: "This song represents a time in my life when I unconsciously walked towards self-destruction and celebrates, to an extent, the death of that lifestyle and the birth of a new era. It's dark but comforting. The music is soft and dreamy but carries the tension of a past-life full of mistakes."

"Lykaia" is a journey into earthier places — SOEN's most cohesive, powerful and congruent creative quest yet. For those who have followed SOEN's career thus far, the new album's concepts of journey and exploration are not new. 2012's "Cognitive" beat a firmly heavy, progressive metal path. 2014's "Tellurian" — with its PINK FLOYD explorative spirit and OPETH-like forceful power — saw SOEN start to stride freely into their own control and unique visions.

The album was recorded at Ghost Ward, Studio Gröndal and Deep Well in Stockholm, Sweden.

SOEN is:

Stefan Stenberg – Bass
Marcus Jidell – Guitar
Lars Åhlund – Keys, guitar
Joel Ekelöf – Vocals
Martin Lopez – Drums, percussion

Today's tune is the official video for the new track "Lucidity" taken from the new album "Lykaia" available 3rd February 2017.

Upcoming Tourdates:

Mar 29 Spillestedet Stengade w/ Madder Mortem Copenhagen, Denmark
Mar 30 LOGO Hamburg w/ Madder Mortem Hamburg, Germany
Mar 31 W2 Poppodium w/ Madder Mortem s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
Apr 01 O2 Academy 2 Islington w/ Madder Mortem London, United Kingdom
Apr 02 Patronaat w/ Madder Mortem Haarlem, Netherlands
Apr 05 Das Bett w/ Madder Mortem Frankfurt, Germany
Apr 06 Cassiopeia Berlin w/ Madder Mortem Berlin, Germany
Apr 08 Collosseum Club Košice w/ Madder Mortem Kosice, Slovakia
Apr 09 PPC w/ Madder Mortem Graz, Austria
Apr 11 Orto Bar w/ Madder Mortem Ljubljana, Slovenia
Apr 12 Arena Wien w/ Madder Mortem Bezirk-Landstrasse, Austria
Apr 13 Backstage Halle w/ Madder Mortem Munich, Germany
Apr 14 Z7 Konzertfabrik w/ Madder Mortem Pratteln, Switzerland
Apr 15 Le Backstage w/ Madder Mortem Paris, France

More info @

Official SOEN Web

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