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A musical journey through orginality: In Vain unveils majestic new studio album “Solemn”!

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Over two decades since their grand debut, In Vain triumphantly returns with their fifth masterpiece, Solemn. Undeniably, Solemn epitomizes the zenith of In Vain's illustrious journey thus far. Seamlessly fusing elements from a diverse array of genres, the band's innovative and captivating compositions boast an enduring appeal. At the heart of their music lies a steadfast commitment to ingenious songwriting, infused with an unparalleled quality and originality.

Songwriter Johnar comments:

“Our new album Solemn is a triumphant manifestation of In Vain’s epic journey spanning over two decades! This powerhouse of a record encapsulates our legendary past, while also venturing down fresh, uncharted paths. Clocking in at one hour, it offers plenty to dig into and we're beyond stoked with the final outcome! Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studio, outdid himself this time and delivered the massive production that the music truly deserves!”

Solemn showcases exceptional musicianship across the board, and is further elevated with a resplendent, organic production—masterfully honed to perfection by Jens Bogren (Opeth, Dimmu Borgir, Katatonia, Devin Townsend, Kreator, etc).

Singer Sindre says:

“This album has been a long time in the making, and it feels nothing short of amazing to finally be able to share it with the world. With its hauntingly beautiful melodies, seamless blending of styles, fantastic string work and a rhythm section that really shines, I have to say that this is the best In Vain album to date.”

With a rich history of live performances and critically acclaimed albums the band's reputation as a force in progressive extreme metal scene is firmly established.

Drummer Tobias comments:

“Solemn is a monumental chapter of work, both for In Vain and me personally. I can safely say that this recording has demanded everything and more from me, from working out and practicing pedal speed for a year straight to rehearsing and listening to the tracks every waking hour for many months. The drum sound of In Vain has an almost impossible blend of elements that has to be balanced just right. They need to be huge, punchy and clean, but at the same time they need to project clearly during the fast parts as well. It is a very hard thing to achieve, but Jens Bogren has knocked it out of the park as usual. We recorded the drum in Cederberg Studios with the amazing Jaran Gustavso, I am very proud of what we did for this album!”

“Solemn," is set to release in April 19th, 2024, promising fans and metal enthusiasts alike an immersive journey into the band's latest sonic exploration. With its rich history and unwavering commitment to musical innovation, In Vain stands poised to shape the future of progressive metal with "Solemn."
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