AMOTH Feat. ENSIFERUM’s PEKKA MONTIN Sign With Rockshots Records; The Hour Of The Wolf Album Out In January
October 26, 2021, a year ago
Rockshots Records has announced their signing of Amoth for the release of their third album The Hour Of The Wolf on January 28, 2022.
Amoth is a melodic progressive heavy metal band with progressive elements from Helsinki, Finland. Their upcoming album The Hour Of The Wolf is a huge leap forward compared to their previous recordings Revenge (2016), Crossing Over (2011), and Wounded Faith (EP) (2008).
"This is by far our best album yet! Superior performances from all of the musicians. Much better production and songwriting. It’s not a fast-food album. Some of the songs are quite complex so it takes probably more than one listen to really get into!” comments Amoth guitarist and main songwriter Tomi Ihanamäki.
Amoth’s roots are strongly founded on ‘80s heavy metal, but branch out in different directions with elements from progressive rock, thrash, and even jazz brought to the table.
The new album features Pekka Montin of Ensiferum once again as the lead vocalist and for the first time, there are also keyboards on an Amoth recording. Fans can expect insane vocals and virtuoso-like playing from all members of the band. The nine songs are very diverse, taking sudden twists and turns into unexplored territory. Amoth even offers up two Steve Vai / Joe Satriani-style instrumentals on this new full-length with tracks "Wind Serenade Part I" and "Wind Serenade Part II".
The band is currently streaming the first single "The Man Who Watches The World Burn", a track loosely based on the Joker character from the Batman movies. It is also the only down-tuned song on the whole album and has a bass solo.
"The world is burning before your very eyes, how do you react? It’s a new world and it’s in chaos and you must adjust to that idea."
Preorder at Rockshots Records.
“The Man Who Watches The World Burn”
“Wind Serenade Part I”
“Wind Serenade Part II”
“We Own The Night”
“It Ain’t Over Yet”
“Traces In The Snow”
“The Hour Of The Wolf”
“The Man Who Watches The World Burn” video: