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Finnish metal group Noumena will release their fifth studio album "Myrrys" on the 28th of April.
The album is a strong follower to Noumena’s previous album ”Death Walks With Me” released four years ago.
The album is an eloquent combination of 90’s style melodic death metal and melancholic Finnish mollie tunes. The album is mixed and mastered by the metal visionary Dan Swanö, who has ensured wide and dynamic sounds. "Myrrys" offers a musical journey all the way from catchy upbeat moments to sturdy and desolate emotions.
With melodies, riffs, sounds and lyrics, "Myrrys" paints a picture of a mindscape filled with contradictions and Northern despair. The album title "Myrrys" (old Finnish) refers to ruckus, tumult or uproar. So far, Noumena has sticked to English as lyrical language, but the album themes, including Finnish nature and cultural heritage, and intimate stories required the use of Finnish. Every band member has contributed to songwriting, and the formidable cover art is crafted by Finnish young talent Otto Lehtonen.
"Myrrys" is Noumena’s second album with vocalist Suvi Uura, who contrasts and balances skillfully Antti Haapanen’s growls with her deep voice. Uura joined Noumena in 2009 and the rest of the band are original members in the band turning 20 years in 2018.
Antti Haapanen - vocals
Suvi Uura - vocals
Ville Lamminaho - guitar
Tuukka Tuomela - guitar
Hannu Savolainen - bass
Ilkka Unnbom - drums