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Monolord unleash post-apocalyptic video for new song “The Last Leaf”: Stream

The band's new album No Comfort arrives September 20th

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Monolord video premiere the last leaf
Monolord, photo by Ester Segarra

    Swedish heavy trio Monolord will release their new album, No Comfort, next month. In anticipation, the doom act is premiering the song “The Last Leaf” and its accompanying video exclusively via Heavy Consequence.

    The post-apocalyptic video aligns with the environmentally conscious message of the song. Directed by Bjorn Rallare, the video depicts a cold and not-too-distant future, following a solitary character as he struggles to find food and survive the urban wastes. Monolord’s crushing brand of doomy psych soundtracks the ruined world, as frontman Thomas V. Jäger’s massive riffs compound on one another and his affected melodic vocal counters the track’s massive low-end in patented Monolord fashion.

    “We’re thrilled to work with the brilliantly talented Björn Rallare on this video,” stated the band. “He’s aced the difficult challenge of capturing the post-apocalyptic and apathetic atmosphere of the song. Hope you like it as much as we do.”

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    “The Last Leaf” exemplifies the band’s interest in social and political subject matter such as “environment/climate change and the destructive nature of religion” on No Comfort — which was produced by Kim Gravander, marking the first time the band has employed an outside voice in the recoding process.

    No Comfort arrives September 20th, and marks the band’s fourth full-length album overall, and first for Relapse Records. Pre-orders are available here.

    The band will take to the road for a headlining U.S. tour in November, hitting the West Coast, Midwest, South, and East Coast along the way. Those dates and the video for “The Last Leaf” are below.

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    No Comfort Artwork:

    Monolord - No Comfort

    No Comfort Tracklist:
    01. The Bastard Son
    02. The Last Leaf
    03. Larvae
    04. Skywards
    05. Alone Together Forever Divided
    06. No Comfort

    Monolord 2019 US Tour Dates:
    11/05 – San Diego, CA  @ Brick by Brick
    11/06 – Tucson, AZ @ Club Congress
    11/07 – Albuquerque, NM @ Sister
    11/08 – Dallas, TX @ Gas Monkey
    11/09 – Austin, TX @ Levitation x Relapse Showcase
    11/10 – Lafayette, LA @ Freetown Boom Boom Room
    11/11 – New Orleans, LA @ One Eyed Jacks
    11/12 – Atlanta, GA @ The 529
    11/13 – Asheville, NC @ Mothlight
    11/14 – Richmond, VA @ Camel
    11/15 – Baltimore, MD @ Metro Gallery
    11/16 – Philadelphia, PA @ First Unitarian Church
    11/17 – Brooklyn, NY @ Saint Vitus
    11/20 – Chicago, IL @ Reggies
    11/21 – Indianapolis, IN @ Black Circle
    11/22 – St. Louis, MO @ Fubar
    11/23 – Lawrence, KS @ Bottleneck
    11/25 – Denver, CO @ Marquis
    11/27 – Los Angeles, CA @ Teragram Ballroom

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