Finland’s inventive, progressive metal quartet, ODDLAND, has issued the first official single from their upcoming second album, Origin. The follow-up to their Century Media-released 2012 debut The Treachery Of Senses, the impending Origin album will see release in early September through the band’s new label home of Sensory Records. As an early preview of the band’s latest works, the record’s fifth track “Hidden” comes forth through an animated cover art video, exclusively via Revolver Magazine.
ODDLAND offers of the track, “This song is about self-deprecation and a hidden strength and talent, that cannot truly thrive until the person sees and believes it himself. Stylistically, “Hidden” represents a side of Origin where strong dynamics and contrasts interact in fluent dialogue.”
Tune in to Revolver’s website to explore ODDLAND’s “Hidden” at THIS LOCATION.
Progressive metal heavyweight Sensory Records will release Origin worldwide on September 9th; view a brief trailer for ODDLAND‘s Origin at THIS LOCATION; preorders will be available via Amazon this week.
ODDLAND stylistically incorporates a broad spectrum of tones and methods into their forward-thinking delivery, melding aggressive tones, spacious textures, and glorious melodies into a seamless and cohesive entity. The band’s new Origin was partly recorded by ODDLAND, the rest captured at Fantom Studio (Insomnium, Korpiklaani, Oranssi Pazuzu) after which it was mixed and mastered by Daniel Bergstrand (Meshuggah, In Flames, Dimmu Borgir). Containing over forty-five minutes of music, the album bears a theme which ties deeply into the lyrics and extensive artwork, with a separate piece of art created by Egyptian artist Mohammed Essam for each of the nine songs.
This week, ODDLAND will begin releasing a series of art teasers, issuing a new piece of the intense cover art for the album each week. Stay current as each piece is revealed at the band’s Facebook page HERE.