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Prepare for impact: In Vain drops explosive single ‘At the Going Down of the Sun,’ setting the stage for their 2024 album release!

In Vain Band Members 2

Progressive extreme metal act, In Vain, are gearing up for a musical revelation with the release of their second single, “At the Going Down of the Sun.” The track serves as a thrilling precursor to their forthcoming album, “Solemn,” set to unleash this year.

About the upcoming track songwriter Johnar Haaland states“Get ready for a headbanging juggernaut with a colossal outro that simply slays! Guaranteed to make heads spin live.” Bassist Alexander adds“It’s a big, majestic piece that sets a dark mood, making it the kind of song that compels you to nod your head along.”

Lead vocalist Sindre describes the track as “a crushing mammoth of a track, filled with bone-shattering riffs, catchy vocals, and a tasteful string section. A headbanger for sure.”

Known for innovative compositions, In Vain’s commitment to solid songwriting and originality is evident. The album, perfected by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Studios, promises a powerful and nuanced sonic experience.

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In Vain is:
Johnar Håland – Guitar
Kjetil D. Pedersen – Guitar
Sindre Nedland – Vocals
Andreas Frigstad – Vocals
Alexander Bøe – Bass
Tobias Øymo Solbakk – Drums

About In Vain:
Hailing from Kristiansand, Norway, In Vain has been a pioneering force in Norwegian progressive extreme metal since 2003. Founded by guitarist Johnar Haaland and vocalist Andreas Frigstad, the band’s melodic extreme metal sound, set them apart early on.

In 2007, In Vain released their first full-length album, “The Latter Rain”, a collaborative effort with nearly 20 guest musicians, showcasing their prowess in diverse, progressive arrangements. Subsequent albums like “Mantra” (2010) and “Ænigma” (2013) continued to push musical boundaries.

“Currents”, a double-edition masterpiece exploring contemporary societal shifts was then released in 2018. Declared “Album of the Year” and garnered perfect scores from various publications worldwide, including 10/10 ratings from Metal Temple (UK), Metal Only (GER), and (GER) to name a few.

With a rich history of live performances, including European tours with Solefald, Borknagar, Vreid and Keep of Kalessin. In Vain remains a powerhouse in extreme metal, captivating audiences with their dynamic compositions, and their reputation as a force in progressive extreme metal is firmly established. The band’s ability to seamlessly blend progressive drive, playfulness, touching vocals, and metallic hardness sets them apart, as attested by reviews such as “In Vain proves once again that they are masters of their art… – Cultur Addict (FR)

In Vain stands as a testament to the enduring innovation within progressive metal, shaping the future of the genre. Their upcoming album “Solemn” is set to release in 2024.

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