IN SOMNIA • Progressive Modern Metal • 5ᵗʰ Music Video "The Void"
Logo: In Somnia
3ʳᵈ from one of the most independent Austrian acts
Complex influences from MeloDeath, Groove & Core Metal to Djent
Dark atmospheric & moving songs with depth effect
New Single & 5ᵗʰ Music Video from one of the most visionary & most ambitious Austrian acts in the more Extreme Metal!
Sophisticated Progressive Modern Metal of the complex kind!
Exceptional bandwidth of influence!
Music Video premiere:
April 08, 2022
IN SOMNIA • Progressive Modern Metal
A desperate search
"The Void" Official music video
Premiere: April 08, 2022
Production: In Somnia
The band comments about "The Void":
"Trapped in the depths of being, a person will find neither material nor spiritual content to fill his inner void. The taste becomes pale and more is never enough. The arm of the righteous is able to pull us into the depths, as priorities seep into our lives under the guise of satisfaction. The true meaning of our existence remains hidden from us. The time we have is already forfeited."
Band 2021 • Philipp Weger • WegerPixel Photography
Simon Andreas Brunner • Vocals, Guitars
Andreas Wibmer • Guitar
Florian Bacher • Bass
Dominic Granegger • Drums
IN SOMNIA is a PROGRESSIVE MODERN METAL quartet from the picturesque Tyrolean mountains, blending influences from all modern Metal styles into a unique, dark sound. While the lyrics deal with traumas and philosophical thoughts, the instrumentation is catchy and complex at the same time. With the support of film music composer Christoph Manucredo, the ambitious visionaries have managed to combine brute force with a certain gloomy atmosphere, which flows into the diverse overall sound through the Groove and Core Metal influences of drummer Dominic Granegger and Djent influences of bassist Florian Bacher.
Artwork • "Harlequin"
Mattias Girstmair • Echopolis Productions
Official release: Nov. 11, 2021
01. Rollercoaster 04:29
02. Guillotine 04:34
03. Crossing Styx 02:36
04. Something Ends Something Begins 05:11
05. Breathing Soil 03:12
06. The Void 04:08
07. Harlequin 05:10
08. Onomatopoesis 04:58
09. Ripping The Veil 04:59
On the third album "Harlequin", the two virtuoso guitarists Andreas Wibmer and Simon Andreas Brunner alternate between heart-wrenching leads and pure rawness, while the vocals oscillate between whispers, screams, growls and clear vocals. When you absorb the complex music of IN SOMNIA, you hear and feel an honest soul trip. A profound experience, therefore, that reveals the thirst for newness and change so courageously that it is able to create a critical mental state. After all, the participants are by no means beginners anymore, can show an average of 16 years of experience on their instruments. IN SOMNIA are the art, they roll with the Tauernwind!
The other side of the coin: These thinking musicians have found a way of self-healing that is as individual as it is artistically special. A way in which they get rid of all negativity in life by simply letting it flow into their music. Most of the songs on "Harlequin" are based on true stories, true emotions and true pain. IN SOMNIA are artists who paint pictures of their unique world in the air and in the hearts.
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2014 • Withered-Frozen-Perished • Full-length
2017 • For the Harvest • Full-length
2021 • Harlequin • Full-length
10 / 10
"Already with the opener 'Rollercoaster' you ask yourself why this band is not actually already much better known. But apparently they flew so far under every radar ... on the silver disc follows one highlight after the other and you do not even know which track you could call a favourite ... so my highlight is the entire album ... a terrific work …"
(AMMO Supports The Underground)
98 / 100
"... a modern production, with many musical structures … influences within Djent Metal such as Progressive Metal, Groove Metal elements and the melodic part of Death Metal … with a very notable line, handling similar scales in several parts, power, strength, distorted guitars and a massive bass that give it a great musical heaviness … catchy and complex in many parts ..."
80 / 100
"Entertaining, brutal, and a big step forward from a solid foundation …"
7,5 / 10
"… a hybrid of violent and clean, catchy choruses, a piano and an orchestral backdrop … pleasant discovery …"
(Book Of Metal)
7 / 10
"... modern Metal, which mostly sprouts in the MeloDeath corner ... some of it reminds of old In Flames ... massive ... stylistic proximity to bands á la Children Of Bodom ... slight hit qualities ... manages this time to keep the quality level of the songs on the complete album equally high ... the tracks all run well in the ear ... should please every fan of melodic death metal with a modern slant ... for the Austrians a good step forward ..."
(Rock Castle Franken)
"... prepare for a musical onslaught ... dynamic ... fireworks ... virtuosic ... exciting leads and pure rawness, while the vocals oscillate between whispers, screams, growls and clean vocals ... the sound of 'Harlequin' is very powerful ... extremely rhythmic and with melodies that seem to come from the most classic books of metal music ... there is no lack of melodic solos that make the album even spicier ..."
"... a very powerful way of playing dominates, peppered with many imaginative guitar riffs, and in addition you can hear mostly ultra-hard growling, which brute plasters the auditory canals ... occasional epic or symphonic sounds complement the powerful tracks, whereby the brutality is somewhat cushioned ... a real recommendation for fans of the harder pace and they should definitely risk an ear here!"