BABYMETAL have shared the brand new music “Monochrome,” the second single from their forthcoming idea album, THE OTHER ONE, arriving March twenty fourth.
“Monochrome” continues the Japanese band’s push into heavier, extra excessive territories. Grinding hi-fi riffs separate melodically sung verses, recalling the sonic contrasts of ’90s/’00s various steel resembling Evanescence and Korn. Whereas there are nonetheless parts of the pop-metal sound of yore, BABYMETAL are clearly embracing a darker prog path with their newest materials.
That is additionally mirrored within the bold sci-fi idea for the THE OTHER ONE: BABYMETAL have been “sealed” from the world after a 10-year journey and have been lastly recovered throughout the digital “METALVERSE” in April 2022 through “THE OTHER ONE restoration venture.” Every of the album’s 10 songs symbolize a theme primarily based on “10 separate parallel worlds” found in the course of the restoration venture.
“Monochrome” is a type of 10 parallel worlds, on this case “the hopeful want on Ragnorok, which signifies doomsday in Norse mythology, twinkling throughout the starry skies in rainbow colours,” in response to the press launch. As put in different phrases: “a hopeful want in a hopeless world.”
BABYMETAL followers can count on the group to roll out three extra pre-release singles within the coming months, every dropping in January, February, and March, respectively. Following the LP’s March 2023 launch, the Japanese act will then hit the street as help for Sabaton’s UK/European tour dates in April and Could.
You may pre-order THE OTHER ONE on vinyl right here. Stream the lyric video for “Monochrome” under.
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