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Rust

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Available from 09/10/2017

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Gothenburg, Sweden trio Monolord is a rare breed: A band both encompassing and transcending genre; a vortex of heavy rock density that consumes all others.
 
Their thunderous, tuneful heft has built a rabid international fanbase in short order since their 2014 debut.
 
But Rust, the band's third full length, truly exemplifies why some refer to them as the Nirvana of doom.
 
Monolord's enveloping, syrupy sludge is a vibe, it's a state of mind. Not riffs for riffs sake, but a collective buzzing, rattling and rumbling that's more total environment than collection of songs.
 
Together, guitarist/vocalist Thomas Jäger, drummer Esben Willems and bassist Mika Häkki create a massive, dynamic sound with ultra-low frequencies serving as its fourth member.
 
Noisey calls Monolord "universally beloved" and "Swedish doom royalty", while Consequence of Sound deems them, "a truly modern sound: recognizably doom, but with glistening production values and adventurous songcraft." Vænir landed on countless Album of the Year lists in 2015, and Rust is poised to open an entirely new range of possibilities for Monolord

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