MERCENARY - "Soundtrack To The End of Times"


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MERCENARY Unleashes "Soundtrack To The End of Times" - A Metal Resurgence Like No Other
Mercenary - Anthem for the Anxious
Ladies and gentlemen of the metal realm, brace yourselves for a seismic return to the forefront of melodic death and progressive metal. Denmark's own MERCENARY is back with a vengeance, unleashing a musical onslaught that will leave you breathless. After a decade-long hiatus since their last release, they're here to remind us why they are the masters of their craft.
MERCENARY, hailing from the heart of Aalborg, Denmark, is a force to be reckoned with. Their sound is a tantalizing blend of Scandinavian melancholy, evocative melody, and unbridled aggression. On September 22, 2023, get ready to be swept away by the sonic masterpiece known as "Soundtrack To The End of Times", set to drop via NoiseArt Records.
The lineup is a powerhouse of talent, featuring René Pedersen on bass & vocals, Martin Buus on lead guitar, Jakob Mølbjerg on drums, and Martin Nielsen on drums. Together, they are set to deliver eleven tracks that will redefine your understanding of melodic death and progressive metal.
"Soundtrack To The End of Times" is more than just an album; it's a musical narrative that will transport you to uncharted territories. With a kaleidoscope of sound, MERCENARY weaves a tapestry of melodic allure, introspective melancholy, and mesmerizing vocals. The vocals, alternating between hypnotic and harsh, add layers of depth to an already intricate musical journey.
The lead single, 'Heart of the Numb,' featuring the formidable vocals of Matt Heafy from TRIVIUM, is a testament to MERCENARY's genre-defying approach. They infuse elements of doom's gravitas and black metal's mystique into their death metal foundation, resulting in a colossal, artistic triumph that defies categorization. Tracks like 'Anthems for the Anxious' and the haunting 'Beyond the Waves' showcase the band's epic prowess, immersing you in a world both inviting and shadowed.
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"Soundtrack To The End of Times" is a sonic journey meticulously crafted by the incomparable Jacob Hansen at Hansen Studios. Every note resonates with the collective spirit of MERCENARY, offering an immersive experience unique to the band's Danish roots. This album is set to reaffirm MERCENARY's status as modern melodic metal luminaries.

Their storied career has seen them grace colossal festival stages and headline tours across Europe and Japan. Sharing the stage with legends like MEGADETH, ARCH ENEMY, NEVERMORE, KING DIAMOND, SYMPHONY X, and DARK TRANQUILITY, MERCENARY's musical landscape is a symphony of soaring leads, crushing vocals, and resounding hymns.
Their previous album, "Through Our Darkest Days," seamlessly blended their signature strengths with fresh elements, including soaring clean vocals and melancholic grandeur. Now, in 2023, MERCENARY returns with a darker, more aggressive sound that perfectly encapsulates the unfolding end times. Their legendary status remains undiminished, and they're poised to craft yet another unforgettable chapter in their remarkable journey.
So, fellow metalheads, prepare to be captivated and transformed by "Soundtrack To The End of Times." This is not just an album; it's a testament to the enduring power of metal to evolve, captivate, and conquer. MERCENARY is back, and they're here to lead us through the end times with a soundtrack that's nothing short of extraordinary.