Swedish visionary metallers SOILWORK have released a brand new video trailer in which singer Björn “Speed” Strid and  drummer Bastian Thusgaard talk about choosing a a Swedish album title and the artwork for their impatiently awaited 11th album, Verkligheten, which marks the band’s first in more than three years and also marks the first to feature Bastian Thusgaard on drums, who replaced Dirk Verbeuren in 2016.

Watch the trailer here: 

Watch the official music video for “Full Moon Shoals” and pre-order the album here.

Get/listen to the song here.

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“Arrival” visualizer
Studio webisode #1 
Studio webisode #2
Studio webisode #3
Album trailer #1

Verkligheten is set to be released on January 11, 2019 via Nuclear Blast. The first edition digipack, as well as the vinyl versions, will also contain the exclusive Underworld EP, carrying 4 more songs (see track list below).

The digipack version will also feature special artwork with lavish foil print.

The album as well as accompanying merchandise is now available for pre-order in various formats:

  • CD jewel + T-Shirt + Poster Bundle
  • Digipack
  • Black, Orange, Purple vinyl
  • Digital download/stream

Verkligheten album tracklist:
01. Verkligheten
02. Arrival
03. Bleeder Despoiler
04. Full Moon Shoals
05. The Nurturing Glance
06. When The Universe Spoke
07. Stålfågel
08. The Wolves Are Back In Town
09. Witan
10. The Ageless Whisper
11. Needles And Kin (feat. Tomi Joutsen/AMORPHIS)
12. You Aquiver

Underworld Bonus EP tracklist:
13. Summerburned and Winterblown
14. In This Master’s Tale
15. The Undying Eye
16. Needles And Kin (original version)

SOILWORK will embark on an extensive European co-headlining run with label-mates AMORPHIS and NAILED TO OBSCURITY as well as JINJER from January 11 through to February 16.

SOILWORK / AMORPHIS
+ JINJER + NAILED TO OBSCURITY

11.01. D Oberhausen – Turbinenhalle 2
12.01. NL Nijmegen – Doornroosje
13.01. D Hamburg – Markthalle
14.01. DK Copenhagen – Amager Bio
15.01. S Stockholm – Fryshuset
16.01. N Oslo – Rockefeller Music Hall
18.01. D Hanover – Capitol
19.01. D Leipzig – Hellraiser
20.01. PL Krakow – Klub Kwadrat
22.01. RO Bucharest – Arenele Romane
23.01. BG Sofia – Universiada Hall
25.01. H Budapest – Barba Negra Music Club
26.01. A Vienna – Ottakringer Brauerei
27.01. CZ Zlín – Masters of Rock Café
28.01. SK Bratislava – Majestic Music Club
29.01. D Berlin – Kesselhaus
30.01. D Munich – Backstage (Werk)
01.02. D Geiselwind – MusicHall
02.02. D Cologne – Essigfabrik
03.02. B Antwerp – Trix Muziekcentrum
04.02. UK London – Electric Ballroom
06.02. F Paris – Cabaret Sauvage
07.02. F Toulouse – Le Bikini
08.02. E Madrid – Mon
09.02. E Barcelona – Salamandra
10.02. F Lyon – Le Transbordeur
12.02. I Trezzo sull’Adda (MI) – Live Music Club
13.02. D Wiesbaden – Schlachthof
14.02. D Saarbrücken – Garage
15.02. D Stuttgart – LKA Longhorn
16.02. CH Pratteln – Z7

SOILWORK is:
Björn “Speed” Strid – vocals
David Andersson – guitars
Sven Karlsson – keyboards
Sylvain Coudret – guitars
Bastian Thusgaard – drums