A year after the critically acclaimed full length “Absence”, Swedish Symphonic DSBM act MIST OF MISERY is going to disclose two new chapters, and the first chapter — a mini album entitled as “Shackles of Life” — is going to be released via Black Lion Records.
After their critically acclaimed sophomore full length “Absence”, released back in 2016, Mist of Misery is returning with their long anticipated mini album “Shackles Of Life” the first of the two chapters to be opened. The symphonic/DSBM band from Stockholm started their journey back in 2010, March, and so far have released two full lengths and two EP releases. Currently, the band is working as a quartet.
First chapter of their dual mini albums, “Shackles of Life” features some of the most gloomy and utter beautiful crafted work in a long time. its simply one of those releases that rarely comes out, If you’ve enjoyed Absence then this will be a step above.
This EP also marks the sad departure of Erik Molnar’s history in Mist of misery, he took this decision because of being busy with recording and writing for the new Hyperion album. Erik will of course still linger around for this mini release to watch as everyone absorbs it.
“Broken Chains”, the third track from the mini album, is having a haunting beauty within its mournful atmosphere, filled with the serene arrangements of synths, endless melodic guitar harmonies and stirring melancholic vocals
The mini album was mixed by Mortuz Denatuz and mastered by Ronnie Björnström of Defitory and EAP Mix Room…known for working with bands like Bodyfarm, Aeon, Cut up,
Track – List:
01. Shackles Of Life
02. Placid Drowning
03. Broken Chains
04. A Dreamless Void (Euthanasia Part 2)
06. Opening Chapter To A Solitary Confinement
07. Closing Chapter