In A Late Country
Release: 16 September 2022
Swiss djent metal veterans MYCELIA have a new album coming out, entitled In a Late Country. The fifteen song post-apocalyptic djent metal concept album tells the story of a young man trying to find his lost girlfriend during a government-controlled evacuation program to deal with an overpopulated city. In a Late Country comes out worldwide on September 16, 2022.
MYCELIA are a djent metal band from Zurich, Switzerland who have continuously defied the traditional boundaries between metal’s various subgenres, while still keeping their sound fresh and engaging. In A Late Country is the band’s fifth full-length release. It is a post-apocalyptic djent metal concept album which tells the story of a young man trying to find his lost girlfriend in the midst of a government-controlled evacuation program dealing with an overpopulated city. The lyrics on the album are actually the lines of the various characters within the story, which (when looking at the album’s lyrics” read more like a script from a movie or television series. Pure science fiction, In A Late Country shatters the stereotypical norms within the djent metal genre. By utilizing synthesizers and ambient noise to accentuate the storyline and emotional journey of the characters therein, Mycelia have once again shown the world they are adept and capable of rewriting the djent metal genre’s typical playbook into something new, fresh, and forward thinking.