In Somnia is a Progressive Modern Metal quartet from the picturesque Tyrolean mountains, blending influences from all modern Metal styles into a unique, dark sound.
While the lyrics deal with traumas and philosophical thoughts, the instrumentation is catchy and complex at the same time.
With the support of film music composer Christoph Manucredo, the ambitious visionaries have managed to combine brute force with a certain gloomy atmosphere, which flows into the diverse overall sound through the Groove and Core Metal influences of drummer Dominic Granegger and Djent influences of bassist Florian Bacher.
On the third album “Harlequin“, the two virtuoso guitarists Andreas Wibmer and Simon Andreas Brunner alternate between heart-wrenching leads and pure rawness, while the vocals oscillate between whispers, screams, growls and clear vocals.
When you absorb the complex music of In Somnia, you hear and feel an honest soul trip. A profound experience, therefore, that reveals the thirst for newness and change so courageously that it is able to create a critical mental state.
After all, the participants are by no means beginners anymore, can show an average of 16 years of experience on their instruments. In Somnia are the art, they roll with the Tauernwind!
The band also published the premiere of the first single taken from the album “Rollercoaster” out on November 11, 2021 through the YouTube player below:
The band says: “We are honored to release the first single from our album Harlequin. Like the song, the video is also about the fight against one’s addiction. In this vivid portrayal, Harlequeen (Karin Glinzner) tries to escape Habit (Alexander Eder), but as often happens in real life, this attempt fails and a certain sense of well-being in the all-too-familiar state of intoxication sets in. The song revolves around the fears and the train of thought of an addict who knows where the path taken leads, but is stuck in the prison of his own mind and perceives the situation as hopeless.“
Simon Andreas Brunner / Vocals, Guitars
Andreas Wibmer / Guitar
Florian Bacher / Bass
Dominic Granegger / Drums
01. Rollercoaster 04:29
02. Guillotine 04:34
03. Crossing Styx 02:36
04. Something Ends Something Begins 05:11
05. Breathing Soil 03:12
06. The Void 04:08
07. Harlequin 05:10
08. Onomatopoesis 04:58
09. Ripping The Veil 04:59
The other side of the coin:
These thinking musicians have found a way of self-healing that is as individual as it is artistically special.
A way in which they get rid of all negativity in life by simply letting it flow into their music.
Most of the songs on “Harlequin” are based on true stories, true emotions and true pain.
In Somnia are artists who paint pictures of their unique world in the air and in the hearts.