May 072017

The official lyric video for ‘My Allied Ocean, a new song from Swedish metallers Evergrey, can be seen below. The track is taken from Evergrey‘s new album, “The Storm Within”, which was released on September 9 via AFM Records.

“My Allied Ocean” is one of Evergrey‘s most aggressive songs to date, the song can be streamed below.

While this may come off as music industry lip service in honor of the quintet, anyone who has followed Evergrey will find it impossible not to become completely enthralled by the music on “The Storm Within” within the space of the first listen. The band’s trademark progressive, dark and melancholic elements are as strong as ever, the album ranks as one of the most progressive record they’ve created in terms of performance, but Evergrey managed to put it in a package that is more accessible and direct compared to any of their nine previous outings. Frontman/founder Tom S. Englund credits Evergrey‘s learning-by-doing over the past two decades for the feel of “The Storm Within”, in particular their all-important “Hymns For The Broken” record from 2014, which saw a revitalized Evergrey lineup return with a new energy. Continue reading »