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Vainoa share new single and music video »Nämä päivät eivät jaa sympatiaa«; new EP »Pimennys« out this Friday via Suicide Records!

Helsinki, Finland based blackened hardcore/sludge/post-metal band Vainoa has released new single and music video »Nämä päivät eivät jaa sympatiaa« featuring guest vocals by Otto Eräjoki (Mørket, Depth Beyond One’s, Disare, Green).

»Nämä päivät eivät jaa sympatiaa« is the first single taken from Vainoa’s upcoming EP, titled »Pimennys«, set to release this Friday, April 5th, 2024 via Suicide Records.

Tracklist:
»Pimennys« EP:
A1. Haluan tuhota
A2. Nämä päivät eivät jaa sympatiaa
A3. Pimennys
»Pelon varjo« EP:
B1. Näytä kuolemasi minulle
B2. Pelon varjo
B3. Vainot eivät pääty koskaan
B4. Ääni sen menettäneille

Says the band: “Preorders for our upcoming double EP »Pimennys / Pelon varjo« is open now! Available in limited Smokey Red (150pcs) and Black vinyl (50pcs).

Head over to Suicide Records shop or Levykauppa Äx to preorder. The wonderful cover artwork by Oliver Webb of Sunniva.”

Courtesy of Suicide Records:

Vainoa is a band formed in 2016 in Helsinki, blending fast and fierce hardcore with elements of extreme metal and occasional slower, oppressive atmospheres.

The 12″ double EP’s A-side introduces the new »Pimennys« EP, with three tracks. The B-side holds the previously released EP »Pelon varjo« (2021, Suicide Records), featuring four tracks. »Pelon varjo« was initially available only on cassette format and is now being released on vinyl for the first time.


Photo by Adán Mendoza

The lyrical themes revolve around the frustration and disillusionment with the cyclical injustices in our society and the gradual descent of humanity towards dystopia and complete indifference.

However, there is a glimmer of hope amidst the darkness. The single release »Nämä päivät eivät jaa sympatiaa« represents this dichotomy.

“The song is a call to action for those who are frustrated with the status quo and the tumultuous state of the world. Both musically and lyrically the song is an anthem in its own way.” – Matti Vainionpää, guitar

Recorded & mixed by Felipe Hauri at Oscura Recording Studios.
Mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege.

Bojan Bidovc // music enthusiast, promoter, misanthrop and sometimes a journalist as well

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