Dark metallers Novembers Doom have shared the lead single, “Plague Bird,” off their eagerly-anticipated tenth full-length offering, Hamartia, due April 14 via The End Records.

The new album, which also marks the group’s 28th anniversary year, was recorded at Belle City Sound in Racine, WI with production via producer Chris Djuricic (Jungle Rot, Malevolence), and mixing from Dan Swano (Opeth, Dissection, Katatonia).

Guest appearances include: Ben Johnson on keyboards, Rhiannon Kuhr on backing vocals (“Ever After,” “Miasma,” “Zephyr”), Andrew Craighan (My Dying Bride) on guitar melody (“Waves In The Red Cloth”), Bernt Fjellestad (Susperia) on backing vocals (“Borderline”), and Dan Swanö on backing vocals (“Borderline”).

Commented singer Paul Kuhr: “For the first time in this band’s existence, we have the same line-up on two consecutive albums. Without the need to focus on a new element, we could concentrate on the writing process more clearly, and the synergy between the group is apparent in the end result. I actually mean it when I say in my own humble opinion, I truly feel Novembers Doom have created our very best work to date. From the writing, to the captured performances, to the overall mix and sound of this album. Hamartia is a logical evolution from Bled White but adds some of the darker elements from The Pale Haunt Departure. It’s a Novembers Doom album, through and through, and hopefully others will share my enthusiasm once they get a chance to hear it.”

Hamartia Track Listing:

01. Devils Light
02. Plague Bird **
03. Ghost
04. Ever After
05. Hamartia
06. Apostasy
07. Miasma
08. Zephyr
09. Waves In The Red Cloth
10. Borderline

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