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Symphonic Metal Masters THERION Release Final Album of the Leviathan Trilogy,” Leviathan III”, Today via Napalm Records

Photo Credit: Mina Karadzic

THERION are:
Christofer Johnsson – guitars and keyboards
Sami Karppinen – drums
Nalle “Grizzly” Påhlsson – bass
Thomas Vikström – lead vocals
Christian Vidal – guitar
Lori Lewis – vocals

Symphonic Metal Masters THERION Release Final Album of the Leviathan Trilogy, Leviathan III, Today via Napalm Records

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Fourth Single “Nummo” & Lyric Video Also Revealed | Watch HERE

The newest opus from Swedish symphonic metal legends THERION has been released today via Napalm Records! With Leviathan III, mastermind Christofer Johnsson finalizes the Leviathan trilogy, continuing the band’s 30 year-plus string of success after its predecessor Leviathan peaked at #11 on the German Album Charts.

Along with their new studio album, THERION delivers another astonishing single. “Nummo” is a speedy track delivering splendid hard guitar explosions and the finest classic vocals and choirs. Check out the track and its accompanying lyric video below!

Christofer Johnsson on “Nummo”:
“‘Nummo’ is a song about the amphibious fish-like entities in the Dogon religion. We already touched the Dogon religion with the Sirius B title track in 2004, but as it wasn’t much lyrics in that song, it felt the time was right for a revisist and a proper lyric.

In the video clip we try to give an introduction to Dogon ceremonies. We couldn’t afford to pay Nummo in person to appear in the video clip, so we had to make an animation for that.

Check out the Lyric Video for “Nummo” HERE:

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Leviathan III tracklisting:
1. Ninkigal
2. Ruler Of Tamag
3. An Unsung Lament
4. Maleficium
5. Ayahuasca
6. Baccanale
7. Midsommarblot
8. What Was Lost Shall Be Lost No More
9. Duende
10. Nummo
11. Twilight Of The Gods

A perfect collision of Metal and Classical Music!

The album sets off with the powerful “Ninkigal”, catapulting the listener directly into the dramatic universe of THERION with skillfully crafted compositions and operatic female vocals by Lori Lewis, alternating with grim growling and pleasing melodies. This then bursts into a heavy track with gloomy parts, building up to a fascinating score-like symphony. THERION once more draw charm from the courage to mix styles ranging from gothic parts to melodic death metal and neo-classical elements to power metal in a complex and versatile way, thus challenging their listeners as witnessed on “Twilight of the Gods”. The songs are quickly engaging and skillfully employ catchy melodies, as witnessed on uplifting tracks like “An Unsung Lament” and “Baccanale”. Advancing melodies are combined with rock elements, captivating lyrics and choir parts, while lively “Maleficium” is structured around a duet between Thomas Vikström and Lori Lewis. Stomping “Ayahuasca” is a true musical journey featuring a male choir and psychedelic elements, while speedy “Nummo”offers splendid hard guitar explosions and the finest classic vocals and choirs.

Overall, the compositions lean towards the magnificent and theatrical, offering a high variety of musical styles while deftly blurring the boundaries of metal and classical music. With their newest opus, Leviathan III, mastermind Christofer Johnsson proves his incredible talent once more, and that THERION have perfected their very own combination of versatile styles – resulting in the creation of a symphonic league of their own.

Leviathan III will be available in the following formats:
6-Page Digipak CD
2LP Gatefold in Black
2LP Gatefold Silver – ltd. to 500 copies worldwide
Die Hard Deluxe Edition Gold / Black Marbled (incl. Album Cover Slipmat, Covert Artprint & Alternative Album Cover Artprint) – ltd. to 300 copies worldwide
Digipak Bundle (incl. Pendant, Cotton Bag, Patch) – ltd. to 200 copies worldwide
Digipak & Shirt Bundle
Digital Album

Die Hard Deluxe Edition Gold / Black Marbled Vinyl + Album Cover Slipmat, Cover Artprint & Alternative Album Cover Artprint – ltd. to 300 copies worldwide

Catch Therion Live on Tour 2024!

Orchestral Show
20.01.24 MX – Mexico City / Arena CDMX

Turkish Tour 2024
27.01.24 TR – Istanbul / Zorlu PSM Turkcell Sahnesi
28.01.24 TR – Eskisehir / Milyon Performance Hall
29.01.24 TR – Ankara / Milyon Perfomance Hall
30.01.24 TR – Izmir / SoldOut Performance Hall

Leviathan Tour 2024
16.02.24 PL – Lublin / Studio
17.02.24 PL – Krakow / Kwadrat
18.02.24 PL – Poznan / Tama
20.02.24 DE – Berlin / ORWO haus
21.02.24 NL – Tilburg / 013
22.02.24 BE – Brugge / Het Entrepot
23.03.24 NL – Enschede / Metropool
24.02.24 DE – Oberhausen / Resonanzwerk
25.02.24 FR – Paris / La Mashine Du Moulin Rouge
28.02.24 ES – Barcelona / Salamandra
29.02.24 ES – Pamplona / Totem
01.03.24 PT – Porto / Hard Club
02.03.24 PT – Lisbon / Lisboa Ao Vivo
03.03.24 ES – Madrid / Mon
06.03.24 CH – Luzern / Schuur
07.03.24 DE – München / Backstage
08.03.24 IT – Milan / Slaughter Club
09.03.24 IT – San Dona Di Piave / Revolver
10.03.24 CR – Zagreb / Tvornica Kulture
12.03.24 HU – Budapest / Barba Negra
13.03.24 CZ – Ostrava / Barrak
14.03.24 SK – Bratislava / Majestic
15.03.24 CZ – Prague / Meetfactory
16.03.24 PL – Warsaw / Progresja
17.03.24 PL – Wroclaw / A2

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