US metalcore giants Like Moths To Flames have announced their fifth album No Eternity In Gold will be released on Friday October 30 through UNFD. It marks the band’s first full-length on their new label home after signing to UNFD in September 2019 and the following release of their EP Where The Light Refuses To Go.
Produced, mixed and mastered by Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland (August Burns Red, Rivers Of Nihil), No Eternity In Gold is a record that showcases Like Moths To Flames like never before. Displaying their trademark foundations of incisive technical dexterity and uncompromising heaviness – all underpinned with earworm-like melodies – LMTF’s new album is the result of challenged perspectives, fully-realised ideals and lessons learned.
Fans can get a taste of what’s to come with the release of new single and music video ‘Habitual Decline‘ today.
Of the track, frontman Chris Roetter explains it “encapsulates a lot of what I’ve been trying to convey in my lyrics since the band started. Sometimes you give your all and you feel like you’ve got nothing left. That echoes through a lot of what I try to do and accomplish, even outside of the band. This is kind of a ‘shedding skin’ feeling for me. Moving on and just accepting that I’m whereI’m at and dealing with it.”
Each track on the forthcoming album carries a specific weight and personal connection to the frontman, making this Like Moths To Flames’ most personal and creative record to date. Chris explains:
“The 11 tracks focus on overcoming 11 separate issues that I’m dealing with when I wake up every day,” he explains. “Most prevalently, it’s about struggling with yourself and your own feelings about your ultimate worth. These songs probably showcase more of my own mind than our previous work.
“I live my life like an open book, and we in the band are all very spiritual people who are in touch with their emotions. I feel that is something that society neglects; we are taught to bury and suppress negative feelings, when we believe that by embracing those emotions, you learn a huge amount about yourself.
With 63 million streams and a decade of global touring to their name, Like Moths ToFlames have long been metalcore scene stalwarts; now, they’re making their bid to lead its charge. Like Moths To Flames is Chris Roetter (vocals), Jeremy Smith (guitar), Zach Pishney (guitar) and Aaron Evans (bass).