Dutch metalcore quintet ANOTHER NOW have released a video for their new single ‘Outflow’. Whilst drawing influence from Northlane, Bad Omens and Crystal Lake, ANOTHER NOW add their own style and flair through their captivating blend of alternative metal and metalcore.
Premiered via Dreambound, watch the video for ‘Outflow’ here: https://youtu.be/e-2-LsHce4E
Stream ‘Outflow’ here: https://linktr.ee/anothernow/
Produced and mixed by the band’s own Rik Bosmans (bass, vocals, production) and mastered by Christof Kempe (Time, The Valuator, Alazka & Breath Atlantis), ‘Outflow’ came to light during the first lockdown of the COVID-19 pandemic, when the band members were separated and had to move the process forward through online communication.
The band explain: “The lockdown hasn’t had that much of an impact on our writing process. We’re pretty much used to work independently of each other, with the first ideas and demos for songs usually starting out with everyone recording their parts in the comfort of their own home studios and then sending them around. Finishing the last 20% of the songs is usually where the real challenge begins and when you start getting really critical. Not being able to see each other in real life was definitely the biggest challenge. You really find out how hard it actually is to inspire and motivate each other and to communicate creative ideas through digital means alone.’’
Discussing the lyrical themes of ‘Outflow’, the band add: ‘’The lyrics describe the psychological struggles of dealing with uncontrollable peaks and lows in which someone can find themselves. A seemingly unending battle in your head, that you’re just wishing to wake up from in reassurance. Through this suffering there’s the search for hope, or at least a stable middle ground.’’
ANOTHER NOW released their debut single, ‘Lotus/Echoes’, in Spring 2019, closely followed by second single ‘Shijima’. The attention they gained from these tracks landed them slots at Jera On Air, Popronde and Submit Fest, as well as a sold-out show supporting Ice Nine Kills at Melkweg in Amsterdam.
The quintet released their triple single ‘Distance’, which consisted of tracks ‘Breach’, ‘Myriad’ and ‘Program’, earlier this year, showcasing the diversity of their sound and firmly putting their stamp on The Netherlands’ metalcore scene.
ANOTHER NOW are:
Stef Rikken – lead vocals
Rik Bosmans – bass, vocals, production
Miquell Kleuters – guitar, backing vocals
Guyon Kleuters – drums
Max van Esch – guitar