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MALUM - Fourth Full-Length Out In April, First Track Available For Streaming

Finland's black metallers Malum will release their highly anticipated fourth album, Devil's Creation, on 16th April via Purity Through Fire. By now, Malum should require little introduction. For nearly a decade, the band has become a veritable institution within Finland's eternally burning black metal scene.

In 2019, Malum officially joined the stronghold of Purity Through Fire, with the widely celebrated Legion full-length. Nearly two years to the day arrives Devil's Creation, undoubtedly Malum's most unique album to date. Whereas its predecessor (and its predecessors before that) exuded the "freezing fire" paradigmatic of classic Finnish black metal, Devil's Creation more so weaves a dark'n'dreamy mysticism that's no less powerful and poignant.

For one, an expertly mixed fog of supernatural synth largely coats their creations here, establishing a new dynamic to the favourably familiar Malum sound. Similarly, even when the band kick into high gear - and they still do, with devastating effect - there's a clearer, more keening edge: not necessarily "clean" in the conventional sense, but almost sparkling with a bloodied majesty and most definitely with more mystery. Listen to the first revealed track "Messiaan Kuolema" in the player below. Link