Release Video For New Single ‘A World Beyond Reach’ + Announce Debut Album For May 10th

One of Finland’s hottest new exports, high-profile modern metal band CROWNSHIFT, are happy to finally announce the release date and details of their eagerly awaited self-titled debut album, which is due out on May 10th, 2024 via Nuclear Blast Records. The pre-order has launched today.

Earlier this year CROWNSHIFT released their first single and music video, ‘If You Dare‘, which was received with great acclaim by fans and media alike. To whet your appetite even more, today marks the release of yet another infectious single accompanied by a stylish and energetic music video, ‘A World Beyond Reach‘.

A World Beyond Reach‘ is a perfect example of what CROWNSHIFT’s debut album offers – eight contemporary melodic death metal anthems with a progressive edge and captivating choruses for the ages. CROWNSHIFT‘s members are or have been involved in some of Finland’s most renowned and universally beloved metal bands, including NIGHTWISH, CHILDREN OF BODOM, WINTERSUN, and MYGRAIN, and it shows. On their first album, CROWNSHIFT have managed to combine their collective experiences and have crafted a modern metal masterpiece that sounds distinctively Finnish and offers stellar songwriting and excellent production.

Catch CROWNSHIFT live this year at several big Summer festivals across Europe or at their album release show in Helsinki on May 15th. Not too many bands are getting booked by high-profile festivals having released only one single, which again speaks for the level of quality that CROWNSHIFT brings to the table. Scroll down for all confirmed show dates!




CROWNSHIFT – Crownshift
Release Date: 10 May 2024
LP | CD | Digital Album

01. Stellar Halo
02. Rule The Show
03. A World Beyond Reach
04. If You Dare
05. My Prison
06. The Devil’s Drug
07. Mirage
08. To The Other Side


15.05.  FI   Release Show, Tavastia, Helsinki
17.05.  DE  Open Air Am Berg, Eichstätt
19.06.  FI   Nummirock, Nummijärvi
23.06.  BE  Graspop, Dessel
06.07.  ES  Rock Fest Barcelona, Santa Coloma de Gramenet
02.08.  HU  Fezen Festival
03.08   RO  Rockstadt Extreme Fest
09.08.  FI   Hellsinki Metal Festival, Helsinki

… more dates to be announced soon.

Born as the long-time idea of four friends, CROWNSHIFT are a new high standing metal act from Finland. The members, who come from the ranks of Finland’s finest exports such as Nightwish, Children Of Bodom, Wintersun and Finntroll, are thrilled to start a new journey together and spread their authentic sonic print across the globe.

Seamlessly covering a diversity of styles, the quartet has a unique signature to their modern sound. Hypnotizing melodies paired with ripping riffs, from moody mid-tempo songs to fierce prog-death-metal opuses, CROWNSHIFT were born to be master of all trades.

Their forthcoming debut album will undoubtedly be a showcase of relentless ambition that will take you through a wide musical spectrum, with no compromises or boundaries, proving that the band are on a quest to put a striking mark on the map.

Keep your eyes peeled for teasers and further announcements and make sure to follow CROWNSHIFT on their socials to stay up-to-date.

Tommy Tuovinen: Vocals
Daniel Freyberg: Guitar, Backing Vocals
Jukka Koskinen: Bass
Heikki Saari: Drums

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