The Nexus is the second album by the Swedish/Danish metalcore band Amaranthe. The album was released on varying dates in March 2013, starting on the 13th in Japan and concluding on the 26th in the US. The Nexus is a development of the sound and ideas Amaranthe introduced on their first record. The band stated that they felt "the contrasts are greater, the mix and blends of genres is more controversial, and more creative freedoms were taken in this album." The album is also the first one to include a song ("Burn with Me") without any harsh vocals. It is also the last album to feature harsh vocalist Andreas Solveström.