Crystal Lake released the single, and accompanying video for The Circle on August 6, and a 3 track release for The Circle was released on August 8.
SharpTone Records announced on November 28 that they had signed Crystal Lake to the label, Crystal Lake released a new single, and accompanying video for the song AEON. On the same day the band released their new album "Helix" exclusively in Japan with no release dates yet for a worldwide release as of then. In 2019, Crystal Lake will support metalcore acts, August Burns Red, Miss May I, and Fit For A King on The Dangerous Tour in North America. In March, the group went on Adept Russian Tour as a warm up.