Portland, OR outfit Lord Dying will launch one of many yr’s first nice data subsequent week, their fourth album, Clandestine Transcendence. Loaded to the gills with sharp, heavy riffs and a way of melancholy, Clandestine Transcendence picks up the place final album Mysterium Tremendum left off, each thematically and musically.
“The Universe if Weeping,” the video Decibel is premiering immediately, is the opening track on Clandestine Transcendence, an album that tells the story of an immortal being who has lastly obtained his want for demise. The track begins slowly, letting clear guitars give technique to energetic riffs and melancholic lead guitar that imbues the monitor with a way of emotional weight. Guitarist Erik Olson and bassist Alyssa Maucere each lend their voices to the track, utilizing each screamed and sung vocals. On the track’s finish, every part else fades out, leaving simply Maucere’s vocals; within the context of the total report, it’s an thrilling transition to the second monitor. Within the context of this monitor premiere, it’s nonetheless a reasonably neat technique to finish the track.
“We’re very psyched to premiere the opening monitor and video for ‘The Universe Is Weeping’ off our upcoming album,” Olson tells Decibel. “This track picks up instantly the place our earlier album leaves off. Submit demise. Blazing past the cosmos and outdoors the realms of consciousness. Complete dissolution of the self. Into Clandestine Transcendence.”
Along with taking part in on the Clandestine Transcendence, Maucere additionally directed the video for “The Universe is Weeping.”
“When requested to direct the video for ‘The Universe Is Weeping,’” the bassist displays, “I couldn’t assist however sort out the idea of the Cosmic Calendar. As an example, the Universe’s birthdate is January 1st. Life on earth = Sept thirtieth. Human historical past is Dec thirty first at 23:59:57. We eat every part in our path as our sources of vitality, a few of which have been on earth for over 600 million years. If the previous can inform us something about life, a brand new life type may come alongside sooner or later that decides that they will home us, increase us, and overfeed us to develop into their most most popular supply of vitality. Or we may simply destroy one another earlier than that day might come, which appears extra prone to me.”
Clandestine Transcendence is out on January 19 through MNRK Heavy.