Veröffentlicht am: Mai 14th, 2019 | durch Florian Puschke0
This Gift Is A Curse: Video zu „Monuments for Dead Gods“
Am 14.06.2019 erscheint mit „A Throne of Ash“ das neue Album der düsteren Metaller von This Gift Is A Curse.
Zum Song „Monuments for Dead Gods“ gibt es jetzt einen weiteren Vorgeschmack, nachdem die Band bereits die Songs „Blood Is My Harvest“ und „Wolvking“ veröffentlicht haben.
This Gift Is A Curse – Monument for Dead Gods
Die Band sagt zum Song: „‚Monuments for Dead Gods‘ is a dark sludge metal epos that pays homage to the inner destructive forces that seem to inhabit all humankind. A never-ending turmoil that both drives man and in the end, lead him to his inevitable doom. Both on a personal level and as a collective, the lyrics tell about a protagonist who finds himself falling in a complete darkness, not really knowing how or why he ended up there. He then performs a ritual to get free from this captive state, uttering ancient words into the abyss as well as carving old forbidden symbols into the framework of reality. Doing so manages to awake a dead star, creating a black hole and setting in motion the destruction of the world.
„‚Life,‘ he learns, was just a great mirage set inside a cold and crumbling inner universe. The ‚dead gods‘ in this story are the former truths that ruled his life. Among the shattered ruins of his own mind and as everything he knows is breaking apart by the seams, he can finally see it clearly; there is no big truths nor lies, there is no end nor beginning – only a great void as we go into oblivion. The song and its underlying storyline is beautifully interpreted with great passion and perceptiveness by visual artist / video maker Chariot of Black Moth.“