Fridays are always absolutely mad, so here are six random new videos from the seventy or so that arrived in our mailbox today…
Exist Immortal return with the much-anticipated Act Two – Gold EP, which is a stunning display of musical virtuosity that’s best summed up in the amazing, lead-off track, “Come Alive”. This track’s music video can be viewed below and if you are a fan of explosive musicality and layered depths of beauty, frenetic energy then look no further.
Sweden’s Horndal have today announced their sophomore album, due for release via Prosthetic Records on April 9. Titled Lake Drinker, the album tells the tale of the eponymous town of Horndal – and how it is on a cursed path to destruction for the second time in forty years. Alongside the album announcement the four-piece have released the single, “Rossen”, named after the lake in Horndal. The accompanying video features a five star tour of Horndal and its many and varied amenities.
Finland’s melo death metallers Bloodred Hourglass have released a new long-awaited single “Drag Me The Rain” to shorten the wait for the upcoming album. It is the first new release of the band in their new line-up since releasing the album Godsend in 2019.
Swedish hard rock band, Cobra Cult, have released a music video for “Sell Your Soul”, the song is taken from their sophomore album Second Gear, out on March 5th, 2021 via GMR Music.
The legendary symphonic heavy metal band Hevilan is back with their new album, Symphony of Good and Evil , which will be released worldwide by Brutal Records , on March 19, and in Brazil it will be distributed by Voice Music. The track “Devil Within (Part 2) – Hammer of Gods” is now available on all digital platforms and in lyric video format.
Fragments is a song about the illusion and facade of control. Initially penned under the worldwide political discord of 2019 when we were all promised that we would ‘take back control’ and Trump ran amok in the White House, the song has taken on even greater poinence and meaning during the Coronavirus pandemic. Have we lost control ? Was it our at all ? We’ve been lying to ourselves. They feel like particularly pertinent questions for Black Lakes to be asking at the beginning of 2021.