Danish/American rock and rollers VOLBEAT have launched the official music video for the track “Temple Of Ekur”. The clip, which was directed by Shan Dan and VisualHype, could be seen under.
“Temple Of Ekur” is taken from VOLBEAT‘s eighth studio album, “Servant Of The Thoughts”, which was launched in December by way of Republic Information.
Revolver referred to as “Servant Of The Thoughts” “glorious… the darkest and heaviest VOLBEAT providing but.” For the LP, the band, which consists of Michael Poulsen (guitar, vocals), Larsen, Rob Caggiano (guitars) and Kaspar Boye Larsen (bass), took its signature heavy steel, psychobilly and punk ‘n’ roll sound up a notch whereas showcasing Poulsen‘s eager capacity for songwriting and storytelling. “Hardly ever has such a profitable band sounded so ravenous,” says Kerrang! journal of the album.
“Servant Of The Thoughts” was written and recorded through the shutdown and quarantine necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The LP contains the “double barrel” of summer season songs the band launched final June: “Wait A Minute My Woman” and “Dagen Før” (that includes Stine Bramsen), the previous of which grew to become the band’s ninth primary single on the Billboard Mainstream Rock chart.
For “Servant Of The Thoughts”, the band took its signature heavy steel, psychobilly and punk ‘n’ roll sound up a notch whereas showcasing Poulsen‘s eager capacity for songwriting and storytelling.
“I wrote the entire album in three months,” recalled Poulsen, “I used to be in an excellent place and temper whereas at dwelling, and had a captive viewers of myself… There are lots of VOLBEAT signatures in it. In case you return to the primary report and examine it to the place we are actually, you’ll be able to hear how the band has developed its model, whereas retaining the signature sound.”
Beforehand launched single “Shotgun Blues” is an anthemic observe through which Poulsen explores the ghostly occasions he lately skilled upon shifting into a brand new dwelling. Different songs on the album weave intricate and interesting tales. “The Sacred Stones” tells the story of “an earthly being who has dedicated himself to the darkish facet. He’s on a mission, talking to darker forces and fallen angels.” In the meantime, “The Satan Rages On” appears to be like on the concept of the satan taking human type. The aforementioned album opener “Temple Of Ekur” returns to the traditional themes explored in previous songs reminiscent of “The Gates Of Babylon”, whereas the epic album nearer “Lasse’s Birgita” explores the story of the primary witch burnings to happen in Sweden in 1471.
Photograph credit score: Ross Halfin
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