Soilwork - Reveal First Single From Upcoming EP


Swedish metal force Soilwork share details and first single of their new music output, A Whisp Of The Atlantic. The 5-song EP is coming out on December 4th via Nuclear Blast. To taste a first piece of the new music, check out the video clip for "The Nothingness And The Devil" single. The clip was directed René U Valdes of Bravo & Bravo Films.

Guitarist David Andersson comments on the single: "The Nothingness And The Devil" is a song about how the old concept of a patriarchal God doesn't work anymore, and how everyone with any logic reasoning must accept that we have to create our own deities, if we need them. Or if we don't, we'll have to accept the fact that our lives are essentially meaningless unless we are able to find our meaning and make ourselves feel fulfilled. The video also hints at the emasculation of a male god, and how gender shouldn't be a factor in any form of religious discourse anymore. Perhaps this is the time to question your beliefs and accept that no God will correct the mess that we all have put ourselves into."

"From the desire of Feverish, the urge of Desperado, the determinism of Death Diviner, the insights and questions of The Nothingness and the Devil and the acceptance and spiritual searching of A Whisp of the Atlantic. The whole song and video sequence is like a slightly different take on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. It's all about realising that we're all stuck on this rock and that we need to find something more inclusive than religion to get through this together. Because in the end, we're all outsiders, genetically hunter-gatherers trying to fit in in a world that we created but at the same time wasn't really made for us", David Andersson sums up. "The overarching theme is liberation from the extremely low level of the social and cultural debate these days, and it starts with the fundamentals and ends with the phenomenological. From liberation into ascension."


The album tracklist reads as follows:

01. A Whisp Of The Atlantic
02. Feverish
03. Desperado
04. Death Diviner
05. The Nothingness And The Devil




Guitarist David Andersson comments on the single: "The Nothingness And The Devil" is a song about how the old concept of a patriarchal God doesn't work anymore, and how everyone with any logic reasoning must accept that we have to create our own deities, if we need them. Or if we don't, we'll have to accept the fact that our lives are essentially meaningless unless we are able to find our meaning and make ourselves feel fulfilled. The video also hints at the emasculation of a male god, and how gender shouldn't be a factor in any form of religious discourse anymore. Perhaps this is the time to question your beliefs and accept that no God will correct the mess that we all have put ourselves into."

"From the desire of Feverish, the urge of Desperado, the determinism of Death Diviner, the insights and questions of The Nothingness and the Devil and the acceptance and spiritual searching of A Whisp of the Atlantic. The whole song and video sequence is like a slightly different take on Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs. It's all about realising that we're all stuck on this rock and that we need to find something more inclusive than religion to get through this together. Because in the end, we're all outsiders, genetically hunter-gatherers trying to fit in in a world that we created but at the same time wasn't really made for us", David Andersson sums up. "The overarching theme is liberation from the extremely low level of the social and cultural debate these days, and it starts with the fundamentals and ends with the phenomenological. From liberation into ascension."




Source: facebook.com
Band profile: Soilwork
 
Posted: 24.10.2020 by Abattoir


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26.10.2020 - 11:33
Liafev
Hyped for this! Verkligheten is the album that finally got me into Soilwork and I'm hoping for something similar.
The track sounds great to me.
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