Blackened death thrash practitioners Goatwhore released their long-awaited new full-length, Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven last Friday via Metal Blade Records. In celebration of its release, the band have unveiled their new video for the record’s title track.
View Goatwhore’s video for “Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven,” directed by David Brodsky, on YouTube:
Trooping into their 25th year as conjurors of the most ruthless extreme metal, with Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven, Goatwhore spew forth 47 decimating minutes of the band’s trademark brew of death, black, thrash, and classic metal delivered with breathless intensity and an unapologetic bloodlust.
With the band’s multifaceted title track, vocalist Louis B. Falgoust II ventured into an idea of emotional despondency within older texts and writings, feeling like several of these writings missed an element of human nature/emotion.
“The basic laws and rules guided by simple aspects of good and evil and the emotional/mental journey in which people would have to traverse them. (sic) Life is simple, but very complex when coming to the relationships of numerous people together and their paths crossing. The idea was spawned from delving into my own idea behind the relationship of Judas and Jesus, reading various writings on the topic, from the basic ones we all have heard to the forbidden concepts like the Gospels Of Judas. It’s also about the idea of doing something you may think is positive or beneficial, but it only ends up putting you in a more negative foundation, and this abstraction can send a person into a very dark place. Life around you begins to crumble, and the thoughts become more askew. The title is more of a metaphor embracing this idea.”
Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven is available on CD, digitally, and LP on multiple color variants. Preview and purchase yours today at here.
Louis B. Falgoust II – vocals
Sammy Duet – guitars, vocals
Zack Simmons – drums
Robert “TA” Coleman – bass
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Photo courtesy of Stephanie Cabral