American blackened rockers CLOAK are premiering the second track from their new album. The song “Into the Storm” is streaming via KERRANG! at the link below. The new record, ‘The Burning Dawn’, is set for worldwide release on October 25.
Check out the music video here: https://www.kerrang.com/the-news/cloaks-new-video-plunges-the-world-into-fathomless-night/
CLOAK comment: “‘Into The Storm’ is one of our most aggressive and epic songs to date. We wanted the visuals to be just as unnerving and majestic as the music itself. Once again, this video was produced and crafted fully by the band members. Now revel in the ecstasy of darkness unbound!”
The artwork of ‘The Burning Dawn’ has been created by Adam Burke and can be viewed below, together with the tracklist.
1. March Of The Adversary (1:33)
2.The Cleansing Fire (5:19)
3. A Voice In The Night (5:09)
4. Tempter’s Call (5:46)
5. Into The Storm (6:41)
6. Lifeless Silence (6:50)
7. The Fire, The Faith, The Void (4:19)
8. On Poisoned Ground (4:59)
9. Where The Horrors Thrive (8:26)
Total playing time: 49:03
Unyielding darkness and brutality emerge from the deep south of the United States. Atlanta, GA based quartet CLOAK blend the sounds of black metal, rock ‘n’ roll, and homegrown Southern sludge to create their own unique and menacing sound.
Their debut full-length, ‘To Venomous Depths,’ (2017) was met with critical acclaim upon its release. Decibel Magazine placed it at #20 among their “Top 40 Albums of 2017,” solidifying the band’s place among the heavy metal elite. Now, CLOAK is back with ‘The Burning Dawn,’ a riff-heavy and groove-laden follow-up that proves the band are still rife with fresh ideas.
Conceptually, the record comes from a place below the surface where the sleepless and sinister dwell, and is absorbed by the darkest of dreams and the most primal desires. Musically, this exploration takes the gothic nuances of its predecessor while abandoning any hesitation in exchange for a more aggressive and vehement spirit.
While rippers like “On Poisoned Ground” and “Into the Storm” deliver a fury of soulful aggression, songs like “Lifeless Silence” and “The Fire, The Faith, The Void” offer a darker, gothic essence, ultimately displaying CLOAK’s multi-faceted and dynamic musical diversity. So, raise your fists and set fire to the world; this is ‘The Burning Dawn’.