The digital-only track ‘IX XI’ is an intense interpretation of the dramatic events in New York on the 11th of September 2001 – released on the 11th of September, the lyric video is online now.
James Fogarty, also of Norwegian band In The Woods.. and the UK’s Old Forest, comments:
“9/11 is probably the most horrific event ever televised ‘live’ in real-time to the masses, who sat terrified, transfixed and appalled in complete safety at home. I was one of them. In the 20 years that have passed, we have all become desensitised to the images of commercial jet liners being flown into buildings full of innocent people from every corner of the globe, simply earning wages. The conspiracies of shadowy governments or the erroneous blaming of an entire religion don’t matter any more ; the world has moved on. Many wars have been fought and hundreds of thousands have died for absolutely nothing. Many have spent the last 20 years captive to a morbid obsession about the fine details of this pivotal moment in world history, and yet all that remains important about the 11th of September, 2001 is the deaths of 2977 innocent people at the hands of lunatics”
Ewigkeit is the long-running experimental Metal band of James Fogarty, who also performs Vocals / Guitars / Keys for Norwegian Progressive Metallers IN THE WOODS, vocals and keys for English Cult Black Metal band OLD FOREST, and is the main-brain behind dormant Heraldic Templar Metal band JALDABOATH (amongst other projects).