Arkaik Premiere “Futile State” Music Video

Arkaik have premiered a new video for their new track “Futile State,” via Metal Injection. This song is from their new album “Nemethia,” which will be released on September 29 via Unique Leader Records.

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Arkaik Stream New Song “Occultivation”, Reveal Details For New Album “Nemethia”

Arkaik are streaming a new track tilted “Occultivation.” This song is from their new album “Nemethia,” which will be released on September 29 via Unique Leader Records. That effort features drums from Gabe Seeber (The Kennedy Veil), as well as the following guests: Psycroptic’s Joe Haley, Arde Ostowari (Burning The Masses), Craig Peters (ex-Arkaik) and Stephen Paulson (San Francisco Symphony Orchestra).

Jared Christianson said the following about the album:

“This album fully sets the stage and builds on the story we started developing two albums ago with Cyrix and Metamorphignition. We’ve begun weaving together our own mythos of synchronicity and symbolism to encapsulate and distill the journey of the alchemist through the gnostic dream. It attempts to reveal through storytelling and allegory that we can experience real freedom and discover the inner treasures that guide us to who, what, and where we want to be, if we are willing to pull back the veil of lies blinding us from the truth of our nature.

If I could sum up everything we’ve done so far, my personal journey and our message as a band in three words it would be the lyric ‘pain to power’ from the song ‘Telegnosis.’ To me, it’s about transmuting your struggles into strengths and refining your personal power and will. I really enjoyed making this album and hope people dig it!”

Greg Paulson added:

“This is the most involved I’ve been on an Arkaik record so far. The songs are more thought out and meticulously crafted. I wanted to retain the sonic brutality Arkaik is known for, while introducing new elements to further expand on the band’s sound. I incorporated greater symphonic instrumentation throughout the record and utilized my classical background to add more depth and dynamics to the arrangements.

The album is overall more complex, I even added some harmonized vocals to blend with Jared‘s voice, making for some interesting layered textures. This is sure to be the most unique Arkaik album to date. I’m really proud of what we created and hope people enjoy it.”

“Nemethia” Track Listing:

01. “Occultivation”
02. “Of Violence And Pestilence Born”
03. “Order Of The Hierogon”
04. “Dweller On The Threshold”
05. “Futile State”
06. “The Eupnean Relic”
07. “Lifting Amnesia”
08. “Telegnosis”
09. “Nexion Stargate”

Tour Dates with Alterbeast and Inanimate Existence:

09/08 Sacramento, CA – Blue Lamp Sacramento
09/09 Kingsburg, CA – Bullfrog’s
09/10 Anaheim, CA – Chain Reaction
09/11 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
09/12 Mesa, AZ – Club Red Mesa
09/14 Austin, TX – Grizzly Hall
09/15 McAllen, TX – Sofies SS Saloon
09/16 Fort Worth, TX – Tomcats West
09/17 Shreveport, LA – Bushnookies
09/19 Lafayette, LA – The District
09/20 Pensacola, FL – Handlebar
09/21 Tampa, FL – Crowbar
09/22 Orlando, FL – Backbooth
09/23 Augusta, GA – Iron Heights
09/24 Nashville, TN – The End
09/26 Raleigh, NC – The Maywood
09/27 Chesapeake, VA – Riffhouse Pub
09/28 Baltimore, MD – Sidebar
09/29 Lakewood, OH – The Foundry
09/30 Louisville, KY – Louisville Death Fest
10/01 Chicago, IL – Reggies
10/02 Omaha, NE – Lookout Lounge
10/04 Denver, CO – Marquis Theatre
10/05 Salt Lake City, UT – The Loading Dock
10/06 Henderson, NV – Eagles Aerie Hall
10/07 Petaluma, CA – The Phoenix Theater