Lamb Of God Go Behind The Scenes Of “Memento Mori” Music Video

Lamb Of God have shared a behind the scenes look at their recently released video for “Memento Mori.” You can check that below, courtesy of Bloody Disgusting, who are also running a new interview with Randy Blythe. “Memento Mori” is from the band’s new self-titled album, which will be released on May 8.

Lamb Of God Premiere “Memento Mori” Music Video

Lamb Of God have premiered a new video for their new song “Memento Mori.” This track is from the band’s new self-titled album, which will be released on May 8.

Randy Blythe commented:

“There is a vast amount of indisputably real and depressingly negative occurrences happening across the globe. Currently, at the forefront of everyone’s mind is the global COVID-19 pandemic. This is a very real concern, and proper precautions need to be taken by EVERYONE in order to protect those most at risk – the elderly, infirm, and immunocompromised.

It is indeed a scary time, but in this hyper-connected age with its 24/7 never-ending news cycle of atrocity, outrage and lurid click-bait headlines (not to mention ill-informed lunatics running amok and spreading misinformation and panic on social media), it is all too easy to lose sight of the fact that life is still carrying on, and good things do in fact still happen.”

“Months before the COVID-19 outbreak occurred, I wrote ‘Memento Mori’ as a reminder to myself to not be consumed by the omnipresent electronic harbingers of doom that surround us – cellphones, computers, and television screens. While these devices can be useful tools, and it is important to stay informed, it is equally important to remain engaged with the real, physical world we live in, not just digitally filtered representations of reality.

I wrote the narrative music video treatment a few months ago to illustrate how warped and myopic our mental states can become when we fail to remain engaged with that reality – if all you pay attention to is catastrophe, then soon you will begin to see monsters everywhere you look. The actual monsters we used in the video are Sinisteria, a local Richmond, Virginia haunted house/dark performance troupe I met on the street at our annual Krampus Nacht parade.

Richmond has a strong tradition of loud music and weird costumed monsters working hand in hand to make salient points (we are the birthplace of GWAR, after all), and I couldn’t be more pleased with the results. Music has always been there for me, raising my spirits during hard times, and it is my hope that this song’s positive message will do the same for fans of our music right now and beyond.

The release date for the tune was set a good while ago, but the timing seems eerily prescient to me now. So enjoy the song and video, and then remember to step away from the screens for a bit – real life is waiting for you. We only get one shot, so don’t waste this day. Everyone be well, keep a cool head, take care of yourselves, and take care of EACH OTHER.”

Mark Morton added:

“I had been sitting with the music for the intro and the post chorus for quite a while. I was trying to develop those two parts as separate songs altogether and was a little bit stumped, particularly with the intro piece. Me, Willie and Josh Wilbur [producer] were doing demos in the studio and the idea came up to try to mash those parts into the same tune and everything just took off.

It was one of those times where once I knew what we were trying to do, the riffs just kind of fell out of me like they were writing themselves. It’s always a crazy feeling when that happens. Vocally, Randy heard the intro and said he instantly got a throwback Sisters Of Mercy type vibe from it and he took off from there.”

Lamb Of God Tease New Song “Memento Mori”

Lamb Of God are teasing a new song titled “Memento Mori” via a new filter on Instagram. To hear the snippet, you have to face the camera and close your eyes with the sound on. The full track will appear on the band’s new self-titled album, which will be released on May 8.

Gemini Syndrome Premiere “Sorry Not Sorry” Music Video

Gemini Syndrome have premiered a new video for their song “Sorry Not Sorry,” via Loudwire. This song is from the band’s latest album, “Memento Mori,” which is available now.

The band commented:

“Our video for ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ tells the story about a husband and wife who have lost themselves in vanity and greed. The song ‘Sorry Not Sorry’ shines a light on the collective mental illness that our society seems to be infected with. Now more than ever, it’s so easy to lose ourselves in a false virtual reality that glorifies materialism and self-seeking satisfaction. We’ve become ironic memes of ourselves, social zombies lost in our devices, where tangible human interaction has become unnecessary and burdensome. We’re desensitized from only seeing others and ourselves through self-imposed filters. It’s time to wake up from the spell and look ourselves, and each other, in the eye.”

Gemini Syndrome Premiere “Remember We Die” Music Video

Gemini Syndrome have premiered a new video for their new song “Remember We Die,” via Loudwire. This song is from the band’s new album, “Memento Mori,” which will be released on August 19.

The band said the following:

“Our video for ‘Remember We Die’ tells the story of someone dying, crossing the veil, and in that state, intervenes in people’s lives to help save them from themselves. She moves from story to story, stopping time and altering the realities of the people who are struggling to bring her back to life — situations like suicide, drug use, and the mindless numbing so many people struggle with. After giving them their lives back she wakes up alone in the hospital room to find herself alive again.”

“Brian Cox, who is a good friend of ours and has worked with us before, directed the video. He is definitely a visionary artist, and his unique and creative outlook was a perfect fit. Jessie Musmecci, who was the lead character in our video, ‘Basement,’ returned to star in ‘Remember We Die.’ We took the time to put together a beautiful and intense visual story that outlines the meaning of the song, and the concept of the album, Memento Mori, which is latin for ‘Remember We Die.’ Being conscious of our mortality, should serve as a great motivator to reach for every goal, live life to its fullest, and not take any moment for granted. Cherish those around you, and cherish yourself.”

Gemini Syndrome Premiere 360° Video For New Song “Anonymous”/Reveal New Album Details

Gemini Syndrome have premiered a 360° video for their new song “Anonymous.” This song is from the band’s new album, “Memento Mori,” which will be released on August 19.

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The band said the following:

“We’ve unleashed the first offering from Memento Mori. Anonymous; an immersive 360° visual experience and the first track from our upcoming album, ‘Memento Mori’ set to release August 19th. Memento Mori is a direct successor to Lux in a three part trilogy; Lux representing birth + light, while Memento Mori represents life + the journey.”

“Memento Mori” Track Listing:

01. “Anonymous”
02. “Remember We Die”
03. “Zealot”
04. “Gravedigger”
05. “On Point”
06. “La Devastante Veritá”
07. “Sorry Not Sorry”
08. “Eternity”
09. “Alive Inside”
10. “Inception”
11. “Lucido Somnium”
12. “Say Goodnight”
13. “Awaken”
14. “Ordo ab Chao”
15. “Brought to Light”

In other news, the group have also announced a tour with Stitched Up Heart and 9ELECTRIC:

7/13 Salt Lake City UT — Club X (no Stitched Up Heart)
7/14 Denver CO — Hermans Hideaway (no Stitched Up Heart)
7/15 Merriam KS — Aftershock (no Stitched Up Heart)
7/17 Chicago IL — Chicago Open Air (no Stitched Up Heart)
7/19 St Louis MO — Firebird
7/20 Valparaiso IN — Big Shots
7/21 Crest Hill IL — Bada Brew
7/22 Green Bay WI — Sandlot
7/23 Flint MI — The Machine Shop
7/25 Cleveland OH — Agora
7/26 Pittsburgh PA — Diesel

More Dates TBA