Every once in a while, a track comes along that is incredibly forceful, but it’s the combination of riffs and images that makes for that unbelievable sucker punch. Rarely since the release of Jobs For A Cowboy’s ‘Tarnished Glutttony’ in 2012 – with its themes of death and guilt – has a video made such an instant impact as Death On Fire’s ‘Architects’.
Using found newsreels featuring war, suffering and human impact, the grainy footage provides the ultimate emotional counterpoint to the band’s twisted combination of post-hardcore, metalcore and death metal riffery, very much helping to announce the arrival of the ‘Ghost Songs’ full length in March 2020.
You can watch the full clip below, although it’s possibly not one to approach casually. You can also visit Death On Fire’s Facebook page here.