Irish quintet The Risen Dread have unveiled the video for new single ‘Sound Of The Unknown’!
When asked about the track the band had this to say:
“Following the mental illness theme of the album. ‘Sound Of The Unknown’ covers the symptoms of dementia. The song talks about how things get worse with time and describe the challenges for the patients and everyone around.”
The video can be found here:
The Risen Dread have had a busy few years. Since forming in 2018, the band were invited to support Malevolent Creation, embarked on their own headline European tour and during the pandemic allocated time to finish their debut album ‘Night Hag’ which is set for release on January 28th 2022.
Produced by the band, recorded by Josh Robinson at the JSR Studio in Belfast in June 2021, and mixed and Mastered by Kai Stahlenberg at the Kohlekeller Studio in Germany in August 2021. ‘Night Hag’ is a concept album with mental illness as its central theme, with all the tracks focusing on a particular illness or a historical figure that had multiple disorders.
The titular Night Hag is mentioned throughout the album with the final track, featuring Brazilian composer Renato Zanuto, of the eleven-song opus acting as a means of pulling the themes together. The band’s first single, “White Night”, featured Sepultura guitarist Andreas Kisser and received its premieres on Kerrang! Radio and Midlands Metalheads.
The Risen Dread was founded by Colum, Marco, Mat and Will in October 2018 and
the name references the feeling of existential dread that sometimes surfaces in people without knowing how or why. In May of 2019, they hit the studio to record their debut EP ‘Delusions’, releasing it on September 26th 2019.
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