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Gorod debuts new song

Friday, October 12, 2018 8:56 PM PT


Official press release:

Technical metal icons Gorod recently announced their upcoming 10-track album, Aethra, set to be released on October 19, 2018 via their new international label, Overpowered Records.

Today, Gorod revealed a brand new lyric video for the album's title track, "Aethra," available to view now via the band's YouTube channel:


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Vocalist Julien Deyres says about the track: "'Aethra' refers precisely to the complexity of naming, especially when it comes to distant entities both in space and time. Indeed, even among historians, the name Aethra is debated. Some see her as the mother of Theseus, others as Hyperion's wife, mother of Helios, Selene and Eos. The subject that actually caught my attention for this album is that of an Aethra (more frequently called Theia) who would be the mother of the moon. Moreover, there is a scientific theory mentioning that an asteroid collided with the Earth which left us a fragment that is still turning around us, and that appears and disappears completely every 28 days. Aethra is therefore the missing mother who left us the corpse of her offspring in orbit as a memory of the tragedy... but the purpose of the lyrics remains here to leave you all a personal 'substantial part of fantasy'!"



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