Taiwanese metallers CHTHONIC have launched the official music video for “A Crimson Sky’s Command”, the second observe from their upcoming album, “Battlefields Of Asura”. Check it out beneath.
Earlier on in March, CHTHONIC carried out the tune in public for the primary time at one of many largest music festivals in Taiwan — Megaport Music Festival. The symphonic melody instantly resonates with the followers; one of many followers even coated and uploaded the chorus proper after the present. For the music video, CHTHONIC used clips from their efficiency at Megaport and blended it with the daring and vigorous calligraphic parts.
Many tracks on “Battlefields Of Asura”, which is due on October 12, are related to totally different Taiwanese gods and goddesses. “A Crimson Sky’s Command” is one in every of them and was impressed by the god of battle “Te-ia-kong”, or “Xuantian Shangdi” in Mandarin. Since it is concerning the god of battle, the lyrics naturally tackle the warpath and aggressiveness. However, vocalist Freddy Lim said that on high of the imagery on the face worth, it additionally represents the braveness we have to face, confront and overcome our personal weak point.
“Battlefields Of Asura” observe itemizing:
01. Drawing Omnipotence Nigh
02. The Silent One’s Torch
03. Flames Upon The Weeping Winds
04. A Crimson Sky’s Command
05. Souls Of The Revolution
06. Taste The Black Tears
07. One Thousand Eyes
08. Masked Faith
09. Carved In Bloodstone
10. Millennia’s Faith Undone
According to CHTHONIC, “Battlefields Of Asura” depicts the journey of deities in Taiwan by way of eleven songs carrying messages about resistance, freedom and fraternity. The journey is stuffed with hostility, adversary, impregnable fortresses and needs but in addition conjures up infinite braveness to seek for everlasting knowledge. Anyone deeply touched by this album will finally realise that it’s the origin of all thrilling epic tales portrayed prior to now albums. This album feels like gods versus devils and fights amongst evil spirits on the floor; nevertheless, everybody can really feel the empathy of fury, grief and even energy of resurgence from the lyrics.
When requested why the band named the brand new album “Battlefields Of Asura”, Doris Yeh, the spokesperson of CHTHONIC, said that “this album is the prologue of the albums launched prior to now and was impressed by and devoted to the activists of Taiwan’s first fashionable political reform motion again in 1920s.”