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Pallbearer Set October Release For New Album “Forgotten Days”, Debut Video For Title Track


October 23rd has been announced as the release date for Pallbearer‘s fourth full-length album, “Forgotten Days“. Below you can check out a video for the title track. The band’s vocalist/guitarist Brett Campbell said of the Ben Meredith directed clip:

“I’m extremely stoked to finally share this song with everyone. “The video for ‘Forgotten Days‘ tells the story of an unfortunate traveler who journeys too far, and becomes lost in the depths of both inner, and outer, space. What is real when you cannot trust your own mind?”

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Randall Dunn (Sunn O))), Earth) produced the album with sessions taking place at Sonic Ranch Studios in West, Texas. Speaking of the record, the band’s bassist Joseph Rowland offered:

“‘Forgotten Days‘ is us exploring what is natural to us. The songs tell me where I need to go when I write. We wanted to focus on songs that were visceral and enjoyable to play live – that our audiences would enjoy experiencing. We’re also getting back to more of the groovier and heavier elements of Pallbearer. ‘Heartless‘ is fairly uptempo and technical. This one is a little more open, it hammers you.”

He continued:

“This record has a lot of thematic ties to our first record. When we were writing ‘Sorrow And Extinction‘, my mother was terminally ill. It’s been 10 years since she passed. It’s taken me all of this time to take a really good look at myself. While we were writing ‘Forgotten Days‘, I knew, ‘Now is the time to sit down and begin to understand who I have become.’”

Campbell added:

Joe and I have always written lyrics separately. But we always end up with lyrics that are connected by threads. I’m not sure why that is. Maybe it’s because we’ve been in close proximity for a long while. Between ‘Heartless‘ and ‘Forgotten Days‘, we were home for an extended period of time. I think we finally had time to reflect. Memory is a big aspect of the new record. The passage of time. How things change as perspective changes. Was the past truly the way that you remember it at all?”

Pre-orders are available here

01 – “Forgotten Days
02 – “Riverbed
03 – “Stasis
04 – “Silver Wings
05 – “The Quicksand Of Existing
06 – “Vengeance & Ruination
07 – “Rite Of Passage
08 – “Caledonia

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