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Goatwhore’s New Album “Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven” Due In October, “Born Of Satan’s Flesh” Music Video Launched


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Blackened death metal outfit Goatwhore will have their eighth studio album “Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven” out on October 07th via Metal Blade Records. The bulk of the recording sessions for the effort took place under producer Jarrett Pritchard (Exhumed, 1349) at Studio In The Country in Bogalusa, Louisiana, while Converge‘s Kurt Ballou was brought on to handle the mixing duties. Ted Jensen (Ghost, Gojira) mastered the release.

Vocalist Louis Ben Falgoust II had the following to say about the album overall:

“I would describe this record as being very raw, but clarity is shaped within the chaos. It’s a journey of everything we’ve done and some new approaches as we advance forward. When we write, we mainly focus on the music and what we enjoy about playing it. We don’t write just to appease others. We want to enjoy playing it in a live setting as well, especially night after night on the road.”

An official press release also shed some light on some of the lyrical themes featured on the record:

‘Lyrically, Falgoust draws from a wide array of influences. ‘Death From Above‘ is loosely based on the ‘Nachthexen,’ or Night Witches, a group of female Soviet aviators in a bomber division deployed in 1942, a period during which women were in fact barred from combat.

Then there’s the multifaceted title track, on which Falgoust ventured into an idea of emotional despondency within older texts and writings, feeling like several of these writings missed an element of human nature/emotion.

The title of the record – like all of the band’s releases – is both deep and direct. ‘It’s a basis of human despondency, the arc of life, and its relationship with the personal abyss of overwhelming emotion and thought,’ elaborates Falgoust. ‘It’s a mixture of esoteric ideas and biblical scripts and the journey to the places some people care not to venture on mental paths… The rise and fall of the self and how the abyss can be a turning point for some and a passageway to oblivion for others. It’s blunt and to the point, just like countless aspects of life.”

Your first proper taste of the album arrives in the form of the below music video for the first single, “Born Of Satan’s Flesh“, which was directed by David Brodsky“. Guitarist/vocalist Sammy Duet stated of it, “Prepare yourself for an unabashed violent onslaught of Satanic unsoundness of mind! All hail his Luciferian force and might!”

Falgoust added:

“Welcome to the manifested curse of our latest offering. During the past five years since our ‘Vengeful Ascension‘ release, entwined with a state of isolation within that period, we have been communing with our inner abyss for inspiration. Idle time is truly the Devil’s workshop. Feast your eyes (and ears) on this latest display of chaos, which is but a fragment of our impending full-length release out in October!”

Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven” track listing:

01 – “Invocation 3
02 – “Born Of Satan’s Flesh
03 – “The Bestowal Of Abomination
04 – “Angels Hung From The Arches Of Heaven
05 – “Death From Above
06 – “Ruinous Liturgy
07 – “Victory Is The Lightning Of Destruction
08 – “Voracious Blood Fixation
09 – “The Devil’s Warlords
10 – “Weight Of A Soulless Heart
11 – “Nihil
12 – “And I Was Delivered From The Wound Of Perdition

Pre-orders for the album are available here. The band’s currently booked tours can be found below:

With Incantation, Bewitcher and Caveman Cult:

08/01 Orlando, FL – The Haven
08/02 Atlanta, GA – Masquerade
08/03 Greensboro, NC – The Blind Tiger
08/04 Baltimore, MD – Soundstage
08/05 Philadelphia, PA – Johnny Brenda’s
08/06 New York, NY – Le Poisson Rouge
08/07 Boston, MA – Middle East
08/08 Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon
08/09 Pittsburgh, PA – Crafthouse
08/10 Cleveland, OH – Grog Shop
08/11 Chicago, IL – Reggie’s
08/12 Lawrence, KS – Granada Theater
08/13 Denver, CO – Bluebird Theatre
08/14 Grand Junction, CO – Mesa Theater

With Incantation and Bewitcher:

08/16 Seattle, WA – El Corazon
08/17 Portland, OR – Bossanova Ballroom
08/18 Sacramento, CA – Goldfield Trading Post
08/19 Los Angeles, CA – 1720
08/20 San Diego, CA – Brick By Brick
08/21 Mesa, AZ – Nile Theater
08/22 Albuquerque, NM – Launchpad
08/24 Dallas, TX – Trees
08/25 Austin, TX – Come And Take It Live
08/26 Houston, TX – Warehouse Live
08/27 New Orleans, LA – One Eyed Jacks

With Revocation, Alluvial & Creeping Death:

01/19 Wiesbaden, GER – Schlachthof
01/20 Bochum, GER – Matrix
01/21 Nijmegen, NET – Doornroosje
01/22 Hamburg, GER – Logo
01/23 Gothenburg, SWE – Valand
01/24 Oslo, NOR – John Dee
01/25 Copenhagen, DEN – Pumpehuset
01/27 Berlin, GER – SO36
01/28 Chemnitz, GER – AJZ
01/29 Nurnberg, GER – Hirsch
01/30 Prague, CZE – Futurum
01/31 Budapest, HUN – Akvarium Klub
02/01 Vienna, AUT – Viper Room
02/02 Munich, GER – Backstage
02/03 Solothurn, SWI – Kofmehl
02/04 Bologna, ITA – Alchemica Music Club
02/05 Toulouse, FRA – Le Rex
02/06 Barcelona, SPA – Boveda
02/07 Madrid, SPA – Copernico
02/08 Bilbao, SPA – Stage Live
02/10 Paris, FRA – Trabendo
02/11 Lille, FRA – Wasquehal @ The Black Lab
02/12 London, UK – Islington Assembly Hall
02/13 Manchester, UK – Rebellion
02/14 Dublin, IRE – Whelans
02/15 Birmingham, UK – Mama Roux
02/16 Bristol, UK – The Fleece
02/17 Antwerp, BEL – Zappa
02/18 Hannover, GER – Faust

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