KATAKLYSM Release New Animated Video For “…And Then I Saw Blood”
October 16, 2018
Death… Is Just The Beginning European Tour Starts This Thursday!
Montréal based melodic death metallers KATAKLYSM will kick off the European leg of the Death… Is Just The Beginning tour with label-mates HYPOCRISY and THE SPIRIT this Thursday!. Today, the band offer a new music video for “…And Then I Saw Blood” in celebration of the upcoming trek.
KATAKLYSM explored a new creative and artistic side when they hired acclaimed Romanian visionary artist Costin Chioreanu to tell the story of “…And Then I Saw Blood”. The video chronicles a post-apocalyptic world dominated by A.I. Two dying brothers are brought to a facility where their minds are uploaded into a digital virtual world dominated and controlled by oppressors of mankind. As hope appears to defy the system in place, the two brothers are forced to make a decision to either follow their human instinct or their new found conscious.
KATAKLYSM frontman comments “'…And Then I Saw Blood' can be interpreted in many different ways as it has an open concept to it. Everyone can see it the way they want but we wanted an animated video done with an artistic flair. Costin was the perfect artist to do it. I told him the central theme of the track deals with the betrayal of two close friends. I asked him to bring in his own world on how he envisioned the song and theme. Costin totally out did himself in this futuristic but realistic interpretation of where we are headed as people continue to get absorbed by technology and this urge to create something bigger, stronger,and more intelligent in this obsession to become godlike."
KATAKLYSM live: Death… Is Just The Beginning W/ HYPOCRISY, THE SPIRIT 10/18/2018 Schlachthof - Wiesbaden D 10/19/2018 LKA Longhorn -Stuttgart D 10/20/2018 Backstage - Munich D 10/23/2018 Barba Negra - Budapest H 10/24/2018 Arena - Vienna A 10/25/2018 Zaklęte Rewiry - Wrocław PL 10/26/2018 MusicHall - Geiselwind D 10/27/2018 Live Music Club - Milan I 10/28/2018 Z7 - Pratteln CH 10/29/2018 Ninkasi Kao - Lyon F 10/31/2018 Sala Mon - Madrid E- 11/01/2018 Razzmatazz 2- Barcelona E 11/02/2018 CC John Lennon - Limoges F 11/03/2018 La Machine du Moulin Rouge - Paris F 11/04/2018 Trix - Antwerp B 11/05/2018 Docks - Hamburg D 11/06/2018 Trädgår'n - Gothenburg S 11/07/2018 Fryshuset - Stockholm S 11/09/2018 The Circus - Helsinki FIN 11/10/2018 Pakkahuone - Tampere FIN 11/12/2018 Pumpehuset - Copenhagen DK 11/13/2018 Neushoorn - Leeuwarden NL 11/14/2018 Kesselhaus - Berlin D 11/15/2018 Eventwerk - Dresden D 11/16/2018 Turbinenhalle 2 - Oberhausen D 11/17/2018 Hellraiser - Leipzig D
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