“A most definite contender for my top 10 year-list!”– 9/10 – Jan Buddenberg – DPRP
“Both instrumentally and lyrically this is an album in a league of it’s own”– Edwin Knip – Rockportaal
“highly recommended for lovers of melodic progressive metal/rock; a must have album of 2020!”– 4.5 / 5 stars – Martien Koolen – Background Magazine
Today is a great day as Soul Secret has launched their brand new album ‘Blue Light Cage’ to the world! And to celebrate this occasion, the band has released a fresh new lyric video for the song ‘A President’s Speech’ for all of you to watch and listen to!
The hard-hitting video depicts a direct visual description of what it is like to be stuck inside a body that is sick and broken and what that does to someone’s psyche.
This song is a part of the upcoming concept album ‘The Days The Clock Stopped’ which will become a multi-media product that spans this album, an hour long documentary and an extensive booklet that all tell a dark medical story based on real life experiences.
The album is slated for release worldwide on the 4th of December 2020 in a physical CD/DVD digibook form and through online streaming services worldwide.
If you want to contribute to this albums’ process, a special pre-order webstore has been opened at the TDW website, where the album can be preordered with multiple pre-order bonusses attached. Check out the pre-order campaign here: https://www.tdwmusic.com/shop
After dropping hints for months on his instagram and facebook pages, TDW has announced the title, tracklist and teaser for an upcoming album.
The album will be called ‘The Days The Clock Stopped’ and it will become a project on multiple fronts as it comprises a 75+ minute album and a documentary that dives deep into the subject matter behind this record. It’s slated for release on the 4th of December 2020 in an extensive physical digibook release with the album, the documentary (+ many extras) on DVD and a book filled with photo’s, lyrics and more. The album will also be made available on streaming services on this date.
The teaser can be found here:
The album will have the following tracklist:
1: Crashscape (2:01)
2: Clockstop – Insight X (3:31)
3: Code of Conduct (6:13)
4: Clockstop – Insight 2 – Trapped (9:30)
5: Sleepless Angels (4:43)
6: The Pulse (7:53)
7: Clockstop – Insight 3 (1:24)
8: Death And Her Brother Greg (4:24)
9: No Can Do (17:56)
10: Clockstop – Insight 4 (7:14)
11: Epilogue – A String of Repeats (8:54)
12: All We Can Do (CD only Bonustrack) (5:12)
The album was recorded and produced by Tom de Wit in his own studio The Imagineering Suite and co-produced and mastered by Rich Gray (Known from: Aeon Zen, Annihilator).
TDW’s main protagonist Tom had the following to say about this record:
“The Days The Clock Stopped is the first time in my music career that I decided to confront my own fears and life experiences head on. This is no longer a matter of fictional stories being told. This is my own. The story of a young man who had to confront death at a young age and what it did to him.”
More information about the preorders, music video’s and the album guests will be shared on the TDW music facebook page and official website when it becomes available.
Avandra is gearing up for the release of their new album Skylighting on the 20th of November 2020 and has now dropped a lyric video for the albums’ openingsong Celestial Wreaths!
Celestial Wreaths is an emotional song that was written during the pandemic that is hitting the world right now and the inevitable loss that we have to deal that follows. Written by Christian Ayala and expanded on by his bandmates joined by Vikram Shankar on synths, bringing the songs to new heights!
The songs’ premiere was handled by the website Everything Is Noise and you can find the article and song by clicking the image below:
Pre-orders for the band’s new record will start on friday the 2nd of October through bandcamp and the Layered Reality Productions webstore.