The British progressive metallers Tesseract released a music video for the new song "King". It was directed, produced and edited by Kyle Kadow and Steven Cleavland.
The band’s singer and lyricist Daniel Tompkins explains the concept behind the new song:
"Far too often we find ourselves lead into conflict and inner turmoil. Life is surely a battle, history has a bad habit of repeating itself and when living with the constraints of an onerous life it’s easy to overlook the greatest gift we’ve ever received: life itself"
The video was shot in a snowy Wisconsin following a brutal storm, to which bassist Amos adds:
"We have been very lucky to work with two cinematographers of such vision and quality as Kyle and Steven. We gave them free reign with the creation of the first storyboard. They chose to explore the theme of claustrophobia and how fear can control our lives. Using a luminary figure as a beacon of hope and escape for the characters."
The song "King" appears on Tesseract’s new album "Sonder", which will be released on April 20. Previously, the band has presented a single "Smile" from the upcoming release. In total, "Sonder" will include 7 tracks:
- Beneath My Skin / Mirror Image
- The Argov
Tesseract’s currently latest album "Polaris" was released in 2015 via Kscope.