News: Downfall Of Gaia to release album ‘Silhouettes Of Disgust’ – ‘Bodies As Driftwood’ video available to watch now.

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Germany’s Downfall Of Gaia will release their sixth studio album, ‘Silhouettes Of Disgust’ March 17th via Metal Blade Records, today unveiling the record’s cover art, track listing, and stunning first single.

The album title, Silhouettes Of Disgust, is derived from the narratives driving the songs, focusing on the stories of eight different people, as residents of a fictional metropolis, each with their own worries and struggles. “Loneliness, addiction, the fear of tomorrow, pressure from society/work and others, things that many of us probably know all too well,” explains Goncalves dos Reis. “You have to play along somehow, or you fall through the cracks, and once you’re down, it’s hard to get back up. It looks at selfishness and ignorance, the general way of dealing with each other – you’re one, surrounded by millions, surrounded by all these silhouettes of disgust, surrounded by the things you want to avoid and hate. The last few years have impressively proven what you can expect from humanity, and honestly, it’s not much.”

Silhouettes Of Disgust Track Listing:
1. Existence Of Awe 
2. The Whir Of Flies
3. While Bloodsprings Become Rivers                
4. Bodies As Driftwood
5. Eyes To Burning Skies
6. Final Vows
7. Unredeemable
8. Optograms Of Disgust

Silhouettes Of Disgust will be released on CD, LP, and digitally. Find preorders at:

In advance of the record’s release, today the band unveils a video for first single, “Bodies As Driftwood.” Offers Goncalves dos Reis of the track, “‘Bodies As Driftwood’ tells the story of a fictional person in a fictional big city who, under the cover of night, can finally be herself and escape the ever-increasing malaise of everyday life. Hopes and dreams quickly give way to reality and threaten to break down due to outside pressures: Unpaid bills, problems at work, no social network, loneliness, no help, total overwhelm in a constantly accelerating zeitgeist… But at night she feels free – no punishing glances from others, no outside pressure, no stress, no expectations, just herself in the darkness while the world sleeps. Metaphorically speaking, this person uses the darkness of the night as a protective veil. Although this person is surrounded by millions every day, she experiences absolute loneliness on a daily basis.”

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