The war rages on! Old school metal veterans MEMORIAM are set to unleash their second album, The Silent Vigil, on March 23rd, 2018 via Nuclear Blast Records. Just a year after the release of their debut album For The Fallen, the band returns with an authentic, raw offering of old school Death Metal destruction. Today sees the release of the first single off the new album, entitled ‘Bleed The Same’, just in time for the launch of the album pre-order! Listen and watch below.
MEMORIAM stated about the song: “‘Bleed The Same’ is a response to the fear and hatred that exists in the world that we live in today. The lyrics are predominately about freedom, equality and justice. This is a theme that is explored throughout the new album The Silent Vigil. The lyrical content of the song is a comment on the rise of nationalistic xenophobic ideologies that proliferate on a global scale right now. The song was ironically inspired by a speech given by Donald Trump in his inauguration ceremony in 2017.”