The technical death visionaries in Gorod are releasing Aethra on October 19 via Overpowered Records, and it is a crushing release that brims with sonic intensity. They have now released a lyric video for the album’s title track.
Vocalist Julien Deyres writes:
“Aethra” refers precisely to the complexity of naming, especially when it comes to distant entities both in space and time. Indeed, even among historians, the name Aethra is debated. Some see her as the mother of Theseus, others as Hyperion’s wife, mother of Helios, Selene and Eos. The subject that actually caught my attention for this album is that of an Aethra (more frequently called Theia) who would be the mother of the moon. Moreover, there is a scientific theory mentioning that an asteroid collided with the Earth which left us a fragment that is still turning around us, and that appears and disappears completely every 28 days. Aethra is therefore the missing mother who left us the corpse of her offspring in orbit as a memory of the tragedy… but the purpose of the lyrics remains here to leave you all a personal “substantial part of fantasy”!
Watch the video below, and pre-order Gorod‘s Aethra here!