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Coheed And Cambria unveil video for new single Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord)

Coheed And Cambria
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US prog rockers Coheed And Cambria have released a lyric video for their brand new single Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord), which you can watch below. The knotty rhythms and time-changes hark back to the band's earlier, proggier sound

Rise, Nainasha... explores the reach of love and loyalty and the reality that sometimes you need to be more than a shoulder to lean on - you need to become the destroyer," explains mainman Claudio Sanchez.

Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord) follows the release of previous single Shoulders back in August and wets fans appetites for another chapter in the band's latest Amory Wars conceptual series.

Following the non-conceptual The Color Before The Sun in 2015, the band dove straight back into their epic conceptual narrative with 2018's Vaxis – Act I: The Unheavenly Creatures, said to be the first of a five-part story arc. Although there;'s no official announcement of a new album yet, another new single would seem to point that way to Vaxis 2.

“As a band, we’ve always been a little outside of the mainstream and that’s helped keep us true to ourselves," say Coheed. "As people, it’s important to focus on your strengths and who you are, and not try too hard for acceptance. Everyone is special and has their own unique contributions and that’s what the video represents."

Coheed And Cambria: Rise, Naianasha (Cut The Cord) cover art

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Writer and broadcaster Jerry Ewing is the Editor of Prog Magazine which he founded for Future Publishing in 2009. He grew up in Sydney and began his writing career in London for Metal Forces magazine in 1989. He has since written for Metal Hammer, Maxim, Vox, Stuff and Bizarre magazines, among others. He created and edited Classic Rock Magazine for Dennis Publishing in 1998 and is the author of a variety of books on both music and sport, including Wonderous Stories; A Journey Through The Landscape Of Progressive Rock, as well as sleevenotes for many major record labels. He lives in North London and happily indulges a passion for AC/DC, Chelsea Football Club and Sydney Roosters.