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Kontinuum release video for another new track, Hafið Logar

Kontinuum
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Icelandic ambient prog rockers Kontinuum have released a lyric video for another brand new song, Hafið Logar, which you can watch below. It follows the release last year of Hjartavél, the first new music the band had released since 2018's No Need To Reason album.

"Continuing our works inspired by the sculptor Einar Jónsson, we bring you, Hafið Logar," the band state. "The song grew from his statue Mold (Earth), which depicts our final resting place in the arms of the earth. At the time of writing, we had a different war in mind. Iceland's long-standing history of its fight against the sea.

"A brutal and ruthless enemy, we depended on for our survival.  Our journey is always destined to come to an end, right back where we started from. But today, there's a different meaning hiding in there.  Another time, another war, another villain. Ми знаходимо спосіб вижити. Ми боремося."

There's still no word on a new album, but last year, when the band released Hjartavél they stated: "Hjartavél marks the first movement of a new cycle. Just like any artist knows, we needed to pump blood back into our creative hearts after the pandemic."

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Jerry Ewing
Jerry Ewing

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.