Listen to Avatar’s pounding new track God Of Sick Dreams

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Avatar (opens in new tab) have released a visualiser video for their new single God Of Sick Dreams.

It’s the latest track taken from the band’s upcoming studio album Hunter Gatherer, which is set to launch on August 7 through Century Media Records.

Avatar shared Silence In The Age Of Apes (opens in new tab) – the first single from the record – last month.

God Of Sick Dreams is said to feature “some of the band’s catchiest choruses and heaviest moments to date” and exemplifies “how each song across Hunter Gatherer can stand on its own while carrying thematic threads throughout the album.”

Check it  out below.

A statement on the follow-up to 2018’s Avatar Country says: “Hunter Gatherer is an unflinchingly ruthless study of a clueless humankind’s ever-increasing velocity into an uncertain future, furthering the reach of the band’s always expanding dark roots. 

“The forthcoming album is the darkest, most sinister version of the band yet, with deep studies of cruelty, technology, disdain, and deprivation.”

Hunter Gatherer is now available to pre-order. Find details below, along with the cover art, full tracklist and new video.

Avatar: Hunter Gatherer (opens in new tab)

Avatar: Hunter Gatherer (opens in new tab)
Avatar return with their brand new studio album Hunter Gatherer. The follow-up to 2018's Avatar Country will include the lead singles Silence In The Age Of Apes and God Of Sick Dreams.

Avatar: Hunter Gatherer
1. Silence In The Age Of Apes 
2. Colossus
3. A Secret Door
4. God Of Sick Dreams
5. Scream Until You Wake
6. Child
7. Justice
8. Gun
9. When All But Force Has Failed
10. Wormhole

Scott Munro
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Scott has spent more than 30 years in newspapers and magazines as an editor, production editor, sub-editor, designer, writer and reviewer. After initially joining our news desk in the summer of 2014, he moved to the e-commerce team full-time in 2020. He maintains Louder’s buyer’s guides, scouts out the best deals for music fans and reviews headphones, speakers, books and more. He's written more than 11,000 articles across Louder, Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog and has previous written for publications including IGN, the Sunday Mirror, Daily Record and The Herald covering everything from daily news and weekly features, to video games, travel and whisky. Scott grew up listening to rock and prog, cutting his teeth on bands such as Marillion and Magnum before his focus shifted to alternative and post-punk in the late 80s. His favourite bands are Fields Of The Nephilim, The Cure, New Model Army, All About Eve, The Mission, Ned's Atomic Dustbin and Drab Majesty, but he also still has a deep love of Rush.