Obsidian Kingdom release video for Meat Star

Obsidian Kingdom
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Spanish prog metallers Obsidian Kingdom have released a video for Meat Star, the first new music from the band's upcoming album Meat Machine, which will be released through Season Of Mist on September 25.

"Reminiscent of the magickal works of Alejandro Jodorowsky or Kenneth Anger, Meat Star is a bizarre dream-like odyssey where symbols old and new walk hand in hand to convey a powerful message: the meaning of your existence will eventually find you, and the price will be some kind of death," the band explain.

"Meat Star is a song about accepting hardship and pain as a means of discovering your true purpose, and the transformation and sacrifices you must undergo once you've committed yourself to that very goal. It is the soundtrack to the crucifixion, to the dismemberment of Dionysus and to the drowning of Osiris. It is an ode to the regenerative power of endings, once you’ve realised that surrendering is the only way to win."

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Obsidian Kingdom

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Obsidian Kingdom: Meat Machine
1. The Edge
2. The Pump
3. Mr Pan
4. Naked Politics
5. Flesh World
6. Meat Star
7. Spanker
8. Vogue
9. Womb Of Wire
10. A Foe

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.