VIDEO: ANGELUS APATRIDA – “End Man”

Spanish thrash… Not just for kids anymore!  A must for Overkill fans.  Well, we suspect most thrash fans would bang their heads to this one, but the vocals especially remind our resident mascot, Gas Monkey, of Overkill.  One might also compare Angelus Apatrida to Suicidal Tendencies.  It’s also kind of like Fozzy, but faster.  The funny thing is that it’s actually not very heavy.  Fast, yes, but not exactly bone-crushing.  You could slam dance to it in theory, but it’s not exactly an aggressive tune.  ‘Tis good though!

FROM THE PRESS RELEASE:

The clip was directed by Adriana Lorente and Sara Cort, who already worked with ANGELUS APATRIDA on their preview clips for “You Are Next” and “Blast Off”. The band comments:
“Behind the meaning of ‘End Man’ lies the desperation of someone who has reached the limit, on the verge of exploding. Going though certain tough situations in life creates inner demons that sometimes show when least expected. That feeling of stressing intensity is present during the whole song, only letting loose when choruses appear. Adriana and Sara have once again done an amazing work adapting the concept of the song to a video by melting the meaning of this track to the inner general concept of the album and its artwork, based around the astronaut (See here!) with such an amazing and super detailed result.”

The artwork for Hidden Evolution was handled by Gyula Havancsák / Hjules.com, who has also created album sleeves for bands such as ANNIHILATOR, DESTRUCTION, STRATOVARIUS, GRAVE DIGGER and NIGHTINGALE. The standard track-listing for the album, which was once again recorded in Moita, Portugal at Ultrasound Studio with producer Daniel Cardoso (ANNEKE VAN GIERSBERGEN, ANATHEMA, etc.), reads as follows:

Hidden Evolution track-listing:
1. Immortal
2. First World Of Terror
3. Architects
4. Tug Of War
5. Serpents On Parade
6. Wanderers Forever
7. End Man
8. Speed Of Light
9. I Owe You Nothing
10. Hidden Evolution

The song “Speed Of Light” will feature a lead guitar guest appearance by Chris Amott (ARMAGEDDON, ex-ARCH ENEMY).

Hidden Evolution will be released as a special edition CD with an O-card packaging in its initial pressing, featuring a cover version of DEEP PURPLE’s “Highway Star” as bonus. The 180gr. vinyl LP version will come with the entire album on CD as bonus and is available on black wax, but also as limited coloured editions in white (100x copies, via CM Distro USA) and light blue (200x copies, via CM Distro Europe).

To pre-order Hidden Evolution in North America, please visit: http://www.cmdistro.com/Search/angelus_apatrida_hidden_evolution

European pre-orders will start next week via CM Distro: http://www.cmdistro.de

Check out the previously launched Hidden Evolution album teaser here: http://youtu.be/fCBjmm6GFz4

See below for a series of videos with footage from the album recording sessions:
Video #1 (drums): http://goo.gl/T8jUdr
Video #2 (guitars): http://goo.gl/f1FfRV
Video #3 (bass): http://goo.gl/Gi1M0O
Video #4 (vocals & solos): http://goo.gl/DfMXJm

ANGELUS APATRIDA live:
20.12.2014 – Zaragoza (Spain) – Sala Casa Del Loco
26.12.2014 – Bilbao (Spain) – Sala Sonora
22.01.2015 – Madrid (Spain) – Sala Penelope * Album release show!
23.01.2015 – Barcelona (Spain) – Sala Bóveda * Album release show!
24.01.2015 – Valencia (Spain) – Sala Rock City * Album release show!

SUICIDAL ANGELS, DR. LIVING DEAD!, ANGELUS APATRIDA:
11.02.2015 – Aachen (Germany) – Musikbunker
12.02.2015 – Breda (The Netherlands) – Mezz
13.02.2015 – Aarschot (Belgium) – De Klinker
14.02.2015 – Essen (Germany) – Turock
15.02.2015 – Leeuwarden (The Netherlands) – Romein
16.02.2015 – Osnabrück (Germany) – Bastard Club
17.02.2015 – Hamburg (Germany) – Marx
18.02.2015 – Berlin (Germany) – K17
19.02.2015 – Warsaw (Poland) – Progresja
20.02.2015 – Cracow (Poland) – Fabryka
21.02.2015 – Zlin (Czech Republic) – Masters Of Rock Cafe
22.02.2015 – Vienna (Austria) – Viper Room
24.02.2015 – Kosice (Slovakia) – Colloseum Club
25.02.2015 – Budapest (Hungary) – Durer Kert
26.02.2015 – Ljubljana (Slovenia) – Orto Bar
27.02.2015 – Sarajevo (Bosnia And Herzegovina) – Club Sloga
28.02.2015 – Beograd (Serbia) – Dom Omladine
01.03.2015 – Zagreb (Croatia) – TBA
03.03.2015 – Bratislava (Slovakia) – TBA
04.03.2015 – Graz (Austria) – TBA
05.03.2015 – Milano (Italy) – Blue Rose Saloon
06.03.2015 – München (Germany) – Backstage – Halle
07.03.2015 – Lenzburg (Switzerland) – Met Bar
08.03.2015 – Toulouse (France) – TBA
10.03.2015 – Barcelona (Spain) – Razz2
11.03.2015 – Murcia (Spain) – Garaje
12.03.2015 – Madrid (Spain) – Shoko
14.03.2015 – Nice (France) – Alterax
15.03.3015 – Paris (France) – Glazart
17.03.2015 – Weinheim (Germany) – Cafe Zentral
18.03.2015 – Aalen (Germany) – Rock it
19.03.2015 – Dornbirn (Austria) – TBA
20.03.2015 – Nürnberg (Germany) – TBA
21.03.2015 – Leipzig (Germany) – Hellraiser
22.03.2015 – Köln (Germany) – MTC

ANGELUS APATRIDA online:
http://www.facebook.com/angelusapatrida
http://www.twitter.com/angelusapatrida
http://www.angelusapatrida.com

Youtube info:

▶ ANGELUS APATRIDA – End Man (OFFICIAL VIDEO) – YouTube

Published on Dec 18, 2014

ANGELUS APATRIDA – End Man (OFFICIAL VIDEO)
Taken from the album ‘Hidden Evolution’
Century Media Records 2014

 

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An entertainment journalist for 20 years, Michael McCarthy was a columnist and contributing editor for the magazines Lollipop and LiveWire. He co-created and wrote for Cinezine, one of the '90's most popular movie E-zines. The only time he's not listening to music is when he's watching television shows and movies or reading, usually music magazines.