Well, that didn’t take long. Yesterday we got the album title (Colored Sands), album art, release dates, and track list for the first studio album by Gorguts in 12 years. And now we have the album’s first single — “Forgotten Arrows”.
I don’t know what’s more impressive, what Luc Lemay and Kevin Hufnagel do with their guitars, what John Longstreth does with the drum-kit, or what Colin Marston does with the bass. Oh hell, why choose? It’s all striking.
And the song itself uses the top-shelf expertise of all four to deliver music that’s tremendously heavy, dark, and doomed. It has the impact of buildings collapsing, but it provides a good scrambling of the neurons as the same time. Tremendous stuff. Listen to it next: