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MORTIIS - Ninth Album Out Now, New Video Clip Released

Norway's electro/industrial goblins Mortiis released yesterday their ninth studio album titled The Great Deceiver through Omnipresence Records and in conjuction to that a brand new video clip for the track "Demons Are Back" has been as well released.
The Great Deceiver builds on Mortiis' past dabbling in metal and industrial, with aggressive guitar-driven crossover metal meeting industrial-type electronics. Although genre-defying, The Great Deceiver is Mortiis' most accessible release to date. The Great Deceiver is available for orders at this location.
The video shows a grotesquely-masked voyeur watching dystopian scenes of utter despair, sadism and eventually, suicide through an array of TV screens, as his own life ends violently. "The mask was inspired partly by a very violent dream I once had", said Mortiis. "The violence was absolutely relentless." The clip uses scenes from writer/director Charlie Deaux's Zoetrope, a film based upon Franz Kafka's In the Penal Colony. At the suggestion of Deaux, whom Mortiis previously work with on "The Grudge" video, the band spent a day in Oslo filming additional footage to splice in with images from the original film. With a minimal set and crew - guitarist Levi Gawron acting as directing and Mortiis himself handling special effects - the band captured original scenes that seamlessly compliment those from Zoetrope in frantic stop-motion created by Deaux himself. Watch the video in the player below. Link

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