Volbeat shares new dramatic video for Temple Of Ekur
Danish/American rock and roller rising Volbeat have released the official music video for their song “Temple Of Ekur”. The dramatic clip, which was directed by Shan Dan and VisualHype, can be seen below.
“Temple Of Ekur” is taken from Volbeat’s critically acclaimed eighth studio album servant of the spirit, which was released in December 2021 via Republic Records.
Revolver called Servant Of The Mind “excellent…the darkest, heaviest Volbeat offering to date”. For the album, the band, consisting of Michael Poulsen (guitar, vocals), Larsen, Rob Caggiano (guitars) and Kaspar Boye Larsen (bass), took their signature heavy metal, psychobilly and punk ‘n ‘ roll. while this time focusing on frontman Poulsen’s acute ability for songwriting and storytelling. “Rarely has such a successful band seemed so voracious,” says Kerrang! album review.
servant of the spirit was written and recorded during the shutdown and quarantine necessitated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The album also includes the “double barrel” of summer songs the band released last June: “Wait A Minute My Girl” and “Dagen Før” (featuring Stine Bramsen), the first of which became the ninth single. number one for the group on the Billboard. Mainstream rock map.
For servant of the spirit, the Danish/American quartet took their heavy metal, psychobilly and punk ‘n’ roll sound up a notch while showcasing Poulsen’s ability to write and tell stories.
“I wrote the whole album in three months,” Poulsen recalls, “I was in a good place and in a good mood at home, and I had a captive audience of my own… There has a lot of Volbeat signatures in it. If you go back to the first record and compare it to where we are now, you can hear how the band developed their style, while still keeping the signature sound.
Buy or stream Volbeat’s servant of the spirit.