Melbourne’s finest, SHAKE THE TEMPLE, have released a second official video from their recent full-length release, the self-titled Shake The Temple. The track is called The Devil’s Approach and is accompanied with with a horror inflected video in vintage black and white.
The official statement says; “A cinematic, movie-like setting in a maze of giant timber pillars, the video conjures up memories of 70’s horror and vintage metal that speaks volumes about this new band. It truly is a credit to this trio for bringing such theatre so rarely seen in music videos these days – especially for a band hailing from a usually restrained local rock scene.
According to lead singer John Joseph, the production was originally a pipe dream. “I wanted to capture the origins of the song and I knew it was going to be a big effort. So I started with a storyboard, then shared it with our video director and incredibly he had the balls to take it on!”, laughed Joseph.
This music video reflects the sheer determination of this power trio, but also the creative passion the band possesses. From the ‘Stranger Things’ teenage victim to the evil eyed villain, The Devil’s Approach music video commands attention right to the very end. Incredibly well filmed and edited, supported by a powerful live performance by the band.”
Shake The Temple showcases the band’s deep set vintage hard rock and metal roots. Yet it goes deeper, unravelling the finer song crafting and melody inherent in the trio’s influences. Lead singer Joseph’s ability to deliver a power anthem is evident as is his knack in exploring darker social topics with moody melody and emotion. The album features Shake The Temple’s debut single Huntsman as well as follow up singles Martini and the cosmic Who I Am …read more
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Shake The Temple | November 16th, 2021 via Sliptrick Records