Hardcore quartet Demons have dropped a brand new track!
“[We’re] just sad and angry about the very visible fascism, racism, and sexism that, despite having always been present, is particularly alarming when we see it boastfully manifest in places of mainstream leadership,” says Gehring. Additionally, and perhaps more upsetting, is the allegiance so many offer to it. We always want to hope these ugly dimensions are marginalized — but it’s clear they are mainstream. There’s nothing to be happy about, or proud of. It’s all become very grotesque. A malignant 4th level simulacrum.”
Lyrically, the band stays in antagonistic territory, both externally and internally. “It’s hard to get a hopeful gasp these days, and I think that is an underlying presence no matter what we are writing specifically about,” says Gehring. “Generally speaking, in terms of our words, we usually filter a specific stimulus through some mechanism, some interpretive approach. I do think you could find consistent stylistic distinctions between my words and Chris’ words, but I think we are both equally motivated in terms of self-reflection and critique.”
Check out ‘Ravage’ below.