KATAKLYSM Frontman's EX DEO Project: Teaser For 'The Roman' Video
February 6, 2017
A teaser for "The Roman", the new video from EX DEO, the reactivated Ancient Roman-themed arsenal fronted by KATAKLYSM singer Maurizio Iacono, is available below. The full clip will make its online debut on February 10.
"The Roman" is taken from EX DEO's third album, "The Immortal Wars", which will be released on February 24 via Napalm Records. The cover artwork was created by renowned artist Eliran Kantor, who has previously worked with TESTAMENT, HATEBREED, SOULFLY and KATAKLYSM.
The song "The Rise Of Hannibal", taken from "The Immortal Wars", can be streamed below.
The CD's main concept deals with Punic Wars, a series of three wars fought between Rome and Carthage from 264 B.C. to 146 B.C. The epic legendary wars come to life and bring the showdown between two of the greatest generals that ever walked the earth, Hannibal and Scipio Africanus, both of whom rewrote the rules of war and strategies. The album also features other unexplored subjects on Ancient Rome surely to raise the epic level to the maximum.
"The Immortal Wars" track listing:
01. The Rise Of Hannibal 02. Hispania (The Siege Of Saguntum) 03. Crossing Of The Alps 04. Suavetaurilia (Intermezzo) 05. Cato Major: Carthago Delenda Est! 06. Ad Victoriam (The Battle Of Zama) 07. The Spoils Of War 08. The Roman
KATAKLYSM guitarist Jean-François Dagenais once again took care of production duties, while Jens Bogren fine-tuned the whole affair at his mixing desk in Sweden.
Says EX DEO: "The new EX DEO album, 'The Immortal Wars', [is] a massive wall of sound and it will make our rivals in 'Roman-hating' bands sound like schoolgirls. The artwork is complete and the word 'epic' and 'dramatic' cannot be expressed more. The music will bring your urge to got to war on behalf of Rome to a level 10. People of the eternal city, feel the might, the album you have waiting for so long is here .. ready, strong and WILL destroy everything in it's path. Ave Roma!"
EX DEO's sophomore album, "Caligvla", was released in August 2012 via Napalm.
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