Creeper Release New Video For Cyanide
It’s the third track to be released from Creeper’s forthcoming second album – due for release on May 29 on Roadrunner Records – following on from Annabelle and Born Cold. Speaking exclusively to Kerrang!, frontman Will Gould says the song is “about obsession, about forbidden love, the sort of love that makes it feel like time is stopping,” describing it as “apocalyptic romanticism.”
We sat down with Will for a chat about the new track, the album and beyond.
Hey Will, how does Cyanide fit into the story you’re trying to tell on the new album?
“This song finds our main character Roe beginning to feel human emotion for the first time. His infatuation with Annabelle is almost becoming too much to bare, it is a song about his first experiences of falling in love. He is experiencing that feeling most of us feel as teenagers in love, like his world is ending.”
How are you feeling about new songs like Cyanide, compared to songs on the debut?
“I always felt our debut was a varied mixture of sounds, songs like this just build on that repertoire. Sure this song is a departure, but I also think it’s an arrival too. An arrival at a place of endless possibility!”
You’ve just finished a tour with BABYMETAL. How on Earth was that?
“The BABYMETAL tour was such a fantastic experience. Creeper always stands out on support bills, but the BABYMETAL crowd seemed to really take to us. The girls from BABYMETAL were very kind and generous to us too, we really enjoyed ourselves.”
What can we expect from your own upcoming headline shows this April?
“This is our first headline tour since we returned so you can expect quite the spectacle. We will have our friends Wargasm and Holding Absence in tow too – it’s going to be something very special.”
You like to tease your fans and keep them guessing. Should we be keeping our eye out for more cryptic trickery?
“With Creeper you should always expect the unexpected, our most dedicated fans get the most out our band by remaining extremely vigilant!”
Is that mystique still an important facet of what Creeper are about?
“Absolutely, one of our main goals with Creeper was to put the magic back into rock music. I have spent years giving my all to the magic and mystery of this band, it is extremely important to us!”
If you had one message for Creeper fans before they first listen to Sex, Death & The Infinite Void, what would it be?
“I would simply ask that they expect the unexpected; that they lit some candles and lay down and listened to it in it’s entirety. After all that was the way it was intended!”
After summer festivals are wrapped up, what is the plan for the rest of the year
“We have so many plans, but they are too secret at the moment! What I can say is that we hope to perform all over the world on this campaign.”
Sex, Death & The Infinite Void is released on May 29 via Roadrunner Records. Catch them on tour across the UK at one of the dates below – get your tickets here.
Creeper tour 2020
12 Leeds, The Wardrobe
13 Glasgow, St. Luke’s
14 Manchester, Academy 2
15 London, Brixton Electric
17 Brighton, Concorde 2
18 Birmingham, O2 Institute
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