Aoidos - Black Swan


What's New:

Portuguese progressive black metal band Aoidos has unleashed a fierce new single entitled "Black Swan". The track is inspired by the theory of "black swan events" which cause unexpected and dramatic impacts and can only be rationalized with hindsight. COVID-19 is one such event that has shaken the world to its core, and Aoidos' frontman João Freitas uses this crisis to delve into the effects of this pandemic on the human psyche.
The heavy grooves and enraged screams of "Black Swan" are a reflection of the relentless pursuit of wealth in society and the toll it takes on our mental health. The single is a reminder of the resilience of the human spirit amidst unexpected challenges. With the intricate musicianship and thematic depth of "Black Swan," fans of Gojira, Death, Behemoth, and Megadeth will find themselves drawn to this profound track.
The recording line-up of "Black Swan" features João Freitas on guitars, bass, and main vocals, EkID on backing vocals, and Chris Barber on drums. Freitas also handled recording and production duties, while João Dourado mastered the track, ensuring the single's hard-hitting sonic impact. The single is available for streaming and download on all major platforms.
Aoidos is a progressive black metal band hailing from Portugal, comprised of João Freitas, EkID, and Pedro Miguel. The band's music invites listeners to explore the darker recesses of human nature and the world at large. The release of "Black Swan" marks another milestone for this talented trio, who have been making waves in the metal scene with their profound lyrics and intricate musicianship.
Artist: Aoidos
Release Title: Black Swan
Record Label: Self-Released
Release Date: April 22, 2023
Format: Digital
Genre: Progressive Black Metal
Country: Portugal
João Freitas - Vocals/Guitar
EkID - Vocals/Bass
Pedro Miguel - Drums