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GOROD Release New Music Ahead of Tour – with Ft Walton Stop

Bordeaux, France-based technical death metal goliaths GOROD will release their long-awaited seventh album, The Orb, on March 7th.

The follow-up to the band’s critically lauded Æthra full-length stands as their most accomplished work of their twenty-six year career. With The Orb, the quintet delivers both a synthesis of their previous efforts and opens to new, more accessible horizons. Far from being an average classic tech death act, GOROD continually diversifies its inspirations. With a unique groove mingled with melodies and rich harmonies inspired by ‘70s jazz, funk, and rock, their progressive and sophisticated approach to their sound has always given them a unique identity. The Orb furthers that trajectory. 

Comments the band, “The overall composition of this album stretched out more in time than Æthra, which allowed us to try new things. We wanted to go both a little further in new experiments but also return back to our own sources in order to highlight the contrasts. From the most spontaneous to the most polished, we’ve put together the most accessible and extreme material we could.”

In advance of the record’s release, GOROD has released two videos. Watch a lyric video for “Breeding Silence” HERE and a video for The Orb’s title track HERE. An additional album teaser will be unveiled in the coming days.

The Orb was produced by David Thiers at Secret Place Studio and will be released on CD, LP, and digitally. Find preorders at THIS LOCATION.

The Orb Track Listing:
1. Chrematheism
2. We Are The Sun Gods
3. The Orb
4. Savitri
5. Breeding Silence
6. Victory
7. Waltz Of Shades
8. Scale Of Sorrows
9. Strange Days

GOROD’s art is fully expressed on stage thanks to their explosive energy and mind bogglingly tight live performances. In conjunction with the release of The Orb, GORODwill return to North America for a month-long headlining run. The Orb Release Tour will begin March 16th in Brooklyn, New York and run through April 15th in Richmond, Virginia. Support will be provided by Cognitive, Summoning The Lich, and Flub. See all confirmed dates below.

GOROD w/ Cognitive, Summoning The Lich, Flub:

3/16/2023 The Meadows – Brooklyn, NY

3/17/2023 Atlas – Washington, DC

3/18/2023 Black Forge – Pittsburgh, PA

3/19/2023 No Class – Cleveland, OH

3/20/2023 Sanctuary – Detroit, MI

3/21/2023 Cobra Lounge – Chicago, IL

3/22/2023 X-ray – Cudahy, WI

3/23/2023 Zymurgy – Menomonie, WI

3/24/20231867 – Lincoln, NE

3/25/2023 Roxy Theater – Denver, CO

3/26/2023 Urban Lounge – Salt Lake City, UT

3/27/2023 Shredder – Boise, ID

3/29/2023 The Big Dipper – Spokane, WA

3/30/2023 Funhouse – Seattle, WA

3/31/2023 High Water Mark – Portland, OR

4/01/2023 Old Ironsides – Sacramento, CA

4/02/2023 The X Bar – Cupertino, CA

4/03/2023 1720 – Los Angeles, CA

4/04/2023 The Underground – Mesa, AZ

4/06/2023 Tumbleroot – Santa Fe, NM

4/07/2023 Haltom Theater – Dallas, TX

4/08/2023 Come And Take It Live – Austin, TX

4/09/2023 Scout Bar – Houston, TX

4/10/2023 Downtown Music Hall – Ft Walton, FL

4/11/2023 Crowbar – Tampa, FL

4/12/2023 The Haven – Orlando, FL

4/14/2023 Milestone – Charlotte, NC

4/15/2023 The Bike Shop – Richmond, VA


Mathieu Pascal – guitar

Benoit Claus – bass

Julien “Nutz” Deyres – vocals

Nicolas Alberny – guitar

Karol Diers – drums




Photo by Pierre Wetzel

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