Germany’s ERADICATOR reveal third video from new METALVILLE album

German thrash institution Eradicator reveal the new video “Driven by Illusion.” The track is the third to be revealed from the band’s highly anticipated fifth album, Influence Denied, set for international release on July 23rd via Metalville Records.

Says the band about the video, “‘Driven by Illusion’ is undoubtedly the best metal song of the year, probably even of the whole decade. The track couldn’t have been produced better, it’s tightly recorded, and the lyrics fit like a glove! Seriously, it is alarming that today arrogance and overestimation of oneself determine the social interaction and especially the conflicts. The theory of Dunning and Kruger provides a plausible explanation for these symptoms, which we also present in the accompanying video. Check out the new track and decide for yourself whether our self-assessment was ‘Driven by Illusion!'”

See & hear Eradicator‘s brand-new video “Driven by Illusion” in its entirety HERE at the band’s official YouTube channel.

Influence Denied is the sovereign consequence of the previous long-players. The band’s passionate claim to raise their music to a new level results in audible joy of playing and convincing compositions: Eradicator‘s new work combines the sound of the San Francisco Bay Area ala Testament or Death Angel and the Teutonic elemental force of German genre greats like Kreator or Destruction. Fused with the soul of the band, the result is a massive thrash metal concoction.

With incisively authentic thrash metal and equally perceptive song lyrics, they hold a mirror up to society on their new album. Encouraged to critical reflection and humility, there are no compromises musically, however, because Eradicator unpack the scantling.

The new tracks were produced together with Orden Ogan mastermind Sebastian “Seeb” Levermann (Asphyx, Brainstorm, Rhapsody of Fire, et. al.), who is also responsible for mixing and mastering. The cover illustration was penned by Mario Lopez

In the meantime, see & hear the brand-new video “Driven by Illusion” HERE at Eradicator‘s official YouTube channel. Also see & hear the previously revealed videos for “Echo Chamber” HERE and “Mondays for Murder” HERE, both also at the band’s official YouTube channel. Cover and tracklisting are as follows:

Tracklisting for Eradicator (Germany)’s Influence Denied
1. Driven By Illusion
2. Hate Preach
3. Echo Chamber
4. Influence Denied
6. 5-0-1
7. Jackals To Chains
8. Mondays For Murder
9. Hypocrite
10. Descent Into Darkness
11. Anthropocene

Sebastian Stöber “Seba” – guitar / vocals
Sebastian Zoppe “Zoppe” – bass
Jan-Peter Stöber “Pitti” – drums
Robert Wied “Robb” – guitar

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