Australian metal mainstays Void Of Vision launched the next era of their sound this morning, dropping the huge new single The Lonely People.
The heavy-hitting track marks a change in creative process and perspective for Void Of Vision, with frontman Jack Bergin finding a new outlook and way forward following the disastrous impact of 2020 on this own mental health and the overall health of the music industry.
The Lonely People is an exploration of Bergin’s own mental health throughout 2020 and that of the wider music industry in the face of crisis. Jack describes how the shared experience of the pandemic taught him he isn’t alone in his struggles, and how the connectedness, community and solace he found in music during this time was pivotal in his mission to find meaning. Ultimately, we see the vocalist embracing openness, clarity and purpose in a way never before seen.
Jack declares: The Lonely People is s a song for musicians by musicians.
For the first time in my life as a musician I was sharing the same experience as so many other artists, strangely connected and suffering simultaneously. Through the extremely isolating timeline that really just had no end in sight, with setback after setback, the insane desire to create and perform reached new unearthly levels.
Out of that desire to perform and create, Bergin believes he and many others have experienced a rebirth that can only lead to positive collective outcomes for the future, whatever the industry and the world as whole looks like on the other side of this.
I feel like we’re witnessing a rebirth of so many calloused individuals that were faced with an impossible adversity. The past year has left us all with this insatiable appetite and an unspoken bond formed between the entire music community. We’re all willing to do anything we can to bring our art back into frame, and deep down know that we’re not alone there.
The track arrives accompanied by a visualizer which you can stream below.
The release of The Lonely People is one of two pieces of big news for Void Of Vision fans with the band releasing the rescheduled tour dates for their previously postponed Aussie headline tour with special guests Deadlights and The Gloom In The Corner. Dates and details can be found via the poster below. Tickets are on sale here.
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