Parthenopean Epic Black metallers SCUORN have unveiled the brand new music video to their song “Sepeithos”, from their critically-acclaimed debut album “Parthenope”, released in February 2017 via Dusktone.
Directed by Portuguese artist Gullherme Henriques Silva (Belphegor, Noctem, Nargaroth), the video was shot by Mirco Condello (Fastforward Filming) during Scuorn’s latest show of the “Parthenope Italian Tour 2017” at Alchemica Music Club in Bologna.
SCUORN’s mastermind Giulian has commented “Working with such a talented director as Guillherme was awesome. For this first official videoclip, we wanted to focus the attention on Scuorn’s live performance and the impact we want to deliver to our crowds when on stage. That’s why I went for the most furious track of the album, “Sepeithos”, and the result was exactly what I was looking for : a disturbing, confused portrait of epic black metal madness …”
The song reveals the legend of gods Vesevo (the volcano Vesuvius) and Sebeto (Sepeithos in ancient greek, a river who used to divide the city of Neapolis from its older part Palepolis). The giants battled over the beautiful daughter of Neputune, Leucopetra, spreading destruction all around : Vesevo was spitting torrents of fire, while Sebeto smashed stones into a water causing it to splash and to put out the flames. Their presence and dominance were respected and honored by the first Neapolitan settlers, who handed down their lore through the centuries …
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