Mesopotamian thrashing black metal pioneers MELECHESH have released the highly anticipated video clip for the song “Grand Gathas Of Baal Sin” from their most recent masterpiece The Epigenesis.
Commented mainman Ashmedi: “Finally the video clip for ‘Grand Gathas of Baal Sin’ is ready. It was not an easy process but worth the effort. We are very proud of this clip and we consider our collaboration with Rouzbeh to be very positive.”
The clip was shot at the cisterns in Istanbul, Turkey in late 2010 by Canadian director Rouzbeh Heydari and produced byTumay Irgas.
Check out the clip at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O5D0A-YHxg (and below)
Director: Rouzbeh Heydari
Producer: Tumay Irgas
Camera: Rouzbeh Heydari, Emin Murat Kılıç
Editor: Chris Lazar
VFX Artist: Nick Flook
MELECHESH are currently on tour as direct support to ROTTING CHRIST in North America. Joining them are polish death metallersHATE, along with ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, and LECHEROUS NOCTURNE!
ROTTING CHRIST, MELECHESH, HATE, ABIGAIL WILLIAMS, LECHEROUS NOCTURNE
03/25/11 El Corazon – Seattle, WA
03/26/11 Hawthorne Theatre – Portland, OR
03/27/11 DNA Lounge – San Francisco, CA
03/28/11 Chain Reaction – Anaheim, CA
03/29/11 The Key Club – Hollywood, CA
03/30/11 Brick by Brick – San Diego, CA
03/31/11 U.B’s Bar – Mesa, AZ
04/01/11 The War Legion Underground – Amarillo, TX
04/02/11 The Marquee – Tulsa, OK
04/03/11 Rail Club – Ft. Worth, TX
04/04/11 Emo’s – Austin, TX
04/05/11 Walter’s – Houston, TX
04/07/11 Brass Mug – Tampa, FL
04/08/11 The Masquerade – Atlanta, GA
04/09/11 Volume 11 – Raleigh, NC
04/10/11 The Casbah – Charlotte, NC
The Epigenesis was recorded in the newly built first class Babajim Studios in Istanbul, Turkey. The album was mixed by Reuben de Lautour and mastered by Pieter Snapper. In an unprecedented move in metal, the band chose to record the album entirely in Istanbul in an attempt to capture the inspiring surroundings. Babajim Studios is run by some of the most elite sound engineers in Turkey.