Brazilian Death Metallers The Troops of Doom have released a video for their track “Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.”
The track comes off the band’s forthcoming EP The Rise of Heresy due out October 9 via Blood Blast Distribution.
The Troops of Doom is led by guitarist Jairo “Tormentor” Guedz from the band The Mist and former member of Sepultura’s original lineup. The band also includes bassist/vocalist Alex Kafer (Enterro, Explicit Hate, ex-Necromancer), drummer Alexandre Oliveira (Southern Blacklist, Raising Conviction), and guitarist Marcelo Vasco (Patria, Mysteriis, acclaimed graphic artist for legendary bands such as Slayer, Kreator, Machine Head, Soulfly, and Hatebreed among many others).
The Rise Of Heresy features four original songs and two cover versions of Sepultura classics, “Bestial Devastation” and “Troops Of Doom.” In advance of the EP’s release, The Troops of Doom are pleased to unleash a lyric video for first single “Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea.”
Check out the lyric video for “Between The Devil and The Deep Blue Sea” as well as the album art for The Rise of Heresy here.
“I’m really stoked about this first single. It’s part of something that I’ve dreamed of for a long time and it’s finally a reality, one that was born in the middle of this pandemic, which is crazy. At least we’re taking something positive from all this. There’s much passion and dedication on this work with The Troops of Doom. The whole band and team is beyond fantastic, which drives me to push myself to the edge, putting out this feeling through the music somehow. This first song is a trip back to the ‘old days,’ and the EP in general will bring listeners back to that nostalgic vibration, in a very good way, of course. We want to offer a full experience where the listener can feel as though they’re in time machine, exploring that primitive and nasty metal sound from the ’80s, inspired by my own Sepultura years as well as all those iconic bands we love like Slayer, Kreator, Celtic Frost, Sodom, Possessed, and Death, among others. It’s a true homage to the old! That’s what we’re trying to revisit with this debut and I hope the diehard metalheads catch this and enjoy it, playing loud!”