Exodus pay tribute to fallen rock legends on new song “The Years Of Death And Dying”
Pre-order Exodus' new album on limited splatter vinyl in our store.
"The Years Of Death And Dying" started out as a poem, from the perspective of Death, being a thinking entity, always watching and looking for weakness and opportunity to come calling for people. A Grim Reaper story. We were losing legends: Bowie, Cash, Petty, Prince, Frey…the list goes on and on. Then we started losing family members and friends in our own orbit.
Anyway, the title came first, then the poem, which became a song. I shared the lyrics with Gary, who helped inspire me with phrasing to finish it, and the guys loved it. The song is really long, and more legends kept passing right up into the moments Zet was singing it, so I had to keep writing until I had enough to complete the song. We hope you enjoy our tribute to the fallen!
The album comes out 11/19 via Nuclear Blast, and you can pre-order it on limited "red and mustard swirl with black splatter" vinyl in a gatefold jacket with a 4-page insert in our store. It looks like this:
Listen to the new song: