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Watch first video from Shrine’s new ‘Ordeal 26.04.86’ album dedicated to 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster! Orders available now

By Oct 27,2016

Shrine dedicates new'Ordeal 26.04.86' album to 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster

Out next month – and available in pre-order right here – is “Ordeal 26.04.86”, the brand new album by Shrine aka Hristo Gospodinov. The full length is dedicated to the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster that happened on April 26th, 1986.


A first video is available now for the track “Atomgrad”:

The material on this album was composed during a post-operative convalescence period in 2015. Here’s what Hristo Gospodinov says of the process: “To me the Chernobyl theme has always been very special not only because I witnessed the nuclear sunburn effects myself back in 1986 when I was a kid, but also because I find it to be the closest glimpse of a pending apocalypse we have seen so far. I find it terrifying not only because of the devastating effect of the ionizing radiation itself, but also because it was a man-made event. To me, the parallel with the biblical book of Revelation is inescapable.”

“Ordeal 26.04.86” serves as a tribute to those that suffered, and still suffer from the irreparable effects. The artwork for the album was provided by Dehn Sora and Hristo Gospodinov.

The 6-track release comes in a limited edition of 500 copies in a 4 panel CD digipack, and is available right here.

You can preview the complete album below:

 

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