Prog Thrashers BYZANTINE Release "The Cicada Tree" Video
Progressive groove metal band Byzantine had one of the best metal albums of 2017 with their Metal Blade Records debut The Cicada Tree. Recently they released a video for the title track which was one of the more melodic efforts from the record.
The video features shots of the band performing with close ups of a wriggling cicada fitting the lyrics describing the creature’s life cycle. Frontman and guitarist Chris Ojeda has stated the lyrics also serve as a metaphor for the band’s life cycle. The video for “The Cicada Tree” can be seen below.