Slave Steel reveal the artwork and further details on their upcoming release ‘Dream of Decadence’
Slave Steel is a project that started in Rome in 2008 and over the years has evolved into the sonic squad that it is today. Rooted in Thrash, Death and Heavy Metal Influences, the music from this London 4-piece is characterised by a hammering rhythm section, groovy guitars, and acid vocals.
‘Dream of Decadence’ is Slave Steel’s latest offering, due to be released on Friday 25th June 2021.
The EP’s concept revolves around the loss of innocence: a nostalgic reflection of adulthood disillusion. Each track explores a different level of awareness in the process of experiencing and understanding the world.
After releasing the first track from the EP as a video, 2020 saw the band release the rest of the EP in the same manner.
You can watch ‘Ogre Cage’, released in 2019:
The second track from the EP ‘Shut’, released 2020 is here
Blessed Is The Mess’ lyric video can be viewed here
Finally, the title track ‘Dream of Decadence’ was released in March 2021, which can be watched here:
For this video, Slave Steel worked with several artists and organizations on an awareness campaign for the environmental disaster that's happening in Italy, where countless olive groves are being brutally killed off by an invisible illness. Centuries of history fading away leaving hundreds of thousands of people on their knees.
Slave Steel talk about the EP: “More than an effort, this last work of ours is the product of a necessity. It projects and sublimates our concern for a future we can’t picture anymore. It is part of something greater and deeper we’ve only started to unearth.”
‘Dream of Decadence’ was recorded & mixed by Alessio Garavello at Rogue Studios in Wembley, London and mastered by Jens Bogren at Fascination Street Recording Studios in Stockholm, Sweden.
The artwork for the EP was created by Pil Nazzari.
Blessed is the Mess
Dream of Decadence
Slave Steel conclude: “As festivals and venues start reopening, we will be hitting the stages to promote the EP release from the first to the last note, live and loud. Watch out for unexpected and exciting news from Slave Steel camp. The best is yet to come!”