BrooklynVegan and Revolver have teamed up with Gojira on an exclusive opaque olive green variant of their upcoming album ‘Fortitude,’ limited to just 666 copies. Pre-order yours.
Last year, French metal greats Gojira released “Another World,” their first new song since 2016’s Magma, leading us to name their forthcoming album one of the metal albums we’re anticipating in 2021. Now that album has officially been announced; it’s called Fortitude and it’s due April 30 via Roadrunner. It features “Another World” as well as the just-released second single “Born For One Thing.”
“We have to practice detaching ourselves from everything, beginning with actual things,” vocalist/guitarist Joe Duplantier says of the song. “Own less possessions, and give what you don’t need away, because one day we’ll have to let everything go, and if we don’t, we’ll just become ghosts stuck between dimensions.” Like “Another World,” it’s the kind of gnarled anthem that Gojira have long excelled at, and it’s another promising taste of this anticipated LP. It comes with a very cinematic video that was directed by Charles De Meyer and shot in France and Belgium, and you can watch that below.
The band also teamed up with BrooklynVegan and Revolver on an exclusive opaque olive green 140g vinyl variant of Fortitude, limited to just 666 copies. Pre-order yours while they last.
The album was recorded at Silver Cord Studio in Ridgewood, Queens with Joe himself engineering and producing, and it was mixed by the legendary Andy Wallace (Nirvana’s