Blackened deathcore upstarts Ov Sulfur are gearing up to drop their debut full-length, The Burden Ov Faith, and today (February 22nd) as a preview, they've unleashed the new single, "Befouler," featuring Slaughter to Prevail vocalist Alex Terrible, who brings the pain during the climactic breakdown. The song arrived accompanied by a slick animated music video created by Anastasia Solti with additional effects by Dylan Gould.
According to vocalist Ricky Hoover, "Befouler" is about all the "dissenters and weaklings" who "say one thing to your face but believe another." He added: "This one is a middle finger to those who are too cowardly to even spit in your face because they only open their mouth while hiding theirs." Blast it above.
Guitarist-vocalist Chase Wilson commented, "This is easily our most energetic song. The technical riffing keeps you banging your head so hard you just might get lightheaded while singing along to the anthemic chorus — shout out to Ricky! By the time you get to the end, you've basically given yourself short-term memory loss and forgotten that Alex Terrible comes in to just bludgeon you to death on the final breakdown. For the video, we went with a tale of revenge that ties our early single and EP artworks to The Burden Ov Faith. Rather than go with the typical animated video, we wanted it to be almost like a moving painting or storybook, complete with hyper-stylized art from the super talented Anastasia Solti. We had our friend Dylan Gould add some extra effects to really make it pulse with the music, and we're very excited to have a unique visual for one of our collective favorite songs from the album!"
The Burden Ov Faith is due out March 24th via Century Media.