Gojira – Fortitude

Release date: April 30, 2021
Label: 
Roadrunner Records


Gojira
, the socially-conscious metal giants, have released the much-anticipated Fortitude. The opening track, Born for One Thing, is absolutely obliterating. The grooves stand out. Amazonia, if you didn’t guess by the song title, takes a strong stance against the destruction of the Amazon rainforest and the killing of life living in there. Another World is classic Gojira, with drilling technicality and big sing-along hooks. The Chant is politically charged and examines the plight of refugee children from Tibet who fled their homeland in an attempt to preserve their culture following China’s invasion of the country in 1949. Check out the riffage on Grind. It’s outright positive and a rally cry to persevere through whatever life throws at you.



Play: 1, 2, 3, 8, & 13

FCC: Clean

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: