29, 2019 – UK-based gothic rock band HER DESPAIR proudly announces the
release of their new video, "The Exorcism."
appears on HER DESPAIR's forthcoming EP, Exorcisms Of Eroticism
available on November 22.
For fans of: Sisters of Mercy, HIM,
Fields of the Nephilim
Check out the video
"The Exorcism" revolves around
the intoxication of lust; that overwhelming desire for someone to the
extent that it feels you could be possessed. The term “exorcism”
here, is very much a euphemism. Musically we wanted to draw on
influences such as Suspiria, focussing on dance synths rather than our
more usual sounds. We wanted something that was suitably hard-hitting,
but could also get the dance floor moving.
video encapsulates the mood of the music perfectly, and we would
recommend you watch it, if you dare.
HER DESPAIR began as a
solo studio project with the release of the 2015 album Hymns For the
Hopeless. Showcasing the melodramatic sound and aesthetic of gothic
music with the accessibility of punk and the stylings of heavy metal,
the project has subsequently evolved into the current full
Drawing inﬂuence from such classic acts as The
Sisters of Mercy and Fields of the Nephilim, alongside more
contemporary bands such as HIM, Rammstein and The 69 Eyes, HER DESPAIR
create their own unique twist on the styles they are inspired
Mournography, the follow-up EP and debut release as a full
band, was released in July 2018 in association with Spectre Records
and Dewar PR. Recorded at Whitehouse Studios with producer Matt Bew,
the EP helped the band develop and engage their audience
signiﬁcantly; both personally and through frequent use of social
During Summer 2019, work was completed on the latest
opus; Exorcisms of Eroticism. Recorded again with Matt Bew at
Whitehouse Studios, HER DESPAIR have evolved and improved the formula
demonstrated in their previous output, stating
Eroticism is the dark and dramatic collection of six new gothic rock
anthems from HER DESPAIR. Designed to unravel the mysteries of the
theologic and the erotic, each song is set to a storm of symphonic
instrumentation; providing the perfect soundtrack for your sorrows.
The Mourning fades, now the Exorcisms begin…
continues to expand their fan base throughout live performances as
both headliner and support in cities across the UK including London,
Leeds, Leicester, Oxford, Bournemouth and Reading. 2019 has also seen
HER DESPAIR perform at Darker Days Festival, with further concerts
conﬁrmed, including the Marquis Masquerade Goth Festival in Whitby.
Clouds of smoke and lights theatrically immerse the audience,
providing the perfect setting to experience the compelling material.
For More Information: