Betraying The Martyrs are set once again to take over their slice of the metal world!
“Black Hole” is the brand-new single from French metalcore kings Betraying The Martyrs. It’s the first piece of music the band delivers after their critically acclaimed last album, “Rapture”, showcasing their new lineup welcoming Rui Martins as their new frontman. This brand-new song depicts how a toxic relationship can imprison and deceive someone and goes through all the phases that one usually has to go through to realize what is wrong and finally be set free. It doesn’t matter how hard one tries if the other person is unwilling to improve themselves and their mutual relationship. To suffer is to learn but also to kill a part of us. The protagonist is reborn at the end, but he paid a high price, and the scars are visible.
Betraying The Martyrs comment about the signing to Out Of Line Music:
“It was such a welcomed change for us! OOL is a German label, and Germany has always been kind of our second home country as we toured so much over there. We connected instantly with André, he is a day-one fan of our band, and he instantly understood what we wanted and needed to do to push our band further. We really feel loved and supported, and it is such a good feeling to be working with a new dedicated team! We’re very proud to be a part of this new family, and we cannot wait to create bonds with the label’s new artists as well! <3 “
About the band’s philosophy and how Rui contributes to the musical work of Betraying The Martyrs, the band makes clear:
“We DEFINITELY upgraded to BTM 2.0! Of course it’s still BTM, but totally an upgraded version of our band! Most of us are pretty perfectionists about our own art, and we would have never allowed a downgrade! We’re super stoked and excited to have people’s opinion and reactions about this new track, we’re well aware that changing the frontman can be a little tricky sometimes (even if bands like Northlane, Chelsea Grin, and Lorna Shore showed us that it could be very successful!) but we’re very confident Rui‘s the perfect fit, and we hope people will welcome our new recruit with open arms and show him the support he deserves! Rui‘s abilities will definitely take things to a whole new level, as he has a great approach for both the heavy side and the more melodic part of our songwriting.”
“Rui knows perfectly what BTM was and also is now in 2021. He helped so much to make this new version of BTM the best it can be. He has a great vision of what BTM fans expect and also where we want to go. Rui is bringing a lot of great ideas for his vocals, lyric-wise, melody-wise…and his vocal range is incredible: he can go from super heavy guttural screams to high pitched beautiful clean vocals; it’s a real pleasure to be able to work with someone so talented, and we’re definitely planning on using his range to the maximum of its potential to serve BTM‘s upcoming music!”
Betraying The Martyrs has plenty more ammunition in the barrel and is ready to ignite the BTM machine again in 2022 in the metal community. Stay tuned for more incoming news that the band has lined up for 2022 – it will surely be something to remember for the worldwide Betraying The Martyrs family of loyal and passionate fans – welcome to OUT OF LINE Music!
Betraying The Martyrs
Rui Martins – Vocals
Baptiste Vigier – Guitar
Steeve Hostin – Guitar
Victor Guillet – Keys and Vocals
Valentin Hauser – Bass
Boris le Gal – Drums