If you ever wondered (or are still wondering) what it would have been like if a rock concert broke out in your high school classroom, well, look no further than to French hard rockers PERSEIDE and their new “Fade Away” music video. The clip shows the band taking things back to school while rocking out in a class full of students with their jaws dropped to the floor in awe. What they’ve always associated with boredom has suddenly become the place to be. It proceeds in essentially the same way you’d imagine, with all that teenage energy oh so ready and willing to let loose.

To shoot the clip for “Fade Away,” the band was actually able to gain access to their old elementary school where the four members attended school. Putting into perspective how the song and video relate to each other, lead singer Julien commented, “Nothing’s eternal. Live the moment, enjoy your life, don’t discourage yourself fighting losing battles, don’t stake everything on ephemeral properties… How far did you go for virtual glory? What did you harvest? Anyway, time does its work… Look at you now: everything you love will fade away. Here is the meaning of this song.”

Growing up in the city of Lyon, Perseide is the result of four childhood friends who just wanted to rock out. Originally forming in 2001, when they were teenagers, the group has come a long way, touring across Europe with stops along the way in the United States. Some of these shows have also included Soilwork, Betraying The Martyrs, Cancer Bats, We Butter The Bread With Butter, and Protest The Hero.

In 2018, they finally got into the recording studio to write and track their debut album after two EP releases. With that teenage energy still so evident, Perseide plans to break out in a big way with the upcoming release of the aforementioned debut record. Even with their teenage years well behind them, it’s a very positive sign that they still maintain that same excitement and exuberance.

Artwork for ‘Fade Away’ by Perseide