Iranian metalcore band, now a quartet, One Missing Link has dropped a music video for their single “Shadows Inside,” out via Tough Sounds. The group includes vocalist Nikan Nasim and guitarist Mahan Abdollahi and is now rounded out by drummer Kiumars Saffari and bassist Nima Mohammadi.
According to a recent press release, the video “…deals with the concept of duality within the human consciousness and how the conscious and usually the righteous ‘Self’ converses with the invariably corrupt ‘Specter’ who creeps up on the ‘Self’ with intrusive and usually destructive thoughts.”
Commenting on the tune, vocalist Nikan shares:
“This song is about a conversation with a half-life specter of our own self within the heart; it’s the part of us that desires evil things; should you ever succumb to it, it leaves you with the consequences. But the truth is, you control both ‘Yourself’ and the ‘Specter,’; this begs the question, how can we overwhelm all these temptations in our daily lives? This song calls for a victory rush against all the black dots inside our personalities that could blacken our hearts.”