Groove metal masters the Sword have just released one of the most mesmerizing music videos of the year. In a refreshing turn to the creative, the Sword have unleashed a story within the video for 'The Veil of Isis' that will leave you hitting the replay button over and over again.

With the release of the Sword's fourth studio album, 'Apocryphon,' the band has achieved the highest chart position in their act's history, along with collecting a new mass of fans from diverse rock and metal sub-genres. 'Apocryphon' showcases beefy groove riffs that display the influence of bands such as Black Sabbath and stoner doom pioneers Sleep. To delve deeper into the sonic realm of 'Apocryphon,' check out our recent review of the record.

The video for 'The Veil of Isis' follows a female protagonist who is stalked and pawed at by shady street-people before meeting a mysterious and run-down wizard on those same streets. The woman is given some sort of black stone by the man, which transports her to an alternate universe either physically or mentally. Could it be a representation of the drug addict / drug dealer relationship? Or does the video tell a tale of a woman with true and mystifying powers?

The visuals in this video are incredible, acting as somewhat of an extension of the incredible cover art for 'Apocryphon.' The Sword offers a tripped out, captivating and visually brilliant music video, which is absolutely a must-see. Check out The Sword's new vid for 'The Veil of Isis' for an unforgettable trip.

The Sword, 'The Veil of Isis'

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