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BLACK PEAKS Release Video for New Single ‘Fate I’

Featuring footage from their live shows, the Fate I video is a great representation of the energy possessed by Black Peaks.

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Drawing upon a more melodic side, the newest single Fate I from Brighton’s Black Peaks is a powerful masterpiece that brings many of the band’s strengths to the forefront.

Lifted from the closing track of their recently released sophomore album All That Divides, it certainly makes a statement with its searing riffs and powerful vocals. The video conveys the intensity through giving us an insight into the electrifying live shows of the band, with scenes of outstretched hands and lots of headbanging.

Speaking about the meaning behind the track, vocalist Will Gardner explains:

The songwriting for All That Divides happened over two sessions, and Fate was one of the last songs that came from first batch. We started playing it live towards the end of the Statues tour. The main section of the song came together when our tour van was stopped in the middle of the Yorkshire countryside, and for some reason Joe (Gosney, guitar) decided this was the best possible time to change his guitar strings… He started jamming the final section of the song and we all immediately shouted – ‘Wooahh! That’s awesome, lets keep that!’

Lyrically the song was inspired by some ‘people watching’ – and observing examples of humanity’s lack of empathy, and self-obsession, especially in terms of how we treat the environment. Digging deeper, the song questions whether we are at a turning point where we can change our mindset and realise that we, as humans, don’t ‘own’ the world. Much like a lot of the album, we we’re keen to create a bit of a ‘journey’, and while the song comes from a place of sadness and anger, the chorus also has a undertone of hope and optimism.

After watching the video, you do not want to miss out on their live shows, so catch them at one of their upcoming dates. Black Peaks are set to support Enter Shikari on UK headline tour in Jan/Feb 2019.


11 – Nottingham, Rock City

12 – London, Brixton Academy

13 – Leicester, O2 Academy

15 – Wales, Llandudno Venue Cymru

16 – Liverpool, O2 Academy

18 – Bristol, O2 Academy

19 – Southend, Cliffs Pavilion

20 – Norwich, UEA

23 – Glasgow, Barrowlands

24 – Aberdeen, Beach Ballroom

25 – Inverness, Ironworks

26 – Preston, Guildhall

28 – Northampton, Roadmender

29 – Southampton, Guildhall

30 – Cambridge, Corn Exchange


01 – Birmingham, O2 Academy

02 – Leeds, O2 Academy

03 – Manchester, Academy

04 – Newcastle, O2 Academy