Within Temptation has released their music video for “Raise Your Banner”. The single is in collaboration with In Flames singer Anders Fridén. The digital single was released on Friday 16 November 2018.
On October 2, 2018, the Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad published a post where the agency of the Dutch rock band was looking for extras for their music video. The video was shot in the Dutch Zaandam, on Sunday 7 October 2018. During the music video shoot, no music was played. The extras did not know for which music video they were acting, however, singer Sharon den Adel announced the music video in a German interview before the shoot.
After a lot of teasing, Within Temptation released the official music video for their single “Raise Your Banner”, live on YouTube, on Friday 30 November 2018. The powerful duet with Anders Fridén, is set in a futuristic war zone.
The video for “Raise Your Banner” produced by BOOST+ and directed by Rogier Hendriks.
Soon, Within Temptation will release their seventh full length studio album, “RESIST”. Earlier this year, the band announced their collaboration with German based Vertigo Records GmbH for this album. The album is their first since the 2014-release “Hydra“. The band took a couple of years away from the band after a difficult time for lead singer Sharon den Adel. She later expressed her feelings in her solo project My Indigo.
The album is set for release February 2019 and counts 10 songs. The first single, “The Reckoning” – in collaboration with Papa Roach singer Jacoby Shaddix, was released on 14 September 2018. The second single, “Raise Your Banner” – in collaboration with In Flames singer Anders Fridén, was released on 16 November 2018.