Exclusive interview with producer and director of "Raise Your Banner" - DONTTEARMEDOWN

Exclusive interview with producer and director of “Raise Your Banner”

December 7, 2018 by

On 29 November 2018, we were introduced to the official music video for “Raise Your Banner”, the second single from the upcoming Within Temptation studio album “RESIST“. The video is directed by the Dutch Rogier Hendriks and produced by the Switzerland based BOOST+. Soon, Donttearmedown will meet up with both parties and will have an exclusive interview with them.

Raise Your Banner

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.


For this exclusive interview, we will team up with a special group of people. YOU! FANS! You will get the exclusive chance to ask your questions about this music video for “Raise Your Banner”, the recording process and production of the music video. We will collect all questions and pick a limited number of questions to ask the producer and director.

You can send your questions to us as of today. The form will be closed on Friday 14 December 2018, so hurry!

Only one question per user and IP will be accepted. Spam will be deleted.

Within Temptation RESIST 2018 music video Raise Your Banner 2019
Still from the music video. Click to enlarge.

Music video

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.