Brisbane metal outfit Awaken The Hate have premiered their debut single Monster In The Mirror.
The song is a haunting and visceral journey through the depths of personal struggle and inner turmoil. The lyrics paint a vivid picture of a soul in torment, grappling with the devastating consequences of addiction while the song unfolds like a dark narrative, revealing the protagonist’s descent into the clutches of a malevolent force, personified as the “monster in the mirror.”
As the song progresses, the listener is taken on a turbulent ride through the protagonist’s internal struggles. The powerful chorus serves as a rallying cry against surrender, echoing the determination to reclaim what has been lost. The juxtaposition of the haunting verses with the defiant chorus creates a dynamic emotional landscape, capturing the essence of the ongoing battle within.
Monster in the Mirror is not just a song; it’s a stark exploration of the human condition, a cautionary tale about the insidious nature of addiction, and a testament to the resilience of the human spirit in the face of adversity. It leaves an indelible impression, a haunting reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of finding the strength to confront one’s own demons.