[News] Oblivion Protocol published the official music video for “This Is Not A Test” from upcoming album

Oblivion Protocol, the new project led by Threshold keyboard player and songwriter Richard West, published “This Is Not A Test,” the first single from their forthcoming debut album, “The Fall Of The Shires,” due out on August 18, 2023 via Atomic Fire Records. Watch the video through the YouTube player below:

Mastermind Richard West explains: “‘This Is Not a Test’ is a song about finding out you’ve been conned. We had a great time filming the video last month at rEvolver Studios in Gothenburg (In Flames, Europe). Although most of us already knew each other, it was the first time we’d all met up as a group. Fortunately we got on like a house on fire!

Oblivion Protocol‘s lineup is completed with three renowned musicians: guitarist Ruud Jolie (Within Temptation), bassist Simon Andersson (Darkwater), and drummer Darby Todd (Devin Townsend). Additionally, Threshold‘s Karl Groom has contributed some truly enthralling guitar solos to the record.

The Fall Of The Shires” will be available in CD-digipak, LP (Green), and digital formats.

Pre-Order “The Fall Of The Shires” in the physical format of your choice, presave it on your preferred DSP or Pre-Order it digitally to receive “Forests In The Fallout” instantly here: https://oblivionprotocol.afr.link/thefalloftheshiresPR 


  1. The Fall (Part 1)
  2. Tormented
  3. Public Safety Broadcast
  4. This Is Not A Test
  5. Storm Warning
  6. Vertigo
  7. Forests In The Fallout
  8. The Fall (Part 2)


Richard West / Vocals, Keyboards
Ruud Jolie / Guitars
Simon Andersson / Bass
Darby Todd / Drums

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Author: Jacopo Vigezzi

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