Connect with us


Published

on

Ded have released the official music video for the song “Remember The Enemy.” The group reunited with video director Fred Durst for this latest clip, which finds them performing against a lit-up forested backdrop, while clear-eyed vocalist Joe Cotela also makes the most of a cage setting to set the tone for the clip. As for the song, it’s plenty of low end heaviness offset by electronic high-end keys, making for an engaging and hard driving rock track that’s guaranteed to stick in your head for days.

Speaking about the track, Cotela explains: “‘Remember The Enemy’ is a song about self-reflection. A couple years ago I started defeating myself with anxiety and depression. I was taking a lot of Xanax and medicating heavily with booze. It was at some point in there that I realized that I am in control of all of this. My brain and my thoughts only exist in ways that I allow them to. A great quote I came across summed it up: ‘The difference between who you are and who you want to be is what you do.'”

He continues: “I started going to cognitive therapy. I had to stop what I was doing, honestly look at myself and pick my ass up! I got mad at the anxiety/depression, I made it my ‘enemy.’ I had to beat the shit out of it and stomp it out. I was in my own way, my own worst enemy. It hasn’t completely gone away, it still rears its ugly fucking face at times — but now I know what the fucker looks like and how to deal with it.”

As for the Durst-directed clip, the singer states: “We shot the video for ‘Remember The Enemy’ in Griffith Park at the old abandoned Los Angeles Zoo that was opened in 1912 and closed in 1965. That area has turned into a hidden park/hiking destination. It is an eerie setting and is supposed to be haunted by the animals that were once imprisoned there in such obsolete, harsh conditions. We really went for a dark, nightmarish horror movie vibe, and we think we achieved that. As a side note — the scene from the Will Ferrell Anchorman movie where they fall into the bear pit was also shot there. We hope fans enjoy ‘Remember The Enemy’!”

“Remember The Enemy” is the follow up to “Anti-Everything” which reached the Top 20 at rock radio and whose Durst-directed video has surpassed one million views on YouTube.

Ded’s debut album, Misanthrope, was released in July via Suretone Records.

Continue Reading
Advertisement
Comments

Videos

Watch Wednesday 13’s Campy ‘Cadaverous’ Video

Wednesday 13 says: “‘Cadaverous’ is the most campy video that we’ve made so far. We really had fun with this one and it’s a throwback to all my spooky TV favorites like ‘The Munsters’ and ‘The Addams Family.’ I hope our fans enjoy this as much as we did making it.”

Published

on

Wednesday 13’s new music video for the song “Cadaverous” plays up Wednesday’s schlocky horror reputation in the best horror B-movie style as he and his band get ready for their European tour starting in Manchester on October 26.

Wednesday 13 says: “‘Cadaverous’ is the most campy video that we’ve made so far. We really had fun with this one and it’s a throwback to all my spooky TV favorites like ‘The Munsters’ and ‘The Addams Family.’ I hope our fans enjoy this as much as we did making it.”

“Cadaverous” is taken from Wednesday 13’s seventh solo studio album, Condolences, which was released in June via Nuclear Blast Entertainment.

Continue Reading

Videos

Hollywood Undead Release Video For ‘We Own The Night’

The number five holds a deep significance. For the five members of Hollywood Undead the digit perfectly encapsulates their fifth full-length offering, ‘Five,’ out October 27.

Published

on

Hollywood Undead have just released “We Own The Night,” the fourth track/video from their upcoming album Five.

The number five holds a deep significance. We have five senses. Five points adorn a star. Five represents man in theology. For the five members of Hollywood Undead — Johnny 3 Tears, J-Dog, Charlie Scene, Funny Man, and Danny — the digit perfectly encapsulates their fifth full-length offering, out October 27. Fans can pre-order the new album here.

“We’re five brothers, and this is our fifth record,” affirms Johnny 3 Tears. “Nothing gets to the essence of the music like this number does. Numerology has a lot of power. When we said Five, it just made sense. The fact that we could all agree on one word codifies who we are. It also nods back to ‘No. 5’ from our first album, because it was our fifth song. Moreover, it hints at this secret society of fans supporting us for the past decade. The number is significant, and this is a significant moment for us.”

The band is currently in the middle of a North American tour in support of Five. Tickets and VIP Packages for all shows are on sale now. For all U.S. headline shows, Butcher Babies will serve as direct support. European dates will begin on January 24 in Glasgow, UK at the O2 Academy.

Hollywood Undead North American Tour

10/13 Cedar Rapids, IA Club Five @ US Cellular Ctr.
10/14 Madison, WI Majestic Theatre
10/15 Sioux Falls, SD The District
10/16 Des Moines, IA Wooly’s
10/18 Colorado Springs, CO The Black Sheep
10/20 Spokane, WA Knitting Factory
10/21 Boise, ID Knitting Factory
10/22 Sacramento, CA Monster Energy Aftershock
10/23 Santa Cruz, CA The Catalyst
10/26 Hollywood, CA The Roxy Theatre
10/27 Las Vegas, NV The Pearl At The Palms
10/28 Salt Lake City, UT In The Venue
10/30 Portland, OR Roseland Theater
10/31 Seattle, WA Showbox Sodo
11/2 Vancouver, BC Commodore Ballroom*
11/4 Calgary, AB Macewan Hall*
11/5 Edmonton, AB Shaw Conference Centre*
11/7 Winnipeg, MB Burton Cummings Theatre*
11/8 Fargo, ND Sanctuary Events Center
11/10 Omaha, NE Sokol Auditorium
11/14 Milwaukee, WI The Rave
11/15 Grand Rapids, MI 20 Monroe Live
11/17 Rochester, NY Anthology
11/18 Portland, ME Aura
11/19 Albany, NY Upstate Concert Hall
11/21 Stroudsburg, PA Shreman Theater
11/22 Worcester, MA The Palladium
11/24 Sayreville, NJ Starland Balloom
11/25 Lancaster, PA Freedom Hall
11/26 Baltimore, MD Rams Head Live!
11/28 Knoxville, TN The Mill And Mine
11/29 Memphis, TN The New Daisy Theatre
12/1 St. Louis. MO Delmar Hall
12/2 Kansas City, MO The Truman
12/3 Oklahoma, OK Diamond Ballroom
12/5 Lubbock, TX Lonestar Pavilion
12/6 Albuquerque, NM Sunshine Theater
12/7 Tucson, AZ Club X’s

Hollywood Undead 2018 European Tour

1/24 Glasgow, UK O2 Academy Glasgow
1/25 Manchester, UK Manchester Academy
1/26 Birmingham, UK O2 Academy Birmingham
1/27 Norwich, UK The LCR – UEA
1/30 London, UK KOKO
2/1 Utrecht, NL TivoliVredenburg
2/2 Luxembourg City, LU Den Atelier
2/3 Weisbaden, DE Schlachtof
2/4 Cologne, DE Palladium
2/6 Antwerp, BE Trix
2/7 Paris, FR Élysée Montmartre
2/8 Zurich, CH X-TRA
2/9 Bologna, IT Zona Roveri
2/10 Munich, DE TonHalle
2/13 Budapest, HU Akvárium
2/14 Linz, AT Posthof
2/16 Prague, CZ Forum Karlín
2/17 Warsaw, PL Klub Stodoła
2/18 Wroclaw, PL Centrum Koncertowe A2
2/19 Berlin, DE Huxleys Neue Welt
2/20 Hamburg, DE Docks
2/22 Copenhagen, DK VEGA
2/23 Gothenburg, SE Tradgarn
2/24 Stockholm, SE Fryshuset
2/26 Tampere, FI Pakkahuone
2/27 Helsinki, FI Ice Hall Black Box

Continue Reading

Videos

Granny 4 Barrel Releases Anthemic ‘Freak Flag’ Video

Produced by Jeff Tomei and issued via Mighty Loud Records, further singles will be arriving in the coming months including “Nitro Sexy,” “She Likes Guns” and “Piledriver.”

Published

on

Who is this matriarch of metal named Granny 4 Barrel?

“Granny is an alter-ego character, an amalgam of contradictions, a dichotomy of old and feeble meets youth, power and vigor,” explains the singer of Granny 4 Barrel, who goes by the name Granny. “She represents freedom of expression, no limits on a person, and I channel her rage and insanity. In society, there are these stereotypes based on age, sex, race etc. Granny just shatters the mold! Her mantra is unleash your true self…make your own rules, anything is possible. The first song released to radio is ‘Freak Flag,’ that’s the theme of the song – ‘Be true to yourself…let your freak flag fly.”

It’s been far too long since the likes of Alice Cooper, Ziggy Stardust/David Bowie, Rob Zombie, and Marilyn Manson shocked and rocked their way up the charts and into arenas. Finally, the rock world has their next band that combines hard-hitting rock and theatrics – Granny 4 Barrel – who has unveiled the first in a series of singles, “Freak Flag.”

During the filming of the “Freak Flag” video, Granny noted: “We’re shooting here in Nashville, the director’s name is John Billings, and we put a casting call out for eccentric people, who wanted to be a part of a rock video, people who were not afraid to express themselves, people who felt they have a certain look or talent that makes them unique. We shot in this old church yesterday. We had a crowd of people – there was a ton of energy in the room and everyone looked amazing. What makes the video extra special is that these are just real people looking the way they look and doing the things that they do every day!”

The ‘Freak Flag’ single is available for purchase here.

Produced by Jeff Tomei (whose previous credits include working with Jerry Cantrell, Smashing Pumpkins, and Matchbox Twenty, among others) and issued via Mighty Loud Records (and distributed by InGrooves/Universal), further singles will be arriving in the coming months. This will include “Nitro Sexy” (“basically, the two words describe it – “speed and sex”), “She Likes Guns” (“it’s got innuendo, and a sexy vibe’”), and “Piledriver” (“about a villainess femme fatale…a common theme on the record”).

Lastly, is the Granny 4 Barrel live experience, which is like no other rock artist. “They’re going to see shock rock at its finest. It’s a heavy band, with a horror vibe and strong hooks, it’s visual eye candy, and if you’re into the sounds of metal bands, industrial bands, and violin mixed with theatrics then this band is for you.”

Be prepared to be shocked and rocked, by Granny 4 Barrel.

Continue Reading

Videos

Watch Junkyard’s ‘Cut From The Same Cloth’ Video

Junkyard’s third full length studio album, High Water made huge waves upon release, selling out of initial pressings and cracking Billboard‘s Top 25 Hard Rock Album Sales Chart.

Published

on

Fans and critic’s agree High Water, the band’s first album in full length 26 years, is among the strongest rock records released in 2017. Just as festival and club dates in the UK and US wrapped in August, Little Steven’s Underground Garage snagged the first single, “Faded” as the Coolest Song in the World (week of Sept. 17).

Continue Reading

Videos

Deep Purple Set Sail With Animated Video For ‘The Surprising’

The animated masterpiece follows the five heroes of our story – Ian Gillan, Ian Paice, Roger Glover, Don Airey, and Steve Morse – through a stormy ship cruise full of allusions and sees them riding off into the sunset.

Published

on

Deep Purple are setting sail into new waters with their first-ever animated video.

The official video for “The Surprising,” one of the fan favorite tracks from the internationally successful album inFinite, takes the viewer on a journey through the magical 50-year history of the band. With high attention to detail, the animated masterpiece follows the five heroes of our story – Ian Gillan, Ian Paice, Roger Glover, Don Airey, and Steve Morse – through a stormy ship cruise full of allusions and sees them riding off into the sunset.

The video was directed and illustrated by Matt Rooke, alongside director Peter Rogers, who also produced the video together with Craig Hooper and Collin Games, known from the Deep Purple movie documentary From Here To inFinite.

Deep Purple and earMUSIC also announce the release of the 97-minute documentary From Here To inFinite, which is due out in November 2017. It shows the history and origin of inFinite and provides a deep insight into the workings of the band for the first time on Blu-ray.

The Blu-ray further includes two hours of bonus material, including music videos such as “The Surprising,” three previously unreleased live videos (“Time For Bedlam,” “Birds Of Prey,” and “Smoke On The Water”), all filmed and recorded at Hellfest 2017, as well as in-depth behind the scenes footage, movie documentary outtakes, interviews, and an audio commentary by Deep Purple themselves — all previously unreleased.

In conjunction with the release of the Blu-ray, Deep Purple and earMUSIC are also releasing The infinite Live Recorings, Pt. 1 on a special 3-disc vinyl LP, produced by Bob Ezrin. This was recorded at Hellfest 2017, the biggest metal festival in France and contains a brand new previously unreleased 80 minute live performance.

Continue Reading

Trending