Cro-Mags are preparing to drop their long awaited album after 20 years titled In the Beginning and have unveiled a new song to support the release. The “From the Grave” video features Motörhead guitarist Phil Campbell and was directed by Brian Raida. Cro-Mags vocalist and bassist Harley Flanagan spoke with Revolver about the idea for the video.
“The idea for the video is that I’m rising from the grave and going on a mission — like I came back from the dead to become the Grim Reaper himself.
I think anybody who knows the history of this band and of my life will get it. It starts off at Woodlawn Cemetery in the Bronx, where I will be buried with my family and in-laws. In the opening shot, the grave I’m in front of is actually my mother’s.”
Flanagan also commented on Campbell’s involvement,
“Phil is one of my favorite guitarists of all time, and I still can’t believe I have him playing on one of my songs! I am so honored. The B-roll of Phil was shot by his son Todd Campbell at his recording studio in Wales, U.K.”
In the Beginning drops June 19 and you can pre-order your copy here.