Metal Insider Top 5: Videos of the week, 10/7

Posted by on October 7, 2016


Whether you are looking to awaken your spiritual self, walk through a land of the strange or just to headbang, well, this week’s music videos captures all of the above. You will notice a mix of hard rock elements, gothic undertones, and bizarre animations. Here are this week’s top five music videos.


5)  MAMMOTH MAMMOTH – “Sick (Of Being Sick)”

Kicking off with a classic Rock ‘n’ Roll sound is Mammoth Mammoth’s new video for “Sick (of Being Sick)” from the album Volume IV: Hammered Again under Napalm Records. It consists of compiled footage from live shows that were recorded in England, Germany, France, Switzerland, and Belgium. It showcases their edgy vibe which continues to reveal these Australian rockers style.


4)  The Answer – Solas

Moving towards a spiritual direction, Irish rockers The Answer released a new music video for the song “Solas.” It is the title track for the new album set to release on October 28 via Napalm Records. The video follows a woman who appears to be resurrected as she travels through the woods and encounters darkness. The song has a folk arrangement, as it moves in a less bombastic tone.  


3) The 69 Eyes – Lady Darkness

Finnish gothic metallers The 69 Eyes revealed the new video “Lady Darkness” from the album Universal Monsters which released last April under Nuclear Blast. The video slightly reminds me of the 1987 movie The Lost Boys by the way certain parts are framed showcasing the different landscapes. It gives off this gothic eeriness, while the song embraces the dark.  


2)  KoRn – A Different World

KoRn is notorious for their unique animated videos since the nineties and “A Different World” featuring Corey Taylor is no different. Coming from their upcoming album The Serenity of Suffering which will be released in just a few weeks on October 21st via Roadrunner Records. The video moves with a bizarre claymation character as he walks through this “Different World” as he notices a few changes that occur to himself.


1)  Avatar  “Night Never Ending”

The Swedish metal outfit Avatar revealed the creepy video “Night Never Ending” off of the concept album Feathers & Flesh that was released in May. The video follows a young girl who has been kidnapped by masked creatures in the woods as a search party looks for her. It’s a horrific creative adventure as it captures the upbeat tune with the contrasting dark imagery.

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