Cattle Decapitation release Kingdom Of Tyrants music video

Cattle Decapitation have released a brand new music video for ‘Kingdom Of Tyrants’ which appears on their forthcoming album ‘Monolith Of Inhumanity.’ The album will be released on the 7th May via Metal Blade Records. Watch the video over at Bloody Disgusting right now.

Singer Travis Ryan comments: “We’ve kicked around the idea of doing a mini-film out of a song that has a big intro for years now and when I saw Mitch Massie’s work on one of our friends’ videos, we knew he would be the one to pull it off. We had no idea he would bring it to a level such as this though. The ‘Kingdom of Tyrants’ mini-film completely levelled our expectations. Having given him director styles I would have liked to see used such as Matthew Barney, Harmony Korine and Ridley Scott, I still never assumed we would have received something so in line with what we had in mind for this as what you see here with this video. It’s disturbing. It’s thought-provoking. Its 100% Cattle Decapitation and in the direction we’ve been heading. Massie is the man and this is by far the best video we’ve ever had the pleasure to be a part of.”

Director Mitch Massie adds: “I acknowledge that I will rightfully burn in some subdivision of Hell for even attempting a rough tribute to Kubrick, but at least I will make Hell a home with Cattle Decapitation and a few other damned risk-takers as neighbors. When Travis and I spoke about the concept it was a comforting fact that he too had reservations about picking fruits from the Kubrick tree. It wasn’t until the first night of production was over and we sat down to watch the shaky rough footage when a rather sardonic thought sparked the flint that ignited the funeral pyre in me, ‘fuck it, while we are here, as parts of our generation that dry-humps references in an over-saturated landfill of technological trinkets — where nothing is sacred — anyway, we might as well bury the rest of the masters in the filth they inspired in us and enter our homes justified. I’m a soulless ginger anyway so what do I care about these new risks of damnation when I never had a chance to begin with?’ Every move made in a music video production is dictated only by the song and when listening to the ‘The Monolith’ and/or ‘Kingdom of Tyrants’ can one truly feel it is anything but a beautiful damnation? I will never know but can only hope that I married images with the song so well that the monolith may swing back around with a chance to evolve, or completely de-evolve into some foul animal, and do another damned project for this incendiary and all around amazing band.”

     

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