Friday, March 7, 2014

Friday Night Videos Friday March 7th, 2014--Ideal Zero, Saence, Gus G, Gamma Ray, King Parrot & More




The intro video has changed slightly as I was able to get three of the members of Ideal Zero to do a little intro for the show, have a look below.

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This week I am bringing you some more Independent music videos  a good number of what you see are written by the labels/PR/Publicists for the band(s) so to make it clear what is what from now on my  writing will be in red and the others in blue.

So onto the videos:

First because they were so kind to do the intro for the show I asked Irina if they would be interested in doing an intro and in less than an hour she had sent it to my email, so thank you to all the members that did that for me. The first video(s) will be by:

Ideal Zero:


So I had asked Irina about some info on their new video they shot recently: Before We Drown, she responded.

We didn't set out to make this video. We didn't have an idea or a plot or any intention on making a video at all. I was bored one day and took a few shots in my backyard with my iphone. We liked the way it looked so we took a few more shots and said "hey why not make this into a video" So there was no plot or idea, we just had to take the shots we had and make it make some kind of sense. It took me only a few hours to film the video and then it took several weeks of planning and editing to make it all come together. The end result was cooler than we anticipated so we decided to post it. Initially we just did it for fun but we were proud of how it came out on just using an iphone. All the shots were taken in my house or backyard and all in one day. It makes you look at things with an entirely new perspective. One of the shots is of grease on our stove, though you'd never think that. It makes you see everything as a potential canvas and makes you ask "how can I make this look cool" or "how can I see this in a different light"







In the next video is a Behind The Scenes video of them recording their first EP.



Now we have Gus G.
Gus G. has spent the past decade quietly affirming his place as one of metal's reigning guitar virtuosos. He has recorded more than a dozen studio albums, performed around the world as a member of acts ranging from Arch Enemy and Dream Evil to his own band Firewind, and has been Ozzy Osbourne's guitarist since being personally handpicked by the heavy metal legend in August 2009. Now, with the release of his first-ever solo album 'I Am The Fire' on Century Media Records, the fleet-fingered Greek fret-shredder will embark on the next chapter of his history-shaping career.



Now we have : Gamma Ray


A record that almost wasn't, Empire Of The Undead was composed throughout 2013 with Eike Freese (Dark Age) at the mixing desk alongside bassist/co-writer, Dirk Schl├Ąchter, and was nearing completion before Hammer Studios, their home, rehearsal space, and meeting point for many metal bands throughout Germany, had burned down leaving much of its contents in ruins. Fortunately, theEmpire Of The Undead masters managed to make it through unscathed. "If this could not stop us, nothing ever will," joked light-hearted GAMMA RAY vocalist Kai Hansen, adding that, "We got rid of a lot of shit that we gathered there. Unfortunately, a lot of good equipment as well. Anyhow, we look towards the future, we saved the production and we can continue now in this new place."




Yet another band from the VQM Roster and the music was the lead into the show tonight, the song is from Saence.




Next we have   Cursed 13



Cursed 13 advocates the Devils work in words,music and action!

Cursed 13-- Death 'N' Roll Music Video(click here)



Next: Monsterworks--Voyager



13.7 billion years in the making, Eat Lead and Die Music is pleased to announce the impending release of MONSTERWORKS’ Universe on March 11th, 2014.  The album will be available as a download and special edition numbered digipak 5.1 surround mix on DVD signed by the band, with lyric booklet.
Vocalist/Guitarist Jon had this to say about the themes surrounding the album:

"This is our follow up to Monsterworks :: Earthfrom last year.  We wanted to top ourselves conceptually, so how to surpass an album about the life cycle of Earth from birth to death?  It could only be an album about the life cycle of the Universe from birth to death.  At least it started out that way with lyrics exploring big bang to heat death, but it gets a little philosophical along the way considering the path mankind might take in its evolution.  It is a bloody long time until the last black hole evaporates.'






There is a group from Australia that I have been given the opportunity to interview at one point and even reviewed their four EP's and now their first album "Turn The People" is out and here is the first video from it.



 

Staying in the same country I give you 
King Parrot

Among Australia's most lethal and extreme new bands, KING PARROT will be touring in support of their Bite Your Head Off full-length released via Candlelight Records last year. Produced by Jason Fuller (Blood Duster, Dern Rutlidge) and Adam Calaitzis (Damaged, Abramelin), the record manages to capture the raw intensity of their live shows, defying genres with a cross section attack of thrash, grind, punk and hardcore. Beat.com crowned the record, "a calculated piece of extreme art, with strong musicianship and a production job skilfully left just on the right side of raw and dirty," in a 9/10 score Ghost Cult boasts, "its ceaseless brutality will do much more than just rip your head off... from start to finish it tears you limb from limb," while the Metal Observer adds, "Whether it's 'Dead End,' the shortest, meanest track on the album, or 'Cold Steel Probe,' an infectious onslaught of multi-leveled grind that has no qualms about dragging coffins or simply setting them afire, KING PARROT's Bite Your Head Off is a no-brainer, comfortably taking a seat next to other 2012 entries like Strong Intention's Razorblade Express, Mulletcorpse's Disinfect, and Kess'khtak's Nurturing Conditions For Rupture. Killer stuff."


Thank you for watching/listening
Sincerely
Anthony Nadeau

P.S. The idea to get bands to do intro's into shows etc is nothing new I thought the idea was cool when I used to watch The Power Hour on MuchMusic here in Canada, which sadly is just called Much and mostly plays Reality Television now.