TR Hell is a staff video pick from the black depths of the abyss itself.
Animated music videos used to be a staple of MTV, y’know, back when ANY music videos used to be a staple of MTV. It was a great way for heavier, more offbeat acts to gain mainstream attention, from Green Jelly’s Three Little Pigs:
To any number of classic Tool videos:
Here we have the latest in a proud tradition, Smash A Single Digit from UK Grindcore Legends Napalm Death.
An animated nightmare featuring an unlucky soul’s literal trip through a meat grinder, in addition to the awesome vocal performance from Mark “Barney” Greenway, brought to life here by the rotoscoping technique similar to Richard Linklater’s Waking Life and A Scanner Darkly.
ND’s latest record, “Apex Predator – Easy Meat” was released January 27th, 2005 on Century Media Records, and it’s a punch in the mouth. They are currently wrapping up a tour of the West Coast before heading to Australia and New Zealand in April. Catch them if you can.