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HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD VIDEO DIRECTED BY SLIPKNOT'S CLOWN PREMIERES

12/12/2012

A new video for "We Are," the first single from Hollywood Undead's upcoming album Notes From The Underground, has been posted online. The clip was directed by Slipknot percussionist Shawn "Clown" Crahan, who also doubles as the director of all his band's DVDs and many of their music videos. Crahan recently made the leap into writing a full-length movie and his bandmate, singer Corey Taylor, told us not long ago that he thinks his bandmate will be an awesome film director as well: "You know Clown. He is so visually driven that there's no way he's not going to be an amazing director."

 

  • Crahan and Taylor launched their own production company, called Living, Breathing Films, last year.
  • Meanwhile, Hollywood Undead's Notes From The Underground arrives on January 8th as the follow-up to 2010's American Tragedy.
  • The group will embark on a short series of tour dates beginning on the day the record is released. Confirmed shows are (subject to change):
    January 8 - Hollywood, CA - The Key Club
    January 9 - Sacramento, CA - Ace Of Spades
    January 11 - Salt Lake City, UT - Club Sound
    January 12 - Denver, CO - Bluebird Theatre
    January 14 - St. Paul, MN - Station 4
    January 15 - Chicago, IL - The Bottom Lounge
    January 16 - Detroit, MI - St. Andrews Hall
    January 18 - New York, NY - The Gramercy Theatre
    January 21 - Cambridge, MA - Middle East
    January 22 - Montreal, QC - Corona Theatre
    January 23 - Toronto, ON - Virgin Mobile Mod Club

CHECK IT OUT: Watch the Clown-directed video for "We Are" (warning: explicit version):

LISTENERS' POLL: Who is the best rocker-turned-video-director?
1) Rob Zombie
2) Shawn "Clown" Crahan (Slipknot, others)
3) Marilyn Manson
4) Jared Leto (30 Seconds To Mars, under the name "Bartholomew Cubbins")

INTERNET COMMENTS at Blabbermouth -- agree or not?

blacktooth85 wrote: "Wow this looks great! Their masks look real cool yet also intimidating!! You can tell these guys mean business..."

RiotAct666 wrote: "Hot Topic mall rats would go crazy over this song..."

MostOfYouAreVirgins wrote: "I admit I love Slipknot but Shawn is a pretentious douchebag and Hollywood Undead licks d***."

tokenmetalhead wrote: "It sounds like Linkin Park. Or at least, that's the market it's going for. Chuggy nu metal rapping verse, droning melodo-whiny choruses. I couldn't stand the video for more than a minute."

Slipknot's Corey Taylor On Clown Directing Movies

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