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Judas The Dancer

From: Italy
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Judas The Dancer Releases New Video

Italy's post-metal metallurgists from Judas The Dancer are proud to present their new new video single titled "Post Pop Violence." The single is taken from an EP of the same name, which will be released in September. The new video was again directed by Visceravisions and can be seen below.

Asked about what the term "post pop violence" represents, the band commented: "Post pop violence is, before anything else, the only expression we could describe our sound and approach to composition: easy and listenable music, raw at times, depravated for the most part, groovy and enjoyable, irrespective of the genre. This song condenses this spirit somehow, so it deserved the title."

The inspiration for the song came from the band wondering "how much wine could have been consumed during the Last Supper? How raving the words of Christ could have sounded to the Apostles, despite all (it's claimed) they had seen him performing. It became a joke and the rest came by itself. The video is an extension of this story, with a brutal, gorish hint from Visceravisions. Sam Raimi mixed with the Gospels. Nonetheless it remains a joke and shouldn't be taken too seriously. It's just post pop violence after all."

Judas The Dancer plan to release a song every two / three weeks prior the official release of the EP in September. The group adds: “Next one will probably be 'Judas Saves,' which is one of the first song we wrote together and a sort of 'proclama' of our thoughts about what the world is becoming… More...

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Judas The Dancer Posts Faith No More Cover Video

Italian post-metal quartet Judas The Dancer is proud to release a cover video of Faith No More’s “Digging The Grave,” directed by Eklipse Media. The cover is also featured on the band’s upcoming EP titled "Post Pop Violence."

Asked about the inspiration behind choosing “Digging The Grave,” the band commented: “We chose ‘Digging The Grave’ the day we heard Faith No More‘s ‘Motherfucker’ because we felt it was time to give a tribute to one of the greatest band of all time. About the video, our friend Davide Cilloni (Eklipse Media) was in Italy and he wrote us 'hey, I’m gonna be back in Australia soon… Wanna do some metal together?!' At that time we had no idea or script for any videos and we were still mixing the album so the idea was 'let’s give him total freedom and just enjoy the metal' and so we did…”

The band goes on to say : “Faith No More is one of our biggest inspiration, in music of course as in the mood: the totally did whatever they wanted talking about genre but never forgot to let the people have fun and enjoy the music. Nowadays lots of bands crush their heads against walls trying to be 'interesting,' 'innovative,' or too much complicated and they just forget the point: music is made by the people for the people. Make your own sound, write cool songs but let the people understand you and enjoy your music all together. Faith No More always understood this. Judas The Dancer wants to learn the lesson since time changes, the power of music don’t.“ More...

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Judas The Dancer Posts New Video

Italian bizarro post-metal group Judas The Dancer just launched a lyric video for the song “Maradona Talking Heads,” taken from the band’s upcoming EP release "Post Pop Violence." The video is directed by Viscera Visions, and is available below.

The band previously commented that the story of “Maradona Talking Heads” is a “criticism to our country where mediocrity often prevails; it thrives behind an absurd sense of superiority, derived from our glorious past… which is just that: past.”

Talking further about what inspired the title of the song and the story, Judas The Dancer states: “When movie director Paolo Sorrentino was called on the stage to receive his (well deserved) Oscar, he pronounced a rather scarce speech, basically a silly list of far-fetched sources of inspiration. When we heard that, we thought it was a perfect portrayal of the typical Italian attitude: always try to be easy going and enjoyable, often giving up the chance to do or say something useful, important. The title of our song resonates with that exact attitude.

“If we really wanted to trace this attitude down our past history (meaning our tendency to always justify ourselves for our faults instead of facing them), we'd have plenty of clichés to tell. The only truth, though, is our country has been stuck for a while now... Old fashions, old habits. We have lived on inherited glory for too long and now that we're getting short of it we try to replace it with smoke and tricks. Just like this answer, see? Smoky and quite empty (we, as Italians, must be biased after all)."

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