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Havok Releases "From The Cradle To The Grave" Music Video

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Denver thrashers Havok have premiered their latest video for the song “From The Cradle To The Grave," taken from the 2012 EP, "The Point Of No Return." Check out the clip below.

The video, directed by Roy Warner, was filmed on location in Detroit during the band’s final tour of 2012 alongside Skeletonwitch. The premiere coincides with the band’s continued work on an upcoming third full-length album.

Discussing the song’s lyrical inspiration, vocalist/guitarist Dave Sanchez says, “‘From The Cradle To The Grave’ is about America's first serial killer, H.H. Holmes. In the late 1800s, in Chicago, Holmes built a hotel specifically with murder in mind. It included doors that opened up to brick walls, staircases that lead to nowhere, and one-way rooms that once you entered, you never came out. He was a religious man and firmly believed that since he was born, the Devil was at his side. That being said, bang your head.”

Havok will hit the road next week, teaming with Goatwhore and The Casualties. The dates will feature new bassist Michael Joseph Leon. Sanchez notes, “as many people have already heard, we recently parted ways with bassist Jesse De Los Santos. It was a mutual split and we wish Jesse all the best. I’d like to thank Jesse for the four years of killing it in studio and on stage. With that being said, we’d like to introduce our new four-string monster, Mike Leon. Mike is a fantastic bassist and a veteran of the road from his years of touring with The Absence. We are very happy to have him on board.”

Leon comments, “I'm completely honored to be a part of such a well-oiled machine and to have the opportunity to play with these dudes is a dream come true! Not only is HAVOK one of my favorite new heavy metal bands out in the scene, but the guys in the band are a few of the best dudes I know! You can definitely look forward to us kickin' lots of ass together this year, and for many years to come.”

Havok expects to complete all work on a new record in the coming weeks. Album information and special pre-order details will be announced shortly.

4/01/2013 Launchpad - Albuquerque, NM
4/02/2013 Rocky Point - Tempe, AZ
4/03/2013 The Observatory - Santa Ana, CA
4/04/2013 The Vex - Los Angeles, CA
4/05/2013 Cheyenne Saloon - Las Vegas, NV w/ Goatwhore only
4/06/2013 The Oakland Metro - Oakland, CA
4/07/2013 The Alley - Reno, NV
4/08/2013 The Branx - Portland, OR
4/09/2013 Studio Seven - Seattle, WA
4/11/2013 The Venue - Boise, ID w/ Suffocation, Exhumed, Jungle Rot, Rings of Saturn
4/13/2013 In the Venue - Salt Lake City, UT w/ Suicidal Tendencies

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1. silvermountains writes:

sad Jesse isn't apart of the band anymore, he was awesome

great clip

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2. You writes:

These guys turned into a pretty decent band. I remember them passing out flyers as teens after shows. Still have a few.

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3. deathbringer writes:

Silvermountains, who is Jesse? I haven't followed the band closely or know the members, but they have become one of my favorite modern thrash bands - everything Warbringer was hyped to be, but better, IMO.

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4. silvermountains writes:

jesse was there bassist. he left the band couple weeks back for mutual reasons, but he was an awesome guy to talk to at shows and an awesome member of the band, one of the nicest guys in the band.

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