Video of the Week: Metal Coma
Posted by RiffRaff
If you’ve been reading this blog for a while you probably noticed I have a thing for super cheesy music videos. Something about them always puts a smile on my face. It may be the innocence of them or just the fact that the band, directors, and crew involved are just having fun and that positive energy transmits to me. What ever it is, the cheesier and sillier it is the more I like it. Last year I came across a video by the Cleveland, Ohio based band Alternate Reality and their video for “The King that Never Was”. It blew me away with its pure cheesiness. It was hands down the most awesomely awful video I’ve ever seen. The medieval LARPers, the goofy song, the Oscar worthy acting, the mind blowing special effects. Oh man did I laugh. If Alternate Reality set out to entertain the masses they have achieved that goal in spades.
Well, after achieving internet stardom for said video, they are now back with the follow-up lesson in cheese. Returning to the directors chair is Cleveland lawyer extraordinaire and band front man Steve Delchin and he brings you his latest vision, “Metal Coma”. Instead of following the Arthurian themes of the last he pulls a 180 and goes for a throwback to old school 80’s thrash videos and horror movies. The video is about some psychos who have an over-exposure to ‘heavy metals’ and go insane. Nice, simple, to the point, and damn fun. Shot at the Ohio State Reformatory in Mansfield, Ohio, fans of the films The Shawshank Redemption (and if you’re not a fan of that movie, well, I pity you) and Air Force One may recognize the famous prison. Give the video a watch, enjoy the song, have a laugh, and let us know what you thought down in the comments. Enjoy!! Peace Love and Metal!!!!
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Posted on July 13, 2012, in Video of the Week and tagged Alternate Reality, Cheese, entertainment, metal, Metal Coma, Music, Music Videos, ohio state reformatory, Video of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.