Yell Magazine - Back From Beyond
Floridian Death Metal pioneers, Massacre, are back with a new full-length album in 20 years. Scheduled to hit North American shelves on April 1, 2014, Back from Beyond is no fucking joke — even if the album’s debut video for the title track does look to be inspired by Dethklok. Of course we understand that not everything that combines heavy metal and cartoons is related to Dethklok, which is cool, Massacre could have just as easily been inspired by Scooby-Doo for this. There is a van in the video after all.
At any rate, Decibel Magazine has calledBack from Beyond, “pure Florida death metal, the way it was meant to be played from the Sunshine State.” If you don’t believe that, then check out the video and track in the player above, and prepare to have your ears raped.
The video for “Back From Beyond” was directed by Doug Cook and animated by Nick Johnson and Ryder McLean. Terry Butler (bass) comments:
That’s right, this video definitely has a horror vibe. As you’ll see, it features Massacre arriving at and playing a show. The fans are having a great time… until vampires strike. By some occult force, Massacre summons a beast from beyond (see what I did there?), which then kills everyone but the band. In the end, Massacre plays for a pile of corpses. Blood and metal unite!