Welcome to the LOUDEST DOT COM ON THE PLANET!
KNAC.COM
LISTEN NOW!WATCH NOW! LOGIN JOIN
KNAC Magazine KNAC ON-AIR TALENT KNAC Downloads KNAC Contests KNAC Store
News

CATTLE DECAPITATION Debut New Short Film The Unerasable Past

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Thursday, November 21, 2019 @ 1:42 PM


By Wes Benscoter

- advertisement -
Shot during summer and fall 2019, this elaborate music video showcases the striking universe of Wes Benscoter's art in conjunction with the concepts brought into play by CATTLE DECAPITATION in stunning 4K glory. The video is the culmination of a fruitful 18 year long relationship between the band and the world renown artist and is the first ever music video of his vastly expansive career, which includes having worked with such metal mainstays as SLAYER, KREATOR, DIO, NILE, AUTOPSY, BROKEN HOPE, among many others. Having worked with him for so many years and being admirers of his 2009 award-winning short film, Hold Your Fire, the band was honored to take this next step with him and seize this opportunity to give the world something special: an emotionally captivating short film by one of the top masters of timeless metal art.

CATTLE DECAPITATION's vocalist and art director Travis Ryan had this to say about this first-of-its-kind event: "When Wes told me he would be down to do a music video for us, my jaw dropped. Having a music video that is completely married to the album artwork and color palette was something I had always wanted to do but never thought it could be a reality. As you can see from our lyrics, there's not a lot of hope floating around, so when he offered up his creative hands for a music video, we snapped to it, and along the way, it became a much more formidable force by taking the form of a short film. This worked perfectly, considering the last 12 minutes of the album not only make up two tracks that become one long emotional journey with enough monolithic peaks and valleys to rival the Andes of Argentina to the Rockies of Colorado, but the tracks themselves scream for such a treatment. The scope of the video matches the scope of the album Death Atlas, which is meant to be listened to from beginning to the end in its entirety as is the video. Wes Benscoter has proven that he is a master of art, incorporating various mediums into one disastrously beautiful extinction-level art film."

Wes Benscoter comments: "I've never had any real interest in doing a music video until we started planning the photos for the album layout and I thought man, this could be a great opportunity to make the kind of film I like. Grim, atmospheric, and topical. Created with a mix of old-school practical effects, some digital tricks and an insane amount of sand and fog. I used every trick in the book to try to do justice to CATTLE's apocalyptic nightmare soundtrack."

Watch The Unerasable Past A Short Film by Wes Benscoter - featuring the album tracks "The Unerasable Past" and "Death Atlas" - now on KNAC.COM HERE.

Death Atlas will purge the Earth on Black Friday, Nov. 29th, 2019 via Metal Blade Records. The previously released tracks, "One Day Closer To The End Of The World" and "Bring Back The Plague", can be heard at: metalblade.com/cattledecapitation - where Death Atlas can also be pre-ordered in the following formats:

  • jewelcase-CD
  • cassette
  • deluxe box set (wooden box, digipak CD w/ bonus track, dead gold marbled vinyl, 7", embossed metal pin, backpatch, poster - limited to 750 copies)
  • "Solarcide" - amber marbled vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 2000 copies)
  • "Vomiting Lava" - clear w/ lemon, orange, red splatter vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 500 copies)
  • "Pestilence" - metallic gold w/ black splatter vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 1000 copies)
  • "Blood Moon" - red w/ black smoke vinyl (US exclusive - limited to 500 copies)
  • 180g black vinyl (EU exclusive)
  • "The Surface of the Sun" red/white/orange/yellow marbled vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 500 copies)
  • "Choking Sulfur" orange/white/red/black vinyl (EU exclusive - limited to 300 copies)
  • "Carbonized" clear / black marbled vinyl (Impericon exclusive - limited to 200 copies)
  • "Radiation Warning" yellow / black vinyl (limited to 200 copies) *SOLD OUT
  • "Insidiousness" black splatter vinyl (EU webshop exclusive - limited to 100 copies) *SOLD OUT
* exclusive bundles with shirts and merch items, plus digital options are also available!

Death Atlas tracklisting

  • "Anthropogenic: End Transmission"
  • "The Geocide"
  • "Be Still Our Bleeding Hearts"
  • "Vulturous"
  • "The Great Dying"
  • "One Day Closer to the End of the World"
  • "Bring Back the Plague"
  • "Absolute Destitute"
  • "The Great Dying II"
  • "Finish Them"
  • "With All Disrespect"
  • "Time's Cruel Curtain"
  • "The Unerasable Past"
  • "Death Atlas"


Please log in to view RANTS

If you don't have a username, click here to create an account!

Username: 
Password: 

Message: 
 
 

 





 Recent News
Represent! Get Your KNAC.COM Bumper Sticker
Happenings This Week on KNAC.COM
THE CONTORTIONIST Release "1979" Music Video
GILBY CLARKE Shares First New Music In 17 Years With Single "Rock N Roll Is Getting Louder"
RINGWORM Announce Spring US Headline Tour Dates
DUST BOLT’s Rebirth Continues With Full Force New Single “Chaos Possession”
THE AMITY AFFLICTION Launch "Forever" Video
CIRITH UNGOL Unveil New Album Details For Forever Black
MOVEMENTS Confirm Spring 2020 Tour
Inaugural KNOTFEST AT SEA Lineup Announced
NILE Announce The "Vile Nilotic Rites Part II" Tour
FM Announce New Album, Synchronized
THE NIGHT FLIGHT ORCHESTRA Release "Transmisssions" Video
HELLYEAH Forges Ahead With "The Perseverance Tour"
PEARL JAM Release "Superblood Wolfmooon" Video, Single
ALTER BRIDGE Announce Spring Headline Tour
ABORTED Unveil New EP La Grande Mascarade
DIRTY HONEY Add More "Rolling 7's" Tour Dates
HATEBREED Return With First New Song In Four Years, "When The Blade Drops"
AMARANTHE Drop Video For New Digital Single "Do Or Die (feat. Angela Gossow)"
STATIC-X Releases Video, First Single "Hollow"
PRIMUS To Pay Tribute To RUSH With "Tribute To Kings" Summer Tour
FU MANCHU Celebrates 30 Years With Massive Global Tour
DEMONS & WIZARDS Launch "Wolves In Winter" Video
PHEAR Reveal First Live Album The Curse Lives On
DEF LEPPARD Announce Select '20/20 Vision' Fall Tour Dates
BIFF BYFORD Launches Romantic Video For "Me And You"
OTHERWISE Confirm March And April Tour Dates
CANDLEMASS Premiere Lyric Video For "Porcelain Skull"
THE PRETTY RECKLESS Set To Return To The Road
MAJESTY Release "Words Of Silence" Video
STITCHED UP HEART Stream New Track "Straitjacket"
KORN, FAITH NO MORE Announce Summer North American Co-Headline Tour
Former JUDAS PRIEST Guitarist K.K DOWNING Returns With New Band KK's PRIEST
OZZY OSBOURNE Cancels 2020 'NO MORE TOURS 2' North American Dates
HOLLYWOOD UNDEAD, BAD WOLVES Join For Co-Headline Tour
THE DEAD DAISIES Confirm European Summer Dates
KVELERTAK Unveil New Song "Fanden Ta Dette Hull"
RIVAL SONS Announce New North American Tour
MONOLITH ON THE MESA Unveils 2020 Band Lineup
WILDSTREET Reveal Additional ‘Kings Of The World Tour 2020‘ US Tour Dates
MARYLAND DOOM FEST Announces 2020 Daily Lineups
SEPULTURA Unleash New Video For "Means To An End"
ELUVEITIE Confirm 2020 Fall North American Tour
MY DYING BRIDE Drop New Track "Tired Of Tears"
DEFTONES Announce Summer US Tour Dates
MEGADETH, LAMB OF GOD Announce For Co-Headline Summer Tour
NIGHTWISH Release First Single, Video For "Noise"
TESLA Unveils New Album Five Man London Jam
OZZY OSBOURNE Announces Worldwide Tattoo Event, Listening Party, Los Angeles In-Store Signing
GREY DAZE Set Release Date For Amends Album
CREMATORY Releases New Single, Video For "Unbroken"
DARKEST HOUR Announces 25th Anniversary West Coast North American Tour
AUGUST BURNS RED Announce New Album Guardians
QUEENSRYCHE Release Lyric Video For "Portrait"
INKCARCERATION Music and Tattoo Festival Announces 2020 Daily Lineups
LAMB OF GOD Releases First New Music in Five Years, “Checkmate”, From Upcoming Self-Titled Album
COMBICHRIST Confirm Spring U.S. Tour With KING 810
CROBOT Debuts Signature Coffee Blend, CHUPAJAVA
AXEL RUDI PELL Set To Release Sign Of The Times Album
THE HU Announce New U.S. Festival, Headline Dates
THE BLACK DAHLIA MURDER Unveil New Album Details For Verminous
JINJER Releases Live Video "On The Top"
SNAKEYES Reveal Evil Must Die Album Details
OKILLY DOKILLY Unveil New Single “Slaughterhouse”, “When The Comet Gets Here Tour”
New BON SCOTT Book, A ROCKIN’ ROLLIN’ MAN: BON SCOTT REMEMBERED, Marks 40 Years Since His Passing
SLIPKNOT Announce KNOTFEST ROADSHOW 2020
'A BOWIE CELEBRATION' Returns To North America
DEMISE OF THE CROWN Drop "My Mind Is Free" Video
ASKING ALEXANDRIA Announce 'Like A House On Fire' Tour
HEAVY PETTIN' To Release 4 Play EP On Valentine's Day
ANGEL, STARZ Announce April 'Spirit Of '76' Tour Dates
BLACKTOP MOJO Release Music Video For "It Won't Last"
CANDLEMASS Reveal New EP The Pendulum Details
TESTAMENT Announce North American Tour
THE UNITY Set For New Album Pride
SAMMY HAGAR, WHITESNAKE Join Up For Summer Tour
MY CHEMICAL ROMANCE Announce 2020 Reunion Tour
HAKEN Confirm Exclusive North America Headline Shows
KATATONIA Reveal New Album Details For City Burials
BLUE OYSTER CULT Announces New Live Release 40th Anniversary - Agents Of Fortune - Live 2016
LORD DYING Drop "Freed From The Pressures Of Time" Video
AYREON Set For Electric Castle Live And Other Tales Album
INTRONAUT Launches New Single "Pangloss"
DEF LEPPARD To Release The Early Years 79-81 Box Set
NAPALM DEATH Confirm Spring North American Headline Tour
DAVEY SUICIDE Debuts Music Video For "Animal"
PALAYE ROYALE Announce 'The Bastards' North America Headline Tour
VANDENBERG Return With Brand New Album, Lineup
TESTAMENT Return With New Album Titans Of Creation
TOM KEIFER Launches "Hype" Video
RICHIE KOTZEN Set To Release 50 For 50 Album
VADER Stream New Track "Shock And Awe"
AGNOSTIC FRONT Announces Co-Headlining East Coast Tour With SICK OF IT ALL
THE WORD ALIVE Launch "No Way Out" Video
LUCIFER Debut First New Single "Ghosts"
ORIGIN Announce 'Occupation Domination' North American Tour
DELAIN Drops New Video For "Ghost House Heart"
YOB Announce 2020 US & European Tour Dates
LAMB OF GOD Guitarist MARK MORTON Launches PEARL JAM Cover Video For "Black"
SYSTEM OF A DOWN Drummer JOHN DOLMAYAN Set For Debut Solo Album These Grey Men
MONUMENTS Release Single, Video For "Animus"
DISTURBED Announces The Sickness 20th Anniversary Tour
HAREM SCAREM To Change The World With New Album
FIT FOR AN AUTOPSY Drop New Video For "Warfare"
ABYSMAL DAWN Unveil New Album Phylogenesis Details
WEDNESDAY 13 Debuts Lyric Video For "Monster", Featuring CRISTINA SCABBIA Of LACUNA COIL
CROWBAR's KIRK WINDSTEIN Debuts JETHRO TULL Cover For "Aqualung"
ALLEN/OLZEN To Release Debut Album Worlds Apart
ALTER BRIDGE Release New Single "Godspeed"
BRANT BJORK (KYUSS, FU MANCHU) Set For Release Of Self-Titled New Album
1349 Unleash "Through Eyes Of Stone" Video
IN THIS MOMENT Announce New Album Mother
ANNIHILATOR Stream New Single "Dressed Up For Evil"
DON JAMIESON Reveals New Album Denim & Laughter
ROCKLAHOMA Announces 2020 Band Lineup
PEARL JAM Reveal New Album Gigaton, Tour Dates
MONSTER MAGNET Announces “A Celebration of Powertrip” North American Tour
KREATOR Unleashes "Violent Revolution" Live Video
DANKO JONES Confirms California Dates With JUNKYARD
AMBERIAN DAWN Release New Album Title Track Video “Looking For You”
ALICE COOPER Announces Tour Dates With TESLA, LITA FORD
RED Unveils New Album Declaration
LAMB OF GOD Guitarist MARK MORTON Launches "All I Had to Lose" Video
NAPALM DEATH Announce New 7"/Digital EP, Logic Ravaged By Brute Force
Radio Legend LOU BRUTUS Reveals First Book, Sonic Warrior: My Life as a Rock N Roll Reprobate
HARDLINE Set For Life Live Live CD/DVD
BLACK STAR RIDERS Release New Video For "In The Shadow Of The War Machine"
OZZY OSBOURNE Reveals He Has Parkinsons's Disease
THE THREE TREMORS Unleash "Sonic Suicide" Video
NIGHTWISH Announce New Album HUMAN. :II: NATURE.
GREY DAZE (CHESTER BENNINGTON’s PRE-LINKIN PARK Band) Launch "What's In The Eye" Single
POWERWOLF To Release Best Of The Blessed Album
WE CAME AS ROMANS Drop "From The First Note" Video
POSSESSED Announces "Revelations Of The Ancients" North American Tour 2020
STONE TEMPLE PILOTS Release "Fare Thee Well" Video
DRAGONFORCE Announces 2020 USA Headlining Trek
SNAKEYES Launches "The Evil Dead" Single, Video
JOE SATRIANI Reveals Coming New Album Shapeshifter
BLACK SWAN Stream New Song "BIG Disaster"
KISS KRUISE X Returns October 30 – November 4, 2020
VINNIE MOORE To Release New Album Soul Shifter In Europe/UK
Ex-SKID ROW Frontman JOHNNY SOLINGER Announces Houston Headline Show To Celebrate 20 Year Anniversary Of Joining Band
BEHEMOTH Release Official Video For "Rom 5:8"
SLEEPING WITH SIRENS, THE AMITY AFFLICATION Announce Co-Headline Tour
BAD WOLVES Unleash "Sober" Video
BETWEEN THE BURIED AND ME Celebrate 20 Years With U.S. Tour
KORPIKLAANI Unleash New Digital Single "Beer Kill Kill"
VOLBEAT Announce 15 U.S. Headline Dates For Spring
HEAVEN SHALL BURN Release New Double Video For "Protector" And "Weakness Leaving My Heart"
MINISTRY Announces 2020 'THE INDUSTRIAL STRENGTH TOUR'
REVOLUTION SAINTS Drop Lyric Video For "Closer"
SYLOSIS Present Crushing New Single "Calcified"





HOME | MAGAZINE | ON-AIR | DOWNLOADS | CONTESTS | STORE | HELP

©2020 KNAC.COM. All Rights Reserved.    Link to us    Advertise with us    Privacy policy
 Latest News