The video was animated by Oliver Jones of Better Feeling Films in the UK. It took five hours to film the band and story footage and roughly 60 days to animate. Oliver was the only person working on the project, from shooting the live action footage to animating the entire video. The process he used is called 'rotoscoping', which involves tracing over footage, frame by frame. Frontman Josh commented: "Leech is the second single off the new album. I would say the album is probably our heaviest to date but this song showcases a more melodic and stripped back side to what we do. It's a really dark, sinister doomy sounding song and we thought it would be cool to try something a bit different for the video and have it reflect the vibe of the music. We've always wanted to have an animated music video and it allows for a bit more creativity and makes it stand out.
Welcome Scribbler Metalheads! Is there a better way to start any day than with some animation? No, no there isn't. Old Man Feind found this one this morning so it's time to share it with you. Plus it's Sylosis so how can you really go wrong?
UK thrashers Sylosis have been fairly impressive so far and this new video for their upcoming album, Dormant Heart, doesn't disappoint. Sylosis isn't straight up old school thrash mixing in some melo-death as well as a few other things but at their heart they are still a thrash band. So far they haven't disappointed and it doesn't look like Dormant Heart will be any exception. I shared a very early released track quite some time ago but late last week they dropped an incredible new animated vid for the song Leech. It is exceptional and this is what the band themselves had to say about it:
Dormant Heart comes out January 12th via Nuclear Blast. Pre-order your copy at the Nuclear Blast Webstore or on Amazon. Stay up to date with all the band's news & notes by following them on Facebook and/or Twitter.
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