Slayer Complete ‘Repentless’ Video Trilogy With Gore-Splattered ‘Pride in Prejudice’
The bloodshed continues… Slayer just completed their Repentless video trilogy with another over-the-top gorefest for “Pride in Prejudice.”
As extreme thrash pioneers, Slayer already set the bar very high for audio violence. For Repentless, the quartet chose to push the boundaries further with gruesome videos for “Repentless” and “You Against You.” The two clips detail a prisoner’s bloody escape before being wrangled up once again by authorities. In the conclusion of Slayer’s Repentless trilogy, the police take a dark turn, forcing our protagonist (Jason Trost) to make a life-or-death choice in a basement filled with Nazi imagery.
Machete badass Danny Trejo returns for “Pride in Prejudice” and for the first time is placed in a helpless position. Things take some very wrong turns for the cops and prisoners, leaving bodies, entrails and few survivors. “It was a pleasure working with BJ [McDonnell, director] on this project,” says Slayer’s Kerry King. “Slayer is notorious for letting the artist be the artist, the producer be the producer, and the director be the director, etc. By doing this we get a completely unique perspective that never really strays far from our own. Get ready for video three. It’s my favorite!!”
“I’m particularly excited about this third video,” says McDonnell, “because we played with stylistic differences with the trilogy. Where one video plays like an action film, this third one is more of a dramatic piece. The final story takes us into a world that is especially sinister in tone, with the dark and the light colliding. The conclusion is visually cinematic and harsh, with Slayer conducting us through it all with ‘Pride in Prejudice.'”
If you’ve got the stomach, watch Slayer’s new video for “Pride in Prejudice” above!
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