SKINLESS: Video For 'Skinless' Song

SKINLESS: Video For 'Skinless' Song

"Skinless", the new video from reunited New York death metallers SKINLESS, can be seen below. The track comes off the band's first new studio offering in nearly a decade, titled "Only The Ruthless Remain", which will be unleashed on CD, LP and digitally via Relapse on June 2 in North America.

The sadistic, seven-minute "Skinless" clip begins innocently enough before surging throat first into a horrific world of lethal injections, human flaying and general group-inflicted suffering as part of "some sort of Satanic cult ritual." A delightful exercise in SKINLESS's signature brand of butchering riffs and surgical precision, "Skinless" is punishing both sonically and visually.

Says SKINLESS vocalist Sherwood Webber, "The 'Skinless' video chronicles the sordid obsession of our accomplice, the Hudson Skinner. Captured by an equally ruthless Jim Brassard and his team, have a look into the sickened world of the Hudson Skinner set to song by your fiends in SKINLESS."

Adds Bloody Disgusting, who premiered the video trailer last week, "The video, which is incredibly NSFW for torture and gore, shows a man being slowly murdered by the band as well as a 'doctor,' who could easily have come from Rob Zombie's 'House Of 1,000 Corpses'. If you have issues with being skinned, avoid this video at all costs."

Featuring the band's classic late '90s lineup, SKINLESS's new CD is described in a press release as "a prime slab of truly brutal death metal." Recorded by Tom Case at Edie Road Studio and Doomsday Bunker Studio, both in upstate New York, with vocals tracked by Dave Otero (CEPHALIC CARNAGE, PRIMITIVE MAN) at Flatline Audio in Denver, Colorado, and mastered by Brad Boatright (OBITUARY, NAILS, INTEGRITY) at Audiosiege in Portland, Oregon, the effort boasts seven tracks of SKINLESS's signature fusion of punishing, concussively heavy grooves and surgically precise, blasting severity.

"Only The Ruthless Remain" includes artwork by Ken Sarafin.

Formed in 1992 in Albany, New York, SKINLESS has released four full-length albums and numerous EPs throughout its 20-plus-year career. After disbanding in 2011, the group is now back together with the classic "Progression Towards Evil" lineup (Sherwood Webber on vocals, Noah Carpenter on guitar, Joe Keyser on bass, Bob Beaulac on drums) plus the recent addition of Dave Matthews on second guitar.

SKINLESS 2015 is:

Sherwood Webber - Vocals
Noah Carpenter - Guitar
Dave Matthews - Guitar
Joe Keyser - Bass
Bob Beaulac - Drums

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