Behind-the-scenes footage from the making of the official video for HELLYEAH's new single, "Hush", can be seen below. The clip was filmed last month with director Robert Sexton (SOULFLY, THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA, INCITE, DEATH ANGEL, THE DWARVES, CAVALERA CONSPIRACY, AMEN, MONDO GENERATOR, GENÖCIDE) in Hollywood, California.
Sexton previously worked with HELLYEAH on the "Sangre Por Sangre (Blood For Blood)" and "Moth" clips.
The "Hush" single was released on March 13 as part of "No More Week." The song's lyrics, written by vocalist Chad Gray, discuss his personal experience growing up in a home with domestic violence, and aim to shed light on a hidden subject while letting other survivors know that they are not alone.
Gray states: "The essence of the song is that there's something very empowering about the realization and recognition of where you are in life. Even in the darkest of times.
"It's human nature to adapt and overcome or at least find comfort on some level. Isolation is just that. Uncomfortable. But considering the alternative isolation becomes a womb or safe place. I lived that existence and music got me through those dark times. It saved my life. No matter how cold and lonely it felt, there was a voice speaking to me and that voice was music.
"When I listened to music, I interpreted the artists' message however I deemed it applicable to my life and surroundings, which Is why I write lyrics that are open-ended.
"I think the mantra of this song is no matter how alone you may feel, you're not alone. But it's up to you to speak out and expose your situation. If you let people know and let them in, you're not alone."
"Hush" is taken from HELLYEAH's fourth album, "Blood For Blood", which sold around 17,000 copies in its first week of release to land at No. 18 on the Billboard chart. The band's previous effort, 2011's "Band Of Brothers", opened with 19,000 copies back in July 2012 to debut at No. 19.
"Blood For Blood" was HELLYEAH's first album since parting ways with guitarist Greg Tribbett and bassist Bob "Zilla" Kahaha in late 2013.
The new members of HELLYEAH are bassist Kyle Sanders and touring guitarist Christian Brady.