ISRAELI THRASHERS SHREDHEAD PUT THE WORLD IN A HEADLOCK IN THEIR NEW VIDEO
One doesn’t immediately think of Israel when considering the future home of thrash metal, but Shredhead is here to show the world what’s up. The Modi’in-based quintet play the kind of crunchy, all-fists thrash that one would normally expect to find in Queens or Sweden. Then again, the band’s journey hasn’t been an entirely easy one — two of their members served in separate intelligence units of the Israeli army, and they all make loud, brutal music despite pressure from their strict Israeli families. So though they may not come from one of thrash’s hallowed breeding grounds, Shredhead are still dealing with the same trials and tribulations as plenty of other metalheads.
Their latest video for their track Unmarked shows off this relatable side of the band (well, as relatable as touring Japan in support of Devildriver can be). Sure, much of the footage featured therein shows the dudes destroying Japanese stages night after night, but it also shows them playing insane arcade games and smiling goofily while meeting their fans. It’s a humanizing look into the band’s collective life, coupled with music and performances that sound and feel like a building being leveled.
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