Industrial metallers Combichrist unveil video for new song “Understand”: Watch

"This might be the most important music video I've ever made"

Combichrist, photo by Chad Michael Ward

    Combichrist, the industrial metal act based out of Atlanta and featuring Norwegian frontman Andy LaPlegua, will return with a new album, One Fire, on June 7th, and they’ve just unleashed an intense video for the new song “Understand” (watch below).

    The band has been the brainchild of LaPlegua for 15 years now, as he has fronted a rotating cast of musicians over the years. One Fire marks the band’s ninth album, and will be released via Out of Line Music.

    (Buy: Tickets to Combichrist’s US Tour Dates)

    Regarding the David Lynch-inspired video for “Understand”, LaPlegua stated, “This might be the most important music video I’ve ever made. I’m addressing themes and personal feelings that to date I’ve kept hidden. Anxiety, fear, the unknown, and how they take a toll on people’s lives, on my life. This is the third video I’ve made with director Jason Alacrity, and his ability to translate these wild impulses and different ideas was a great challenge. But he, and the cast, really did an amazing job making the song come to life in an even more intense way. ‘Understand’ isn’t just about knowing, it’s about learning.”


    Combichrist are currently on a North American tour with Silver Snakes. The trek continues tonight (May 10th) in Los Angeles and runs through a June 2nd show in Indianapolis. See the dates below, and pre-order One Fire at this location.

    One Fire Artwork:

    Combichrist - One Fire

    One Fire Tracklist:
    01. Intro
    02. Hate Like Me
    03. Broken United
    04. Guns at Last Dawn (feat. Fear Factory’s Burton C. Bell)
    05. Lobotomy
    06. One Fire
    07. Bottle of Pain
    08. 2045
    09. Interlude
    10. Understand
    11. California Über Alles (Dead Kennedy’s cover)
    12. Last Days Under the Sun (feat. Daniel Myer)
    13. The Other

    Combichrist 2019 North American Tour Dates with Silver Snakes:
    05/10 – Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent
    05/11 – San Francisco, CA @ Slim’s
    05/12 – Sacramento, CA @ Holy Diver
    05/14 – Portland, OR @ Hawthorne Theater
    05/15 – Seattle, WA @ El Corazon
    05/16 – Vancouver, BC @ The Rickshaw Theater
    05/17 – Edmonton, AB @ Starlite
    05/19 – Regina, SK @ The Exchange
    05/20 – Winnipeg, MB @ Pyramids
    05/23 – London, ON @ Rum Runners
    05/24 – Toronto, ON @ Lee’s Palace
    05/25 – Montreal, QC @ Katacombes
    05/26 – Quebec City, QC @ L’Anti Bar & Spectacles
    05/28 – Ottawa, ON @ The Brass Monkey
    05/29 – Buffalo, NY @ Ironworks
    05/31 – Flint, MI @ Machine Shop
    06/01 – Grand Rapids, MI @ The Stache at The Intersection
    06/02 – Indianapolis, IN @ The Citadel


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