It's Halloween, so if you wanna scare your friends, here is your chance.
Halloween is right around the corner, and while the music video art form is undergoing a transformation thanks to streaming, many of today's artists still rely on music videos to help elevate their music.
Sometimes, the results are horrifying. We all remember the day we were first exposed to Marilyn Manson's eerie music video for "The Beautiful People," or what we were doing when Tool's cartoonish depictions of rape in "Prison Sex" sent us all reeling. As shown by our list below, the music video format is one that can truly shock and awe, and while horror films are having their moment this week, let's revisit some of the most disturbing music videos in recent memory.
"Obscure" by Dir en Grey
Japanese Metal band Dir En Grey seriously gives no f*cks about making you uncomfortable. Their video for "Obscure" is a total mind-bender and relentlessly bombards the viewer with graphic images of gore, violent orgies, and creepy clowns, among so many other things. It's not for those who can get easily queasy, but if you're trying to give yourself a heart attack, go ahead and watch it. I dare you.
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