Having previously teased social media with video clips, Avenged Sevenfold have finally released their video for ‘God Damn’.
The video – for the third track from the artificial intelligence-themed album ‘The Stage’ – is as manic as the song itself, and well worth a look. Check it out below:
What begins as the band playing a show in a downtown L.A. warehouse soon becomes more sinister. Glitches and blurred images begin to dominate the video towards its conclusion.
This is not a smartphone or computer malfunction, but a message from the band to the audience: we are all merely part of a simulation, and are being controlled by others.
This cumulates in the appearance of a robotic eye, leaving the viewer with the impression that their every action is being watched and controlled