Tomahawk, ‘Oddfellows’ – Exclusive Video Premiere
Tomahawk are a unique band is more ways than one. Besides honing an incredibly eclectic and experimental style, Tomahawk happen to be comprised of modern rock heavy hitters from legendary bands such as Faith No More, Mr. Bungle, Fantomas, the Jesus Lizard and Helmet. The band recently released their fourth studio album, ‘Oddfellows,’ and we’re proud to debut Tomahawk’s new music video for the album’s title track exclusively here on Loudwire.
Faith No More / Fantomas / ex-Mr. Bungle legend Mike Patton formed Tomahawk in 2000 shortly after Faith No More called it a day in 1998 (they’ve since reunited to tour). Housed within Patton’s record label, Ipecac Recordings, Tomahawk is comprised of former Jesus Lizard guitarist Duane Denison, ex-Helmet drummer John Stanier and bassist Trevor Dunn, whose resume includes stints in Mr. Bungle, Fantomas and Melvins among others.
The video for ‘Oddfellows’ complements Tomahawk’s intense and strange sound perfectly, splattered with captivating animation on top of performance footage from the musical collective. Directed by Vincent Forcier and shot in black and white, the video is filled with animation of ghosts, demented cartoon faces and the band dangling as hangmen, along with distortions of the Tomahawk members while they perform ‘Oddfellows.’
For fans of experimental rock and unique video accompaniments, take a few minutes to check out Tomahawk’s clip for ‘Oddfellows.’ To purchase a copy of Tomahawk’s ‘Oddfellows’ album, click here. In addition, Tomahawk are kicking off a tour in support of ‘Oddfellows’ tomorrow night (Feb. 12) in Seattle. See the dates below the video.
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Tomahawk 2013 Tour Dates:
2/12 – Seattle, Wash. @ The Showbox
2/13 – Portland, Ore. @ Wonder Ballroom
2/15 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
2/16 – San Francisco, Calif. @ Great American Music Hall
2/17 – Santa Ana, Calif. @ The Observatory
2/19 – Los Angeles, Calif. @ The Mayan Theater
2/23 – Brisbane, Australia @ RNA Showgrounds
2/24 – Sydney, Australia @ Olympic Park
2/26 – Sydney, Australia @ The Metro
2/27 – Melbourne, Australia @ Billboard
3/01 – Melbourne, Australia @ Flemington Racecourse
3/02 – Adelaide, Australia @ Bonython Park
3/04 – Perth, Australia @ Claremont Showground
3/30 – Sao Paulo, Brazil @ Lollapalooza Brazil
4/02 – Buenos Aires, Argentina @ Malvinas Argentinas Stadium (w/A Perfect Circle)
4/04 – Santiago, Chile @ Teatro La Cupula del Parque O’Higgins
4/06 – Santiago, Chile @ Lollapalooza Chile