In This Moment Frontwoman Maria Brink Poses Nude for Art for New Single, “Whore”

In This Moment have released the artwork for their new single, “Whore.” Singer Maria Brink created the phrase “Women Honoring One another Rising Eternally” to give new meaning to the term and try to take away from some of the derogatory connotation of the word.

Brink says, “This is an honest and raw movement that needs to be heard! The message behind this song is taking back control. It is about taking the power from a disgusting and degrading word and turning it back around on the accuser. It’s about self empowerment, love, and liberation.”

On the subject of the artwork (pictured above), Brink continued, “I decided to pose nude for the visual art for ‘Whore’ to evoke a raw vulnerable emotion. The word ‘whore’ written down my back, and the dunce cap symbolize me placing myself on the stake for those who are suffering and I can only hope to encourage at least one person to find the self worth and love they deserve to transcend out of a painful situation into a beautiful one. It is about finding our power and taking a stand. We are resilient beings and need to realize our incredible strengths. I will not bow down to others perceptions of me. I will only rise in the name of art, love and music.”

The song comes off last year’s Blood album.

 

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  • Jeff Clinansmith

    Love it.

  • That Guy

    Posing nude with WHORE written on her back is not standing up for kids, it’s not changing the meaning of the word, far from it. To me, she wanted an excuse to pose nude because sex sells. Fucking ridiculous.

    • Johnny Price

      Where in the article did she mention the kids? It’s performance art, no different than what you find in art galleries. She’s talking about taking power back and no bowing down, it’s not about what most people associate with the word “whore”. This song became a huge song for them live even before the album came out over a year ago and that was without the picture above. It’s performance art people, open your minds.

    • Blow me

      I think “That Guy” is a faggot. Go eat a dick.

  • Fuck ↑↑ That Guy ↑↑

    ↑↑ “That Guy” ↑↑ Is a fucking faggot!!! Stop being a bitch… BITCH!!!

  • LookAtThisIdiot

    Instead of whore it should say “literally untalented”

    • Johnny Price

      I was going to address this comment, but I think the name with the post says it all…lol

  • VaporGod

    You all know that if you had a chance to slide in and out once… you would faster than you can fart.

  • lol

    tbh i hate this band. blood was nice for about a week or two then it got too annoying to listen to.

  • Zeph

    Maria Brink is one of the least professional musicians out there. My boyfriend’s band was supposed to play a show with In This Moment. An hour before doors were supposed to open, Maria refused to perform because she said the stage couldn’t support her stilettos. I know this couldn’t have been the case because I’ve seen bands have dancers on that stage numerous times with higher heels than she was wearing. My boyfriend’s band ended up headlining that night since ITM dropped, which was awesome because ITM sucks ass anyway.

    • Jack

      That wasn’t the case trust me. You should know what your talking about before you speak. Tell your bf to get better and they wouldn’t have to be a shitty opening band and have to worry about those things.

      • Zeph

        Except I heard the words come out of her own mouth. She was rude to the venue owner, even when he tried to fix the (imaginary) issue.

        You mentioned knowing what you’re talking about before you speak, yet you call my boyfriend’s band shitty. Here’s a little tip since you’ve obviously never been to a concert before: if they were an opening band chances are good that they wouldn’t have been bumped up to headlining.

        0/10 did not get offended at trolling attempt.

  • DJ Cindy Spin

    You GO Girlfriend! – Yeah, I get it & props for speaking your mind in a provocative & controversial manner – It will have people talking & that’s what it’s all about right?

  • Oli

    fighting against the word whore…… by being a whore? lol

    • Johnny Price

      How is she being a whore? Is the use of semi-nudity and performance art being a whore?

    • Me

      Guessing you didn’t bother listening to the song of the same title. Ignorance.

      • Oli

        I did actually, ad i have no problem with the song, i just think its a bit of a shit excuse to get your ass out. now fuck off fanboy

  • Johnny Price

    It’s shame that people have nothing better to do than sit around and post negativity and hate. If you don’t like the band, then move on to the next article or go post on an article about a band that you do like.

  • Dish

    Johnny, this is the internet. This is where all the trolls come to hate. You are right though. I m/ ITM

  • Daniel Halen

    I think it’s great. They have came a long way. I see everyone’s point of view but you cant deny their success. Can your bf say that he has 4 albums out worldwide? Give respect where its due. Not many rock bands survive in todays music world, but these guys have.

  • Aliya

    I Hate Her and their music SUCKS!

    • Johnny Price

      There’s already too much hate in the world……..move along…..

  • monkeyboi13

    pretty lameass song, i’d swallow a screwdriver to bury my face in her tits, though

  • Maria

    I don’t agree with hateful comments, but I think trying to get attention for yourself and for your band by showing off your body is completely idiotic. I agree with her message in this song as I agree with a lot of her messages in a lot of her songs; however, you don’t see Tarja Turunen or Angela Gossow posing nude to get a message across. They get their messages across in their amazingly well-written music. I am a woman and I see her “message” as just a call for attention for her band and herself.

    • Tinywarrior0014

      Just because she is proud of her body, and you are most likely an insecure woman doesn’t mean she is calling for attention. Crazy thing about America is freedom. Besides, it’s not like shes showing off her tits or the inside or her vagina. It’s her back and a little bit of ass crack. No more than you would see with a plumber working on your toilet.

    • Six String Samurai

      Tarja and Angela don’t write songs about being a whore either…