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Otep has announced that she has signed with Napalm Records. Producer Howard Benson will be handling the productions duties on the band’s new album that is due out in 2016. Otep commented on joining the Napalm Records roster: “Signing with Napalm Records is one of the most exciting alliances I’ve ever made. I haven’t felt this excited […]
Otep have released their new music video–and most sexually explicit to date–for the single, “Apex Predator,” off their recently released final album, Hydra. Directed by PR Brown (Slipknot, Avenged Sevenfold, Chevelle), “the Apex Predator video is uncut and uncensored!” frontwoman Otep Shamaya says. “It might even get banned in a few places for its sexual […]
In this week’s Album of the Week poll, you, the fans, voted Otep to the top spot, for their album Hydra. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. Otep – Hydra 2. Holy Grail – Ride the Void 3. Love and Death – Between Here & Lost 4. For All I Am – Skinwalker […]
With nearly 70,000 votes cast overall for our Album for the Week poll, you elected Finland’s HIM as the winners with their XX: Two Decades of Love Metal compilation. Check out the top five vote-getters below: 1. HIM – XX: Two Decades of Love Metal 2. Otep – Sounds Like Armageddon 3. Davey Suicide – […]
It’s Tuesday–the day that music comes out–and this one sees shit from All That Remains, Geoff Tate, HIM, and more out in stores. Check out the list of releases below and let us know which ones you have already or are planning to pick up. All That Remains – A War You Cannot Win Anaal […]
Since starting Otep in 2000 to rocking numerous Ozzfests to recently dropping the band’s new, fifth full-length, Atavist (Victory; which is reviewed here), striking, outspoken frontwoman Otep Shamaya has been as open about her lesbianism as she has about her left-wing politics. And when it comes to fantasizing about which five celebrities or historical figures […]
With their fifth malevolent creation, Atavist, Otep dig deep, delivering a pummeling batch of songs that are equal parts catchy and cacophonous, from the brutal “I Alone” to the anthemic “Fists Fall” to the phenomenal “Atom to Adam.” Unfortunately, frontwoman Otep Shamaya’s tendency for self-indulgent poetic license that often bloated her prior albums is still […]