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Otep Release New Music Video, “Apex Predator”

Otep Release New Music Video, “Apex Predator”

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 […]

Album of the Week: Otep,  Hydra

Album of the Week: Otep, Hydra

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 […]

Album of the Week: HIM,  XX: Two Decades of Love Metal

Album of the Week: HIM, XX: Two Decades of Love Metal

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 – […]

New Releases Out Today: 11/06/2012

New Releases Out Today: 11/06/2012

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 […]

Otep Shamaya Lists The Five Famous Figures, Alive Or Dead, She Would Want To Seduce Into Bed

Otep Shamaya Lists The Five Famous Figures, Alive Or Dead, She Would Want To Seduce Into Bed

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 […]

Review: Otep – Atavist

Review: Otep – Atavist

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 […]