HAVOK: â€œPoint Of No Returnâ€ Video Premiere Hosted By
HAVOKâ€™s latest video has premiered today via Bloody Disgusting. â€œPoint Of No Returnâ€ is the title track to the bandâ€™s EP, released last Spring as a tide-me-over while the band continued their non-stop touring. The video was directed by Roy Warner and filmed on location in Detroit, Michigan.
Discussing the video, vocalist/guitarist Dave Sanchez elaborates, “The lyrics of â€˜Point Of No Returnâ€™ are highly interpretable, but the message of the video pretty simple: The world as we know it is a delicate place and we have never had such a high capacity to destroy the human race as we do now. At some point, our self-made concoction of nuclear/biological weaponry, ancient superstitious beliefs, nationalism, corruption, ignorance, and conflicting ideologies is going to become lethal, on a global scale. We live in a time like no other and itâ€™s obvious that if we donâ€™t change our behavior, itâ€™s only a matter of time before the world is extinguished at the hand of fanatics. Itâ€™s literally within everyoneâ€™s power to leave the world a little nicer than we found it. Donâ€™t believe everything youâ€™re told: Think for yourself.â€
Director Roy Warner notes, â€œWorking with the guys from HAVOK was great. They had awesome ideas to start out with and build from; wanting to showcase real life as the concept. It really illustrates the depths of human depravity in the past, present and what we can expect from the future if attitudes donâ€™t change.â€
HAVOK, called â€œthe finest thrash band in existenceâ€ by PopDose, released their full-length debut, Burn, mid-2009. The record found an immediate fanbase and the curiosity of media around the globe. Time Is Up would follow in 2011. â€œHAVOK have hit their stride,â€ said Decibel Magazine in review of the album. â€œHAVOK is everything that is great about thrash,â€ added Terrorizer. Now with the band busy at work recording their new full-length, anticipated for early summer release, HAVOK fans can expect the Denver-based thrashers to keep an active schedule for 2013. Sanchez says, â€œWeâ€™re currently wrapped up in the studio writing our new album. We should be finished recording in March and then, in usual HAVOK fashion, weâ€™ll tour practically all year! There are lots of exciting things coming up in 2013. Keep an eye out for tour dates and weâ€™ll see all of you on the road soon! Until then, spread the word and support heavy metal.”
HAVOK is guitarist/vocalist Dave Sanchez, bassist Jesse de los Santos, guitarist Reece Scruggs, and drummer Pete Webb.