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VIDEO: The King Must Die – “In Blood”

Hot off the YouTube playlist is The King Must Die’s newest music video, “In Blood”.

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VIDEO: Toy Called God – “Down”

Brentwood, California’s got a powerhouse on their hands. Toy Called God just released their new music video, “Down”. Directed by Mike Sloat of The King Must Die, it tells the story of something almost anyone can relate to – a bad relationship.

From video description:

Toy Called God Official video for the song Down, from the 2014 release Guns God and Steel. Directed and produced by Mike Sloat. Copyright 2014 Toy Called God All Rights reserved.

Band Website Bio:

\m/ (◣_◢) \m/ Destroying entire towns in single nights, warping your minds and sucking your brains dry, keeping chiropractors in business performing neck-cranial adjustments. \m/(⋋▂⋌)\m/
Toy Called God is a groove Metal band from Brentwood California that mixes crushing distortion, great hooks and an amazing ability to make your head bang involuntarily. The band was started when Tyson Cliff, Patrick Donovan, Zack Cliff and Mike Rukavina met at Zack’s house for the first time. The four then placed an ad for a bassist, and soon Dustin Phillips was added to the Toy Called God mix. Soon after Mike was dismissed from the lineup. TCG released our demo “Only One Menace” in Jan 2011. We went onto win William May’s Rock N Roll Pages’, Band Of The Year, Best New Band, Song of the Year, Guitarist of the Year behind that demo and a relentless schedule of shows and a strong marketing campaign in 2011. The band released our Debut CD August 5th 2012 with Kill Devil Hill in Oakland California. The band would release the Only One Menace video soon thereafter. Having played shows all over the west coast as well as well other places, the band won Top Overall Honors in the 2013 Project Independent contest and will be playing dates on the Project Independent Tour in 2014. Radio Riff also voted Only One Menace from the band’s debut album Song Of The Year “Riffie” award for 2013. Since inception the band has developed relationships with and endorses and recommends, Fireplant Guitars, Warwick Basses, HomeWrecker Pickups, Steve Clayton Picks, Knucklehead Strings, Pick Caddy, Soul Tone Cymbals and Sure Fuck Cologne. Our second cd Guns God and Steel is due this April. We hope to see you all soon.Toy Called is Tyson Cliff, Dustin Phillips, Patrick Donovan and Josh Reynolds.