Happy New Year to all! Mather Louth and Chopper Franklin have spent part of the holiday in Salem, Massachusetts filming footage for an upcoming video project. They shot at Proctor’s Ledge, recently discovered as the actual site of the Salem Witch Trial hangings, and the Burying Point, the Salem graveyard where several participants in the Salem Witch Trials are buried. Check back for more details on this video and its release date.
The music video for the new Heathen Apostles single Albatross is live, it was filmed on the coast of Southern California and was directed by the Heathen Apostles. The song is out now on Ratchet Blade Records and can be previewed and purchased at these links:
Luz, who was of the actors in the Heathen Apostles’ Misery & Gin music video, passed away on November 18th. Here are comments from Mather and Chopper:
Mather: Completely in shock…rest in peace, talented and gentle soul. I will never forget how much you said you loved our version of Misery and Gin, and how it made you cry….I am crying for you now. Thank you for giving us your artistry- this video will seek to offer you a small sense of immortality.
Chopper: Just lost a good friend, Luz starred in the last Heathen Apostles video and nailed two parts like they were nothing. Good bye my man…
The video shoot for the promo video for the upcoming Heathen Apostles single Albatross is under way, it is being shot in sea caves up the California coast and also features underwater video shot in Hollywood, Ca. The Albatross single will be out on Friday December 9th on Ratchet Blade Records.
The video for the new Heathen Apostles’ EP “Misery and Gin” (their tribute to the late, great Merle Haggard) is now live, the release will be out July 22nd, 2016 on Ratchet Blade Records. The “Misery and Gin” music video is another one of their Victorian tales of the Gothic Wild West.
The promo teaser shot with Lawrence Drayton for the upcoming Misery and Gin EP , The Heathen Apostles tribute to the late, great Merle Haggard, is now live. The EP is out July 22nd on Ratchet Blade Records, the full length music video will be out that week, and the release show is on July 21st at the Viper Room, click HERE for tickets.
The Heathen Apostles shot the footage for an upcoming promo video short for their upcoming EP Misery and Gin. It was shot in 110 degree heat in Palmdale, Ca. by Lawrence Drayton and will be released shortly. The band will be shooting the full length music video beginning June 27th and the Misery and Gin EP will be released on July 22nd on Ratchet Blade Records. Check back for more details.
The new Heathen Apostles Murderer of Souls (Chopper Franklin remix) music video has dropped, it was directed by the band and shot by Harmony Gerber at Devil’s Doghouse Studios. As you can probably tell it was great fun for the band to shoot, it is the first video from the new Requiem For A Remix album (Ratchet Blade Records), you can sample it HERE. For viewers in Germany click HERE.
Here are all of the promo cards for the new Murderer of Souls (Chopper Franklin remix) music video that debuts tomorrow, April 29th. They feature the characters Mathulah the Temprtress, The Monster, Saalau the Witch and Black Sabbah the Assassin King. You can hear Murderer of Souls as well as other tracks from Requiem For A Remix HERE.
The upcoming music video for Murderer of Souls (Chopper Franklin remix) [from the just-released Heathen Apostles Requiem For A Remix album] drops this Friday April 29th. The video was directed by the Heathen Apostles and shot by Harmony Gerber at the Devil’s Doghouse Studios, you can preview the song and the rest of the Requiem For A Remix album HERE.
Ratchet Blade Records has released a promo short of the song Drowned in Trouble from the 2015 Heathen Apostles album Fire To The Fuse. It was shot on location at the White Mountain Apache reservation in Eastern Arizona by Dakota Livesay. You can listen to the entire Fire To The Fuse album by clicking HERE.
Shooting has wrapped for the upcoming music video for Murderer of Souls (Chopper Franklin remix) from the just-released Heathen Apostles Requiem For A Remix album. The video was directed by the Heathen Apostles and shot by Harmony Gerber at the Devil’s Doghouse Studios, and it is slated for a May 2016 release. You can preview Requiem For A Remix HERE.
The promo video for the new Heathen Apostles album “Requiem For A Remix” features sample clips from each song put to original music videos, outtakes and even a chronological photo gallery (with the band’s first live show ever at the end). You can view the presale HERE.
Mather appeared on the TradioV’s Po Show (hosted by Polina Hryn) along with other guests Jessamyn Rose and Holly West. She was interviewed about the Heathen Apostles 2016 plans, along with questions relating to her costume designing and modeling. Click HERE to watch the episode (Mather’s interview comes in the second half if you need to skip through).
The promo video shoot for the next Heathen Apostles single Drowned In Trouble has wrapped, it was shot on location at the White Mountain Apache reservation in Eastern Arizona by Dakota Livesay. Drowned In Trouble will be the second single and video from the Fire to the Fuse album, and the single’s release will be accompanied by a full length music video, check back for the release date. The photo below was shot on location during the shoot.
A behind-the-scenes photo gallery for the new Fist City music video is up, it contains candid photos of the band, Lady Death (portrayed by Nayeli Morales) and special guests the Phantom of the Black Hills. Click HERE to view the gallery, and click HERE to watch the Fist City video, which was directed by the Heathen Apostles and shot by Harmony Gerber.
The day has come for the debut of the new Heathen Apostles video for their version of Loretta Lynn’s Fist City! It was directed by the band and shot by Harmony Gerber and features a cameo by the notorious Phantom of the Black Hills (fellow Ratchet Blade Records labelmates). Fist City is the first music video from the upcoming album Fire to the Fuse, out this Saturday October 31st. You can preview Fire to the Fuse HERE.
Mather and Chopper will be playing some special shows as a duo this Fall, they shot some videos to help promote them. Check them out HERE and if you are interested in booking them email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here’s the promo teaser for the upcoming Heathen Apostles & Jyrki 69 EP Evil Spirits, the song used is After I’m Gone, it was produced by Chopper Franklin and will be out August 25th on Ratchet Blade Records.
The Heathen Apostles have begun shooting for their upcoming single, Loretta Lynn’s Fist City. The video is directed by the band and they have signed on Harmony Gerber as director of photography. Nayeli Morales has also come on board, she will play Death in the video. The Fist City video will be released to support their next album, scheduled release date is Halloween, check back for more details.
Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from the Heathen Apostles video for the upcoming single Fool’s Gold (both the single and video are due 6/16/15 on Ratchet Blade Records), they were shot by the video’s director of photography Larry Drayton. Chopper is back from Europe (where he was touring with the 69 Cats) so post production and editing has begun.
The Heathen Apostles have wrapped the shoot for the video for the upcoming Fool’s Gold single (both single and video due June 26th on Ratchet Blade Records). A special thanks goes out to all that helped out on this project, Lawrence Drayton, Michael & Robbin at South Bay Customs, Nathan & Nicole of Paper Moon Vintage, Timbo Gruse (Speedbuggy), Brad Hayman (Switchblade 3), Daniel DeLeon (Resurex) and Alexia Petre. Set photo by Lawrence Drayton, look out for more behind-the-scenes shots and clips.
The Heathen Apostles continued shooting the music video for the upcoming Fool’s Gold single this past weekend at South Bay Customs in El Segundo, Ca. The live performance footage has been completed, special thanks goes out to Michael and Robbin at SBC, Daniel DeLeon (of Resurex) for shooting the footage and to our brother Timbo Gruse (of Speedbuggy) for manning the mandolin. Shooting continues this weekend on location in Highland Park with Lawrence Drayton behind the camera. Below are some stills from this weekend’s shoot.