Songhammer is a band that makes epic music for epic people. Inspired by the fantasy and mallet-wielding glory of World of Warcraft, their shredding, melodic metal and love for the PC game franchise have united metalheads and nerds alike. This year, the band is gunning for a second round of awards at BlizzCon (held at the Anaheim Convention Center on November 8-9) for its latest song/music video, “Death is on the Way.”
The IE-based duo of ShredHammer (Ben Stewart) and CroonHammer (Dustin Miller) just unleashed their new video on the masses yesterday and if you're a WoW fan, or just someone who'd like to witness a quality tale of bloodshed, heroism and jazzy choreography before your lunch break, this video is for you. Well, at least it pulled us in–literally. You may remember this reporter somehow
What started as a grain of an idea funded solely through donations from a Kickstarter campaign last year turned out to be was a massive, two-day production with 100 cast and crew members on a sprawling horse ranch in Redlands. Over course of 50 days since last September, the band managed to crowdsource over $5,000 to film their project. Now, they're submitting it for BlizzCon's original movie award for a number of categories, including Best Costume, Best Song and even Best Dance Routine. Here's hoping they pull a sweep! Check out the video below and see if it's worthy.
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