Archive for August 4th, 2011

Like any creative medium that’s been around for a while, it’s tough to come up with something new that no-one has really done before. The Black Keys have done just this for their video for “Howlin’ For You.

Tricia Helfer “stars” as ” a sexy assassin with a troubled past” who “unknowingly falls in love with the man who killed her father… Now, all grown up with an appetite for revenge, Alexa’s leaving a trail of bloody corpses and broken hearts in her wake.”

When I first watched this video on TV this morning, I thought it was a movie trailer for another one of those Robert Rodriquez movies like Machete or Grindhouse. Done in the same style with the trailer-guy voice over and everything, the trailer is the music video! The Keys even make an appearance as Las Teclas De Negro and the video is up for nomination for Best Rock Video at this years MTV VMA Awards. Check out the video below and decide for yourself.


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