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ESCUELA GRIND Looks Violently Inward On "Forced Collective Introspection"

Referencing the 1971 anti-authoritarian movie THX 1138.

Escuela Grind is now streaming their devastating new single "Forced Collective Introspection" alongside a music video directed by Michael Jari Davidson (Alice In Chains). The single takes inspiration from the 1971 film THX 1138, whose runtime explores a future controlled by android police and humans suppressed by mandatory drugs. And I mean, really – how far are we off from that now anyway?

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"We again teamed up with director Michael Jari Davidson to create the video for "Forced Collective Introspection", says Escuela Grind vocalist Katerina Economou. "The video references 1971's anti-authoritarian movie THX 1138, where the band is held in a white void by masked guards, and reduced to objectified numbers. Harassed in prison cells, the band makes their escape in a Shawshank fashion. The theme of the video runs throughout all of our music: we must resist and attempt to escape their control to regain our humanity."

Escuela Grind will release their new record Memory Theater on September 30. Pre-orders are available here.

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