Behind the scenes of iconic music videos

Go behind the scenes of your favorite music videos and find out how these iconic clips were made.

For the 30th anniversary of Dirt, Alice in Chains recently released some behind-the-scenes footage from the “Them Bones” video shoot. While sipping from a juice box, Layne Staley screams the opening over and over and gets annoyed at how many takes he had to do. Unfortunately, he kept missing the first “ahhhh!” so Layne had to try again and again to get it right.

Ever wondered how CerealIs the “Freak on a Leash” video made up? Cameras captured the moment the video’s concept was explained to the band, from the animated children playing hopscotch, to the bullet flying through frozen scenes, to Korn playing in the black room with bullet holes that send light beams in all directions. “Think of it as an episode of The Twilight Zone,” said one of the video’s creators.

Judas Priest‘s video for “Painkiller” was actually shot in Los Angeles inside the Department of Water and Power. The roaring video was recorded shortly after Priest’s subliminal message trial ended. To have won the case, a relief Rob Halford and KK Downing joked about the experience, noting that at least they learned a lot of big new words while sitting in the courtroom.

Check out these behind-the-scenes moments from iconic rock and metal music videos in the Loud List below.

Behind the scenes of iconic music videos

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