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Chelsea Wolfe Shares New “Romeo + Juliet” Inspired Video for “The Culling”

Hiss Spun Out Now via Sargent House

Jul 09, 2018
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Chelsea Wolfe released a new album, Hiss Spun, last September via Sargent House. To help you remember that fact, she has shared a new video for one of its singles, "The Culling." Wolfe co-directed the gothic video with artist Bill Crisafi, which a press release says is inspired by Baz Luhrmann's 1996 film Romeo + Juliet, which starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes as William Shakespeare's doomed lovers. Watch it below, followed by her upcoming tour dates.

Wolfe had this to say about "The Culling" in a press release last year: "I'm at odds with myself, exploring different characters, comparing war stories...desperation, withdrawal, clarity, disgust, grief. There is a sense of feeling like a vulnerable mess, but giving into that and turning it into some kind of beautiful decadence; becoming stronger through accepting the mess of yourself...accepting that you're this feral creature full of instincts, cycles, rage and love."

Kurt Ballou (Converge) recorded the album, which features guitar contributions by Troy Van Leeuwen (Queens of the Stone Age, Failure) on the whole album. The album is the follow-up to 2015's Abyss.

Read our 2015 The End interview with Wolfe about endings and death.

Chelsea Wolfe Tour Dates:

JUL 09 Jubez, Karlsruhe, Germany - with Emma Ruth Rundle
JUL 10 Kulturfabrik, Esch-sur-alzette, Luxembourg - with Emma Ruth Rundle
JUL 12 Trabendo, Paris, France - with Emma Ruth Rundle
JUL 13 Chauffer dans la Noirceur, Montmartin-sur-mer, France
JUL 14 Dour Festival, Dour, Belgium - with Pallbearer
JUL 15 Valkhof Festival, Nijmegen, Netherlands
JUL 17 Rock City, Nottingham, United Kingdom - with Ministry
JUL 18 SWG3, Glasgow, United Kingdom - with Ministry
JUL 20 Albert Hall, Manchester, United Kingdom - with Ministry
JUL 21 O2 Forum Kentish Town, London, United Kingdom - with Ministry
JUL 23 Limelight, Belfast, United Kingdom - with Ministry
JUL 24 Tivoli Theatre, Dublin, Ireland - with Ministry
JUL 25 SWX, Bristol, United Kingdom - with Ministry
JUL 28 Mascotte, Zurich, Switzerland - with Brutus
JUL 29 Circolo Magnolia, Milan, Italy - with Brutus
JUL 30 Feierwerk, Munich, Germany - with Brutus
AUG 01 Trg Rijecke Rezolucije, Rijeka, Croatia - with Brutus
AUG 02 A38, Budapest, Hungary - with Brutus
AUG 04 Arena, Vienna, Austria - with Brutus
AUG 05 Lucerna Music Bar, Prague, Czech Republic - with Brutus
AUG 07 Werk2, Leipzig, Germany - with Brutus
AUG 09 Way Out West Festival, Gothenburg, Sweden
AUG 10 Oya Festival, Oslo, Norway
AUG 12 Kampnagel Summer Festival, Hamburg, Germany
AUG 14 Tama, Poznan, Poland
AUG 15 Pop-Kultur Festival, Berlin, Germany
SEP 23 San Francisco, CA @ The Regency Ballroom - with Russian Circles
SEP 25 Seattle, WA @ The Showbox - with Russian Circles
SEP 26 Portland, OR @ Crystal Ballroom - with Russian Circles
SEP 28 Salt Lake City, UT @ Crucial Fest - with Russian Circles
SEP 29 Denver, CO @ Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom - with Russian Circles
SEP 30 Albuquerque, NM @ Sister - with Russian Circles
OCT 03 San Diego, CA @ The Music Box - with Russian Circles
OCT 04 Los Angeles, CA @ The Regent - with Russian Circles
OCT 06 Las Vegas, NV @ Brooklyn Bowl - with Russian Circles
OCT 07 Phoenix, AZ @ Crescent Ballroom - with Russian Circles
OCT 09 Tucson, AZ @ Rialto Theatre - with Russian Circles
OCT 12 - 14 Perris, CA @ Desert Daze

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