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Or maybe just kill their creator (think The Terminator), played by MR frontman and horror aficionado Tommy Newman. The "Programmed to Kill" video starts off with a sleepy Newman dozing off amid his many life-size zombie mannequins. (Creating the undead mannequins is actually a real-life hobby of Newman's. He has them throughout his house). The protagonist dreams he's being chased by three of his bloody, half-naked, come-to-life creations, and therefore attempts to flee. But the zombies are just too damn clever. Not-much-of-a-spoiler alert: There's a shower scene!
Pushed on by fist-pumping choruses, gutteral, shouting vocals, straight metal riffs, special effects, and the never-satisfied thirst of the undead, Murderous Rampage's video for "Programmed to Kill" is as brutal and artful as you can get on no budget. Another fun fact: The make-up took over 3 hours. (Though they must have saved time on costuming, the zombie women don't have much of a wardrobe!)
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See the video after the jump.
Murderous Rampage play November 5 at Pulp Live (the old Metal Factory) with hardcore punk band Flees. Admission is 18 and up and costs $4.
Watch "Programmed to Kill" below: