Independent stoner rock outfit The Dodies will be in the Middle East next week.
The performance, scheduled to take place March 5 in Israel, is in support of the duo’s forthcoming album It’s One Hell of a Ride, which is scheduled for release April 24. Along with its forthcoming performance, the duo debuted the video for the album’s lead single ‘Boiling Point’ Feb. 21.
The video pits the duo — Yoni Avvitan and Ran Aronson — on a sound stage performing its new song against a video screen that plays a variety of images behind the men. The song’s musical arrangement immediately lends itself to comparisons to works from The Darkness. The song’s lyrical content was personal, according to Avvitan.
“I wrote the song when I was really depressed and felt nervous about having no sexual interaction with any woman in my early twenties,” he said. “I felt like I was in some sort of crossroads, like something drastic had to change in my life because I’m about to reach my boiling point.”
Aronson, in talking about the video, said, “We always through ‘Boiling Point’ needed a southern style video, but producing the clip in Israel forced us to be creative. The result is this self-aware humoristic wacky thing, which we’re way proud of.”
It’s One Hell of a Ride was co-produced by Avvitan, Aronson and Ron “Bumblefoot” Thal (Sons of Apollo, ex-Guns N’ Roses).
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