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Buckcherry Release 'Gluttony' Video 

Buckcherry just premiered a video in support of their new single “Gluttony.” The song is off the forthcoming album Confessions, which will be out Feb. 19. I'll be buying the new Buckcherry when it comes out and I hope they play Rock on the Range this May!

Reader Comments (15)

Can't help staring at the poseurs behind the band in this video. Just take clips from a live show. Those wanna be's had me looking past Buckcherry and at their fake enthusiasm.

Love Buckcherry. Song just ok.

Vids like "Big City Nights" & "Home Sweet Home" said it all to me. Rock n Roll, HOT chicks, debauchery, traveling and fun!

I swear, it's gotta come back to this world.
January 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterKixchix
Huh-lo-oh-oh! It's a concept video showing the irony of churchgoer's true selves as gluttonous hypocrits. That's gonna have to be filmed with actors. Where the H*LL are you gonna find people going apesh*t and being gluttonous in a church, let alone Buckcherry being permitted to perform there? And as far as the actors being "poseurs", they look like they're having fun to me.

To your point, it would have been nice for Buckcherry to put REAL fans (maybe from The Buckcherry Fanclub or a Facebook or Radio Station driven Casting Call Contest) in this video, or at least mix 'em in with the actors, but there are cost considerations and a usually primodonnaesque director involved.

Sure a lot of the actors are probably Cali Alternative Emoheads or Clubbin' Disco Queens, but maybe some that aren't already Buckcherry fans and/or GLAM METALHEADS, were perhaps CONVERTED and, thus, saved by Buckcherry during filming!

Plus, Kixchix, it might be a little hard to get JESUS to show up without a casting call.

In the words from the Argent cover by one of Buckcherry's major influences, "GOD GAVE ROCK AND ROLL TO YOU"!

p.s. As far as the song and video go... Love the song but wish they could have added at least a few more seconds to the blistering guitar solo to at least round up the song's length to at least three minutes. The video is GREAT! Love how it shoves all the hypocrisy of organized religion right in the face of the Religious Right. Hopefully, this will generate some controversy and thus more attention to help us continue our cause to BRING BACK GLAM! even bigger and maybe even faster than ever before. Whatever you wanna say about all this stuff, ya gotta hand it to BUCKCHERRY, who started the whole Glam METAL rennaisance in 1999 with their hit, "Lit Up", which, for all practical purposes, singlehandedly brought REAL Rock and Roll back to the charts and, in turn, began to make it relevant again.

p.s.s.t. This may very well be the most important post on Bring Back Glam! so far this year because it confronts the hypocrisy of organized religion.
January 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
Sorry Metalboy, but I really hate the video. Love glam. Lovove Buckcherry. Love sleaze love hot babes drinking etc. but not in a church.
January 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterBrian L
Metalboy, can I guess here that you hate organised religion ? Just a hunch... :P

Song is great. Videos, I honestly don't pay much attention, it was OK. I love these guys, I saw them from the third row, opening for KISS ( my ticket was fake, I'd bought it from a scalper, so I saw KISS from the 23rd row thanks to the kindness of the venue ).
January 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChristian
No, I don't hate organized religion. I do think that Religious organizations should pay taxes to help defray our national debt.

I also believe there's a high level of hypocrisy in organized religion, especially now with the rise of the extreme conservatism of the Evangelical Christian Right's influence on U.S. politics to the point where it is effecting the well being of the nation.
January 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
I don't disagree on the hypocrisy endemic in much religion. I suspect I agree on the tax status of religions, so long as they get deductions for social work they do.
January 20, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterChristian
I figure it won't hurt . . .

Many criticisms of organized religion travel along a relatively narrow sample size, picking out the loudest and most repugnant elements therein. In so doing, they craft a largely staw target and provide a platform in the media for groups that are often the most vocal if not the most representative. Christopher Hitchens (a wonderful writer) and Bill Maher (an occasionally funny comedian) both fell/fall into this trap.

Case in point? Evangelical Christians, especially younger ones, are starting to trend liberal on social issues while still hugging to largely conservative views on economic issues . . . mirroring a more libertarian worldview than past generations. True, this isn't a hard and fast demarcation, especially where the social and the economic interact. But there is a growing readiness to take taboo notions in the EC canon (the concept of heaven on Earth, for instance) and rethink or at least discuss them.

Mainline denominations, even those reeling from scandals of the flesh, have already demonstrated this tendency as well, with many religious groups coming out against the standard party-line white papers that church elders publish on issues regarding women's rights, the concept of marriage, etc.

More to the point of this site, religious music has grown alongside religious (or spiritual, a marker more and more people self-identify with instead of an organization affiliation) alongside these trends. Where once you had Petra and Stryper now you have As I Lay Dying and P.O.D and a host of others. Though a generalization, this suggests more complexity--in terms of views--than the media allows or represents.

[Sidebar: The issue of tax exemption is equally complicated, given religious organizations being generally classified alongside, though not as equivalent to, charitable organizations in the United States. It also gives rise to some notably prickly 'third rail' issues that most politicians would be loathe to touch . . . levels of charity within different religions (say, the Mormon Church v. Scientology), or even issues of expedience in granting exemptions in the first place (Scientology again). I personally tend to think--and this squares with my points above--that religions whose charitable work extends beyond mere proselytizing to include a range of social justice issues should be granted exemptions alongside charitable and not-for-profit organizations working in the interest of the public good. When compared to money that could be collected by further streamlining government bureaucracy/redundancy, paring back military funding to Clinton-era levels, and addressing entitlement programs, the difference is quite startling. And this doesn't even touch on the supposed major issues between the two parties, especially when one even but glances at the (initially) bi-partisan Simpson/Bowles NCFRR recommendations . . . which generated more support on both sides of the aisle until it was turned into a hot potato by both parties and then distorted in the media.]
January 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterHim
Large churches are for profit organizations and should pay their fair share in taxes instead of hiding behind the huge tax shelter that has been provided for them.

Iron Maiden explains it really well in Die With Your Boots On!

Organized religion does do some good but overall they exploit people's fear and profit from it.

I was raised in the bible belt had religion shoved down my throat for years. Music was my only escape which I had to result to clandestine tactics to listen to music. I would take the inside of a cassette out and put in those old citron blank cassettes so my music could not be identified from the outside. If not it was confiscated and burned.

I could go on for hours about the corruption and sef righteousness of organized religion.
January 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterShawn
I too love the song, vid was ok. One thing is for sure, this first single is leaps and bounds above "All night long" not to mention the video sucked for that song also. I eagerly await the release of confessions and their new short film. BC is easily my top 3 favorite bands and i was psyched to hear that this release will be their hardest yet.
PS keep checkin my mail for new Crashdiet cd too!
January 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterT
hi Metalboy!! love you (no homo)
all i have to say is a few years back after the band played @ the Tabernacle in the ATL the guitarist (the buff one) came into the bar,where i was staying and what a down to earth guy! we talked about music over drinks and shots for 2 hours!
January 21, 2013 | Unregistered Commentercrued
"T", good point about how much deeper Buckcherry go here with "Gluttony " and the concept of their forthcoming "Confessions" album.

Shawn! Wow, your upbringing sounds intense! I am glad to hear you survived such aggressive hypocrisy. I admire your bravery. I, too, experienced the oppression of organized religion in Parochial School of the Catholic Church at the hands of the nuns who were my teachers.

It sounds somewhat comical at face value but had you witnessed the physical and psychological abuse inflicted by the nuns on us, you would have found it to be intolerant.

I luckily escaped relatively unscathed though the same cannot be said for some of my classmates.

Christian, I appreciate your perspective regarding this subject, especially since you have declared yourself a Christian and not just in name only and bring a point of view very few others can bring.

HIM! Another overview of Religion and Rock & Roll worthy of Harper's or Lapham's Quarterly. Interestingly, Ted Nugent once penned a piece in Harper's though it wasn't nearly as incisive or perceptive as your comments here. I do believe you have topped yourself here!

What is key to our survival as a nation is to not only trim the fat from our military, complete our withdrawals from war, reduce (cautiously) our overspending with entitlements (i.e. no more Social Security checks to millionaires, etc.) but also rebuild America's infrastructure, educational opportunities and economic vision, as well as TAX (HIM, the caps are for you, my friend) across the board, corporations and religious organizations who can well afford to help our country now.

Once the giant sucking sound of so many of our resources, both of gold and blood, being wasted on pork and war can finally begin to be reversed and rechanneled to long neglected initiatives here at home, we will once again be a country of prosperity and happiness.

Once everyone, from Exxon to Scientology, starts contributing their fair share, and the cost of war is greatly reduced, we can begin to reignite our resolve to attain greatness on a level never before achieved as a nation.

AND, in the immortal words of Gary Moore, "We'll be Rockin' and Rollin', Rockin' and Rollin'!" again.
January 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!

And your story has given us all yet another reason to LOVE this band!
January 21, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!
i see your point metalboy, the churches should pay taxes, and i see a lot of hypocritical points in the church, but whatever, i respect other peoples opinions as well, kinda off subject. love the song, and I LOVE BUCKCHERRY, awesome song.
January 22, 2013 | Unregistered Commenterdj
Gluttony one of the deadly sins, Makes sense for the church back drop, BUT song just plain rocks to much to be filmed in church.

If you ain't (and I said ain't) moving to this one your leg or spirit must be broke.
January 23, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGNR
The Catholic Church is the number one owner of Real Estate in the world yet they pay no taxes on ANY of it while our country is still struggling to bounce back from years of financial irresponsibility.

Churches should do more than they are to help our country back on our feet. They OWE it to us!

I LIKE the fact that the "Gluttony" video was filmed in a church as it raises awareness to the travesties and double standards under which organized religion thrives.

Rock For Justice!
January 26, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMetalboy!

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