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Otep Reveals Artwork For New Album “Hydra”

Otep has revealed the cover art for her forthcoming new studio album “Hydra” below. Victory Records have a January 22nd release date scheduled for the effort.

Otep - Hydra

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    • Stereotypical Evil Archer     December 1, 2012 at 2:48 pm

      Hydras have multiple heads, not fingers. She didn’t do her research.

      Marteetee’s Hydra in Your Highness is more badass than this cover art.

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    • Rev.J_Blumpkin     December 1, 2012 at 8:12 pm

      All this Otep shit reminds me of when ATAVIST came out and thenewreview.net gave it a bad review. Otep herself made an account and unleashed the beast calling the site and it’s reviewers a bunch of idiots and heathens. so I went to that old review to post the link: http://thenewreview.net/reviews/otep-atavist

      and my comment:Once upon a time I bought the ‘jihad’ ep. I didnt listen to it that much, because the more i heard it, the more i felt like i was listening to the ramblings of a damaged ex-girlfriends diary. Otep is talented, she creates art, and puts into her music what she wants, and some people like to oversee the whole creative process. Whether it is beneficial or self centered. But im going to throw myself under the bus for the sake of a laugh and say “im sorry your teenage years became a discographical flipbook of repressed anal intercourse flashbacks”. You have a very small audience Otep, and Jen your review was well written.

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      • Gadupahn Madiq     December 2, 2012 at 3:49 pm

        I just read that post. One thing really stuck out: Otep called the reviewer, “…a low grade, under talented writer who thinks using the word “chick” to describe women is in any way still acceptable.” I think she really needs to relax. If she gets worked up because a girl refers to another girl as a “chick” I feel bad for anyone sharing a room with her. There is nothing wrong with being a strong woman, but if you fight stupid BS like “chick” then you’re truly overcompensating or struggling with something. I wonder if she spells women/woman “WOMYN.” That should be the titled of the next album. It could be a concept album about “a WOMYN MYNAGER who takes off work for a day because she has to get a MYNDATORY exam to see if she has early-stage MYNOPAUSE.” Why it’s mandatory I don’t know…that’s just part of the story.

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        • Gadupahn Madiq     December 2, 2012 at 4:10 pm

          To continue: She gets to the doctor’s office and there’s a fireplace. On the MYNTLE there’s a framed picture. It’s the cover of a magazine: Three WOMYN with the caption “The Toughest Chicks in Sports.” The doctor’s wife is one of the girls. So our heroine goes into apoplexy because the word “chick” is used. She channels her inner HYDRA and trashes the waiting room, completely DISMYNTLING the furniture. The album ends with her getting arrested, only to break free…leaving the listening eagerly waiting for the follow up album entitled “PREYING MYNTIS, the great HYDRA’S spawn.”

          Okay, I’m done.

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      • Tim says:
        April 26th, 2011 at 4:51 pm

        I hate Otep because every time I say Opeth, somebody mistakenly thinks I’m talking about Otep, and then they give me this look that’s probably similar to the looks that most people give Juggalos, and I have to decide whether I care enough to clarify what I’m talking about, or just go on with my day.

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    • southpawchew     December 2, 2012 at 6:20 am

      I don’t know why u guys hate on otep. They are a band that changed the genre. They defined the period. They where a band that people could count on to make great cd after great cd. They influenced every band after them. They are a masterpiece!

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    • A little insiders tip. OTep is like the paramore of the metal scene structure wise. The record company had it’s sites on Otep and weren’t really interested in the rest of the band so after the Jihad EP that got them noticed they gave Otep Evil J who was paid to right all the songs and had a hired guitar and Drummer. Otep couldn’t give capital what thye wanted so after their second record they dropped everyone but otep kept somehow paying for evil J and the rest of the band split. they also have had other problems with otep’s drug use and her demands being too outrages for someone not being too popular in the metal scene. word also has it that she is a major meth head too and as you can see she has her mood swings which leads too the dumb stuff that does not put her band on the professional level. good luck victory because your gonna need it.

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    • Im a failed musician roadie not a scholar :) but yeah she use to have producers appointed to her by Capital records but she is so drugged out she couldn’t make that work. Somehow she had enough money to keep Evil J; who wrote everything that she sang too. She can not be professional and goes on drug filled rants and mood swings which costs her and her “band” bad press or just people not caring about the music.

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