Abandoning the story of the battling Banditos for a couple of minutes, Twenty One Pilots go deep within the affecting new video for "My Blood." The clip, which dropped on Friday morning (Oct. 5) simply hours after the discharge of the Columbus, Ohio-bred duo's fifth album, Trench, tells the story of a pair of brothers whose bond is cemented by a childhood spent with an alcoholic father (portrayed by singer Tyler Joseph).
In what seems to be an homage to the traditional S.E. Hinton novel The Outsiders, the 2 — one a loud, scene-making rabble-rouser, the youthful a quiet, shy introvert — are always at odds with the jocks at their highschool, whom they taunt and appear perpetually on the verge of brawling with. Things warmth as much as a boiling level at a Halloween home occasion, the place the sibs costume up as skeletons and dance to the tremendous funky home band. Guess who?
When the soccer furies notice who the masked me are, they observe them residence and beat the older brother to a pulp, prompting the protecting youthful brother to cost out and assault them with a baseball bat. That, nevertheless, is only the start of the story. Watch the video beneath to learn the way it ends.
The "My Blood" video follows on the heels of the story trilogy instructed within the first three movies from the album for "Nico and the Niners," "Jumpsuit" and "Levitate."
In addition to dropping Trench on Friday, the group revealed that they are going to be acting at Tuesday's (Oct. 9) 2018 American Music Awards, becoming a member of the lengthy listing of previously-announced acts taking part in the present, together with Shawn Mendes, Zedd and Camila Cabello, Dua Lipa, Carrie Underwood, Mariah Carey and Taylor Swift, who will open this 12 months's present.
Watch the video for "My Blood" beneath.