Eminem Resurrects Torture Porn for ‘3 a.m.’ Video


We've already touched a bit on Eminem's ode to Klonopin, dead bodies, and Hannah Montana masturbation sessions, "3 a.m.," which also happens to be the second official single* off his anticipated Relapse LP. This strikes us as an odd choice for a song that's presumably intended to get radio play, but then again, we are talking about the guy who turned decidedly dark songs like "Guilty Conscience" and "Stan" into massive hits. So we suppose it's only fitting that Em has decided to fully embrace the song's disturbing lyrical themes by turning its video into a full-fledged horror film, one that will debut on Skinemax at 10 p.m. on Saturday (fittingly, just before the cable-TV debut of The Strangers). A 30-second teaser for the video just hit the YouTube, and, from the looks of things, it's as if Mark Romanek's video for "Closer" had a tawdry one-night stand with the night-vision segments of One Night in Paris while watching Eli Roth's Hostel. Or something.

*Third, if you count "Crack A Bottle".

Eminem Unveils Trailer For Gruesome “3 A.M.” Video [Rock & Roll Daily/Rolling Stone]