Countdown to Oblivion 5.18: Best Music Videos of the Week - Knotfest

Countdown to Oblivion 5.18: Best Music Videos of the Week

Posted by Matt Rushton in Culture on May 19, 2022

Check out this week’s best voted music videos on Countdown to Oblivion.

The weekly tally of the best new music videos from the world of heavy music, voted for by you in the Countdown to Oblivion series, has a new winner. See the top three picks as determined by the voters, and our man Hardcore Keem presenting, below!


3: New Habits – Poor Old Me

A great mix of melody and awesome harsh vocals, New Habits then come in with an emotive chorus and great vocal harmonies on their new track ‘Poor Old Me’. With an excellent guest performance from Charlie Rolfe of As Everything Unfolds, the fans voted for this rager over 1,500 times.

2: Eyes Wide Open – Cross My Heart

Bouncy riffs and wicked electronics are a signature of New Habits, and their new single ‘Cross My Heart’ ins no different. With a chorus that will be stuck in your head for days, it’s no wonder the track fared so well this week, with fans voting for it nearly 10,000 times.

1: Charlotte Wessels – Afkicken

With a massive (almost) 20,000 votes, this week sees former Delain frontwoman Charlotte Wessels take the crown with her newest from her debut album, 2021’s Tales from Six Feet Under, in the shape of ‘Afkicken’. The song showcases her vocal ability whilst also bring a rock-club feel in the instrumentals.

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