Kevin Kerslake

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Kevin Kerslake is an American music video director and occasional television commercial director. He has directed videos for Liz Phair, Stone Temple Pilots, Filter, R.E.M. ("The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite"), 311, Blue October, Faith No More, Soundgarden, Green Day, Depeche Mode, The Smashing Pumpkins, Helmet, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana, Sonic Youth, Rise Against, Sam Phillips, The Offspring, Throwing Muses, Mr Bungle, and Atreyu.

Kerslake started his directing career by making surf, skate, ski, and snowboarding films throughout his teens and started directing music videos in the 1980s. In the 1990s he directed several award-winning music videos for popular rock and alternative rock bands, and directed commercials for companies such as Nike, AT&T and Coca-Cola.

Kevin Kerslake has also made several music and culture documentaries, such as Nirvana's Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!, The Ramones' We're Outta Here!, and Quiksilver's surf documentary Continuum.

His most recent work is directing the video for Rise Against's "Re-Education (Through Labor)" and "Savior" (both from the album Appeal to Reason), and Blue October's "Dirt Room" (from their album Approaching Normal).

The Offspring guitarist Noodles has praised Kerslake's unique videos as very "off the wall."

Filmography[edit]

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TV series[edit]

  • The Visitor (1997), "Pilot", "Caged"
  • Fallen (2007)
  • Tim Timebomb's RockNRoll Theater (2011)

Videography[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (August 7, 2013). "Bob Marley Legend Remixed Doc Directed by Kevin Kerslake". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  2. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (August 23, 2005). "NEW RELEASE: The Used "I Caught Fire"". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  3. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (September 22, 2005). "NEW RELEASE: Story Of The Year "We Don't Care Anymore"". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  4. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (November 2, 2005). "NEW RELEASE: Institute "Bullet-Proof Skin"". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  5. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (November 9, 2005). "NEW RELEASE: Ryan Cabrera "Shine On"". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  6. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (January 10, 2006). "BOOKED: 10 Years - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  7. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (January 23, 2006). "BOOKED: Say Anything - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  8. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (February 21, 2006). "BOOKED: Blue October - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  9. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (May 19, 2006). "BOOKED: Rise Against - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  10. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (July 21, 2006). "SHOT: Anti-Flag - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  11. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (August 2, 2006). "BOOKED: Papa Roach - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  12. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (May 23, 2007). "NEW RELEASE: Bon Jovi "Make A Memory"". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  13. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (July 12, 2007). "BOOKED: Atreyu - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  14. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (August 5, 2008). "BOOKED: Rise Against - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  15. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (November 5, 2008). "BOOKED: Scott Weiland - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  16. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (January 7, 2009). "BOOKED: Blue October - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  17. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (February 19, 2009). "BOOKED: Hollywood Undead - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  18. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (August 12, 2009). "BOOKED: Rise Against - Kevin Kerslake, director". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  19. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (September 13, 2016). "Green Day "Bang Bang" (Tim Armstrong, dir.)". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  20. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (October 17, 2016). "Kid Cudi "Frequency" (Scott Mescudi, dir.)". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  21. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (October 31, 2016). "Kid Cudi "Surfin" (Scott Mescudi, dir.)". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  22. ^ Kreps, Daniel (November 16, 2018). "Chris Cornell's Son Portrays His Late Father in 'When Bad Does Good' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  23. ^ Gottlieb, Steven (June 25, 2019). "Blink-182 "Generational Divide" (Kevin Kerslake, dir.)". VideoStatic. Retrieved June 7, 2020.
  24. ^ Browne, David (February 5, 2020). "Watch Robbie Robertson's Evocative 'Once Were Brothers' Video". Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 7, 2020.

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