Eminem Unveils Full-Length 'Berzerk' Video Featuring Rick Rubin and Kendrick Lamar

The track comes from his eighth album - the forthcoming "Marshall Mathers LP 2."

Ultimate Guitar

Eminem has unveiled the full-length video for his new song, "Berzerk," NME reports.

Eminem shared a minute long clip during an appearance on US TV on Saturday night (September 7) as a guest on ESPN's Saturday Night Football, but has today released the full video. The track is the second to be taken from the Detroit rapper's forthcoming "Marshall Mathers LP 2" album, due for release in November.

Scroll down to watch the video, which features cameo appearances by Kendrick Lamar, Rick Rubin, Kid Rock and Slaughterhouse and also pays homage to the Beastie Boys' "So What Cha Want" video, with the distorted, photo negative background and Eminem's delivery and dress. Scroll down to watch the video for that song, which was the second single from the rap group's 1992 album "Check Your Head."

"Marshall Mathers LP 2" will be Eminem's eighth studio album and features production from Rick Rubin, NO ID and Dr. Dre amongst others. The rapper revealed "Survival," the first track to be taken from the record, last month, whilst new single "Bezerk" was shared online in the aftermath of his headline performances at Reading & Leeds Festivals.

Elsewhere on Saturday Night Football, Eminem said that "nothing" excites him about his forthcoming new album. He then continued to explain: "I'll probably be most excited to just be done with it. It's called 'Marshall Mathers LP 2' and it's kind of a revisit to the first 'Marshall Mathers LP.' That's pretty much all I can probably say about it."

"Marshall Mathers LP 2" is set to be released on November 4.

YouTube preview picture

36 comments sorted by best / new / date

    Van Guff
    Stood next to Eminem, Rick Rubin looks so out of place. The song is okay, I wouldn't listen to it out of choice, but it's nice to see the rock influences.
    Heard this earlier today, didn't really like it. And Rubin looks like he feels awkward there lol
    I know the users here aren't huge on Eminem, but the Marshall Mathers LP was a masterpiece both lyrically and musically. I just really hope this record is more a development of this mindset rather than a revisit; he's done a lot of living since MMLP, and pretending to be the same person he was 13 years ago would seem phony.
    The thing is though this doesn't sound anything like classic Eminem. I'm not sure why everybody is saying that. My favorite album of his is the SSLP, but the MMLP is a close second. That being said, I hope he doesn't just try to make a bad copy of what he did back then.
    Yeah SSLP is my favorite too. And I don't think this whole album will be like this song, I could see it bringing back some of the classic Eminem sound.
    Meh i'll listen to Megadeth instead...
    Or you can be a well-rounded person and enjoy multiple kinds of music. Seriously, Hip-Hop is an amazing and beautiful genre, and you guys need to open your goddamn minds. Guitar is not the be-all-end-all of music, and neither is Metal and dad-rock.
    I love eminem, but i do not like this song. Eminem can create better things than this song. Well that's my opinion.
    Lyrics don't do much for me. The reason I liked his music when I was a teenager was because he had a clear message, something you could somehow relate to. But this is not my cup of tea.
    "he had a clear message, something you could somehow relate to." You mean like this? "Christina Aguilera better switch me chairs/so I can get next to Carson Daly and Fred Durst/and hear 'em argue over who she gave head to first"?
    alright you obviously picked a line from a song thats just meant to be purely funny. and its not like he does nothing but write shit like that either.
    The sample is from an old Billy Squier hit called "The Stroke." Its good to see Eminem can still throw down some siiick lyrics. I honestly hope his new album is a step in the right direction. Recovery was great. Anyone who denies the magnitude of this cultural phenomenon has either been living under a rock for the past 15 years or is simply naive. Love him or hate him, a fan of hip hop or not, anyone can appreciate his life story and how far he's come from where he began. In a predominantly "black" music scene, Marshall Mather's magnitude and skill at his peak were incredible to watch unfold. Years from now people will be examining it just like they do for Elvis and how successful he was at emulating and making a mostly "black" genre his own, and popularizing it. Hell, Eminem was being played literally on every station like 10 years ago, even the rock ones. His success and crossover appeal was an anomaly not seen or heard of since then. His rise to the top was at the right place, at the right time. Some might even say his cross over appeal might've even helped solidify "rap rock" as mainstream at the time, because aggressive masochistic hip hop was being showcased by many "rock" or "metal" bands...
    I was not impressed by this.. will still probably get the album though seeing as the Marshall Mathers LP was the first CD I ever bought
    The only hiphop I listen to often is Eminem, Beastie Boys and Kendrick Lamar so it was cool to see them here
    While we're at it, can we have an article about Miley Cyrus and twerking?
    I revisited my Marshall Mathers LP recently, thinking I was going to relive the amazing experience I had when i was 12 or so. Didn't happen. Unfortunately, I think it was more about the shock value for me than anything else.
    Suddenly I find myself more excited about this then the new Metallica movie... Wtf is happening?
    Wtf has this got to do with guitar? And don't tell me Rick Rubin...
    Maybe, just maybe it's because of the guitar playing in the song? No, surely that can't be it right?
    This is a pretty good song. Much better than the other crap playing on popular radios nowadays
    The beat sounds like it's from the Beastie Boys, but I dig the Billy Squier sample. I think I'll stick to Battlecross for now though.
    Isn't the 'Kick it!' sample also from the Beastie Boys (fight for your right)?
    blah... this is absolutely horrible. I don't have any respect for a genre that can't write new music, but only feeds off of what is already proven to be successful. Leeches.
    real Kid Rock in the new Eminem 'Berserk'....if only ppl knew the underground beef in Mich during the time ICP & Kid Rock & Eminem were carving a name for themselves....its like Megadeth and Metallica making up...now if they ever burry the hatchet (pun intended) w ICP, one of the most heated beefs in the Mid-West can b put to bed!!like a white ppl version of if 2pac made up w Biggie and B.I.G. never ate 2pac secretly while Suge Knight watched ala Jaba the Hut style....that's what happened right?
    Eminem and news relevant to him is better than most of the headlines on this site anyways. Long Live King matters. Rick Rubben looks ****en bad ass in this video as well.
    Look guys, this is the big straight-to-radio single and if this already sort of sounds alright, then I'm guessing the LP will be fresh as well.