The song is from the album Brothers.
The video is a Real Trailer, Fake Movie for a movie by the same name, and is chock-full of stars. The full list of stars is Tricia Helfer, Diora Baird, Sean Patrick Flanery, Christian Serratos, Corbin Bernsen, Todd Bridges, and Shaun White.
The video can be found on YouTube.
Howlin' for You provides examples of:
- Action Girl: All of the women featured.
- And Starring/As Himself: "And introducing Patrick Carney and Dan Auerbach as Las Teclas de Negro."
- Badass Preacher/Bad Habits: The priest played by Todd Bridges."I'm pretty sure God would consider it a sin not to glorify that ass."
- Bilingual Bonus: "Las Teclas De Negro" is Spanish for "The Black Keys".
- Bond One-Liner: "You're welcome."
- Call-Back: Frank, the stuffed dinosaur from the "Tighten Up" and "Next Girl" videos, makes a cameo.
- Chainsaw Good: The neck of Dan's guitar conceals a pop-out chainsaw.
- Exploitation Film: The video is one long homage to the genre.
- Eye Scream: Alexa slashes a man across the eyes with a knife.
- Instrument of Murder: The instruments turn into weapons, including a chainsaw that pops out when the neck of the guitar is removed.
- Katanas Are Just Better: Several show up.
- Mutilation Interrogation: Mentioned. "I'll get the information I want if I have to stab it out of you."
- Ms. Fanservice: Both Tricia Helfer and Diora Baird.
- Noodle Incident: The priest once strangled a chupacabra with his bare hands for not saying grace."Don't ask, you will never know what I'm talkin' about."
- Out with a Bang: "Bad guys beware: she'll bang you, but then she'll hang you."
- Quotes Fit for a Trailer: A fake version: a random goon says, "It's about to go down" in a portentous way.
- Real Trailer, Fake Movie
- Roaring Rampage of Revenge: Alexa Wolff is on one, but its complicated by the fact that she falls in love with the man she's after.
- She Is All Grown Up: "Now this kitten's all grown up and the claws are coming out."
- The Western
- You Killed My Father: The reason why Alexa is on her Roaring Rampage of Revenge.