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Stray From The Path Unleash Single + Video ‘Actions Not Words’

Stray From The Path Unleash Single + Video ‘Actions Not Words’

STRAY FROM THE PATH UNVEIL MONSTER NEW SINGLE + VIDEO ‘ACTIONS NOT WORDS’


Long Island hard hitters Stray From The Path have unleashed a monster new single and video in the form of ‘Actions Not Words’. Recently, Kerrang! joined the band in the studio to discuss the making of the track, which is now available to view in the latest entry of Will Putney’s Art of The Record series. Watch HERE.

It comes ahead of the release of Stray From The Path’s full-length album Internal Atomics, which drops on Friday November via UNFD.

 

CLICK BELOW TO WATCH THE ‘ACTIONS NOT WORDS’ MUSIC VIDEO

 

Opening with a punishing barrage of drums and distortion before kicking into signature-Stray groove-laden riffs, ‘Actions Not Words’ harnesses the band’s frustrations at inaction towards inequality. Lyrically, the track is directly inspired by the band’s experience working alongside humanitarian organisations including Actions Not Words and Hardcore Help.

In 2018 the band teamed up with the organisations to raise funds for water filters for villages outside Nairobi, Kenya. After travelling there to help install the filters and meet the community, an experience that would prove to be as shocking and indescribable as rewarding, the band were even more committed to spreading their message of “actions, not words”.

“What touched us the most from this experience is that Rico from Hardcore Help and Ross from Actions Not Words had dropped everything they had and made this their life. They saw people in need and they took action to make a difference,” the band says.

“People, including us, are guilty of complaining about things that are insignificant once you experience something like the community we saw. Now, it doesn’t take something as extreme and die hard as dropping everything in your life to move to Africa to make a change. True change can start anywhere with doing our best to make sure people have what they need to survive.”

Stray From The Path will tour worldwide in support of Internal Atomics, including a North American tour with Counterparts, their biggest UK/EU headline shows to date with support from The Devil Wears Prada, Gideon, and Loathe and playing UNIFY Gathering in January.

Full dates and tickets HERE.

 

CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN TO ‘ACTIONS NOT WORDS’

‘INTERNAL ATOMICS’ TRACK LISTING:

1. ‘Ring Leader’
2. Kickback’ (ft. Brendan Murphy)
3. ‘The First Will Be Last’
4. Fortune Teller
5. ‘Second Death’
6. ‘Beneath The Surface’
7. ‘Something In The Water’
8. ‘Holding Cells For The Living Dead’
9. ‘Double Down’ (ft. Matt Honeycutt)
10. Actions Not Words

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Steel Panther Release song ‘Gods of Pussy’

Steel Panther Release song ‘Gods of Pussy’

Image result for steel panther heading white on black

RELEASE THE SONG ‘GODS OF PUSSY’ 

“GODS OF PUSSY” OUT NOW
“HEAVY METAL RULES” ALBUM OUT SEPTEMBER 27
https://lnk.to/HeavyMetalRules


On the heels of the recently announced new album and headline tour, California’s greatest export and relationship experts Steel Panther are releasing another song from their highly-anticipated upcoming album, Heavy Metal Rules. The song “Gods Of Pussy” is now available on all digital streaming services and is available as an instant download via all digital retailers.

Lyrically, “Gods Of Pussy” is a life manifesto as only vocalist Michael Starr, guitarist Satchel, bassist Lexxi Foxx and drummer Stix Zadinia can unleash upon the world. Fans can go to: https://lnk.to/HeavyMetalRules to check out the song.
The new album Heavy Metal Rules is scheduled for release on September 27th. The hard-partying foursome have created the heavy metal version of a self-help manual and ultimate party album combined. The new album is available for pre-order in various bundle configuration here: https://lnk.to/HeavyMetalRules.
For the uninitiated, Steel Panther was formed in 2000 and is comprised of Michael Starr (lead singer), Satchel (guitarist), Lexxi Foxx (bass) and Stix Zadinia (drums). Hailing from Los Angeles, the epicenter for rock n’ roll in all its debauchery and glamour, Steel Panther has established themselves as the world’s premier party band, melding hard rock virtuosity with parody and criminally good looks.

 

Steel Panther’s fifth studio album will be unleashed into the world on Friday September 27 and can be pre-ordered at https://lnk.to/HeavyMetalRules. Singles “All I Wanna do is Fuck (Myself Tonight)”, “Always Gonna Be a Ho” and “Gods Of Pussy” are out now!

 

 

 

 

Killswitch Engage Release Incendiary New Clip For ‘The Signal Fire’

Killswitch Engage Release Incendiary New Clip For ‘The Signal Fire’

KILLSWITCH ENGAGE 
RELEASE INCENDIARY NEW CLIP FOR THE SIGNAL FIRE
FEATURING BOTH CURRENT AND FORMER KSE SINGERS 
JESSE LEACH + HOWARD JONES TRADING VOCALS FOR THE FIRST TIME IN AN OFFICIAL BAND VIDEO

NEW ALBUM ATONEMENT OUT NOW ON SONY MUSIC
HITS #1 ON MULTIPLE ITUNES CHARTS AROUND THE GLOBE


Grammy-nominated and Gold-selling hard rock heavyweights Killswitch Engage have just released the video for the song The Signal Fire from their new album Atonement, out now via Sony Music. Current and former KsE singers Jesse Leach and Howard Jones trade vocals in this simple but electrifying performance clip.

 

Watch the video, directed by the band’s longtime collaborator Ian McFarland (The Godfathers of Hardcore, Meshuggah) here:

 

 

“This video is a demonstration of solidarity and unity,” says Leach. “This is for the fans and this is our testimony to all who see this video. In these times we live in, I believe this is an important message — not just for us as a band and our fans but for all of humanity. This is a call for compassion and understanding! There is strength in unity.”

Leach continues, “The making of the video was a great experience as well. Just all of us guys hanging out and having fun together.  Ian McFarland did a hell of a job capturing the vibe and energy of our performances.”

“It was another silly day at the office,” says Jones. “Good food, lots of wrestling talk, and hanging with the boys is a great way to spend the day and get a little work done. Shout out to Ian McFarland for making everything painless at the shoot. The day was all smiles — with a hint of metal.”

KsE previously shared the new single, Unleashed. Watch the visualizer here.

The band also shared the video for, I Am Broken Too. Watch it here.

BUY ATONEMENT HERE

 


ATONEMENT TRACK LISTING:

01. Unleashed
02. The Signal Fire [Featuring Howard Jones]
03. Us Against the World
04. The Crownless King [Featuring Chuck Billy]
05. I Am Broken Too
06. As Sure As the Sun Will Rise
07. Know Your Enemy
08. Take Control
09. Ravenous
10. I Can’t Be the Only One
11. Bite the Hand That Feeds

 

 

 


ABOUT KILLSWITCH ENGAGE: 
Killswitch Engage first shook the structure of heavy music upon climbing out of snowy industrialized Western Massachusetts in 1999. A musical outlier, the band pioneered a union of thrashed-out European guitar pyrotechnics, East Coast hardcore spirit, on-stage hijinks, and enlightened lyricism that set the pace for what the turn-of-the-century deemed heavy. 2002’s Alive Or Just Breathingbecame avowed as a definitive album, being named among “The Top 100 Greatest Metal Albums of the Decade” by Decibel and celebrated by everyone from Metal Hammer to Revolver. Not only did they bust open the floodgates for dozens to follow, but they also garnered two GRAMMY®Award nominations in the category of “Best Metal Performance” in 2005 and 2014, respectively, and gold certifications for The End of Heartache [2004] and As Daylight Days [2006]. The group landed three consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top 200 with Killswitch Engage [2009], Disarm The Descent [2013], and their career high best bow at #6 with Incarnate [2016]. The latter two releases would also both capture #1 on the Top Rock Albums and Top Hard Rock Albums charts. Their total streams have exceeded half-a-billion to date. Along the way, the band has shared stages with some of the biggest acts in the world and have sold out countless headline gigs in six continents across the globe.

2019 represents another turning point. The quintet—Adam Dutkiewicz [lead guitar], Joel Stroetzel [rhythm guitar], Mike D’Antonio [bass], Justin Foley [drums], and Jesse Leach [vocals]—sharpen every side of this signature sound on their eighth full-length and first for Sony Music, Atonement.

 

True Crime Duo SKYND Release ‘Tyler Hadley’ Video. ‘Chapter II’

True Crime Duo SKYND Release ‘Tyler Hadley’ Video. ‘Chapter II’

TRUE CRIME DUO SKYND RELEASE
TYLER HADLEY VIDEO 

CHAPTER II EP OUT NOW


Industrial-tinged duo SKYND is the dark creative outlet and the alter ego of its lead singer, Skynd, and producer and multi-instrumentalist Father. The pair explores the darkest and most disturbing parts of the human psyche and furthers their delightfully creepy aesthetic. They siphon inspiration from inexplicable and brutal criminal cases, and the mystery surrounding unsolved deaths, and transforms them into songs. Who needs Investigation Discovery when you have SKYND?

The duo recently dropped the Chapter II EP.

BUY/LISTEN CHAPTER II HERE

 Jim Jones, the first song and video from Chapter II, dropped earlier this year. Watch it here. The EP also features the songs Katherine Knight and Tyler Hadley.

Watch the Tyler Hadley video here:

 

“On Katherine Knight, we were searching for a theme,” SKYND reveals about the song influenced by the notorious Australian woman who skinned her victim. “And I thought, ‘Why don’t we just write a fucked up love song?’ She was a psychopath and unable to feel true empathy and true love and that’s why I wanted to write a love song about her. If you have love and hate, and you put them together, they cancel each other out. Hate + Love = NOTHING, so you can’t feel anything, and that is what I am saying in the lyrics.”

She continues, “I just wanted to come up with a fucked up love story and she was in my head for a very long time. And I had her story in my diary since I was 14. I knew about her for a very long time. She was one of the reasons that I went to Australia — because I wanted to have an interview with her. But that was just impossible. She never really talked about the whole crime, she never told anyone what was her trigger, why she did what she did. Of course she didn’t want to be alone but she really never gave a reason why.”

Regarding Tyler Hadley, which follows the story of a boy who killed both of his parents because he wanted to throw a party at his house, SKYND says, “He developed the idea to kill his parents so he didn’t have to ask for permission anymore. He ended up having a party in the house that dead bodies were in, so it’s really creepy.”

Father weighs in on these new visuals, saying, “We don’t create — we document. We don’t see ourselves as artists, but as craftsmen and we are getting better and better at it. Chapter II is the current state of our abilities.”

Last year, SKYND arrived on the scene with a debut EP featuring three songs and videos that nodded to infamous serial killers. Chapter 1 included Elisa Lam, Gary Heidnik, which features a cameo from Korn frontman and true crime aesthete Jonathan Davis, and Richard Ramirez.


CHAPTER II EP TRACK LISTING:

01. Jim Jones
02. Tyler Hadley
03. Katherine Knight

 

 

 

 

 

 


ABOUT SKYND:
We all conceal something behind the earthly façade we show to the world. Maybe, it’s an unspoken fetish. Perhaps it’s a covetous urge. Or it could just be the kind of darkness we acknowledge in passing—but don’t dare reference out loud. SKYND peel back those layers and uncover what lurks beneath in all of its painful glory. The industrialized gothic electronic duo—Skynd [lead vocals] and “Father” [producer, multi-instrumentalist]—exorcize beauty by bloodletting as they mine some of history’s most baffling, bizarre, and brutal crimes on their debut trio of interconnected independent singles.

With the release of Chapter 1 in 2018, and over 3 million hits on Youtube, SKYND are back. The duo represents the next level of aural immersion, intermingling sound, visuals, and a warning worth heeding.“All human beings are capable of cruelty,” Skynd says. “We have to keep the inner animal in check. We’re here to provide a different perspective on the psyche to maybe answer some questions.”

NEWS: VERMONT RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE “RUIN”

NEWS: VERMONT  RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE “RUIN”

VERMONT 
RELEASE BRAND NEW SINGLE “RUIN” + ANNOUNCE DEBUT SELF-TITLED EP


Melbourne’s four-piece alternative rock/emo outfit Vermont are blasting back on the scene with their first release of the year, “Ruin”, which takes notions of expectation and self-dissatisfaction and converts these ideals into a fiery rock track. “Ruin” comes paired with a music video and the announcement of the boys self-titled debut EP, due for release Friday September 20!

This brand new single is produced, engineered, mixed & mastered by Christopher Vernon (Belle Haven, Deadlights, Better Half) and is an infectious pop rock tune that features a melodic backbone, distorted guitar tones and a catchy chorus complete with angsty vocals to boot. “Ruin” addresses self reflection and as front man Joshua Swanwick explains, “highlights an inability to be satisfied with who you are. Whether that is from the expectations of others or expectations of your own.”

The music video that accompanies sees the band play through their brand new single in a room filled with a smokey atmosphere, strobe lighting and neat camera work by Martin Wood Imagery(DREGG, The Gloom In The Corner, Weighbridge). The film features slow camera spins and glitchy film effects that give the clip an edge and uses close ups to show the weight of the emotion behind the lyrics.

Depth Magazine placed Vermont in their Saturday Spotlight late last year and commented on the way the band is able to evoke emotion and create music at a standard typically higher than most this early on in their musical career by saying: “With only three songs currently released, Vermont have the sound of a band well beyond their years … Touching on themes of relationships, heartbreak, pain, and inner demons, Vermont are able to create an overwhelming aura of emotion through their sound. Dark guitar and bass tones consistently combine with melancholy vocals in their songs to instill a constant feeling of inner aching.”

Vermont will release their debut EP September 20, which will add four brand new tracks to the bands repertoire and will build on the thoughts and themes of the previous three singles. The Vermont EP encapsulates feelings of anxiety, toxic relationships, self doubt and the environments that mold us. Joshua explains that the EP “focuses heavily on how so many different things form together to make us who we are. It’s not always pretty and at times it feels like its all too much.”

 

Vermont formed in late 2017 and is comprised of Joshua Swanwick (vocals), Jono Hnatejko (guitar), Nathan Borg (bass) and Curtly Lyon (drums). The quartet once made up three of five members of a pop-punk group that grew out of the music they were creating, only to come together down the track and rebrand as the band we see today. In the early stages of their musical journey, the band has only played a handful of shows around Melbourne, but have made sure to leave a mark on the stages they have graced, having played alongside Reside, Stuck Out and The Playbook most notably. Vermont strive to produce music that they love and aim to further develop and enhance their sound as they progress and explore new territories.

“Ruin” is out now and available on all digital and streaming platforms! Vermont EP will be released Friday September 20.

Stay in touch with Vermont

 

CITY CALM DOWN | New track ‘Mother’ Out Today | Watch The Video

CITY CALM DOWN | New track ‘Mother’ Out Today | Watch The Video

 

‘MOTHER’

Watch the new video from City Calm Down
Directed by Matt Sav
Taken from upcoming album Television
Out Friday 23 August
Touring nationally in October – on sale now via www.citycalmdown.com


“I grew up in a household of five boys, and my mum took on the primary caring duties for the five of us. We weren’t easy kids to look after: babysitters usually only lasted a couple of visits. I guess this song is a way of saying thanks to my mum (and dad) for putting up with the five of us.” – Jack Bourke

 


Television Album
City Calm Down
Out Friday 23 August through I OH YOU
Available for pre-order here

 

Television tracklist:
1. Television
2. Visions Of Graceland
3. Mother
4. Stuck (On The Eastern)
5. Lucy Bradley
6. Flight
7. Weatherman
8. A Seat In the Trees
9. New Year’s Eve
10. Cut The Wires

NEWS: TOOL’S ‘Fear Inoculum’ Arrives August 30

NEWS: TOOL’S ‘Fear Inoculum’ Arrives August 30

TOOL’S FEAR INOCULUM ARRIVES AUG. 30

STREAM THE TITLE TRACK FROM THE YEAR’S
MOST ANTICIPATED ALBUM

PRE-ORDERS, INCLUDING A UNIQUE LIMITED-EDITION CD PACKAGE ARE AVAILABLE NOW


Continuing their affinity for pushing the boundaries of physical packaging, the GRAMMY Award® winning outfit has created a deluxe, limited-edition CD version of Fear Inoculum. The collectible offering, which was conceived by and directed by Adam Jones, features a 4” HD rechargeable screen with exclusive video footage, charging cable, 2 watt speaker, a 36-page booklet and a digital download card. Pre-orders for both the special package and digital downloads are available now. A vinyl release will be announced soon.

PRE-ORDER FEAR INOCULUM HERE

The 85-minute collection was produced by TOOL, with Joe Barresi engineering and mixing the release. Barresi also worked with the band on 10,000 Days.

The song stream and pre-order news arrives as the Los Angeles band recently made several of their previous releases, OpiateUndertowÆnimaLateralus and 10,000 Days, available for the first time on digital service providers. The releases racked up over 20 million streams in the first 48 hours of release, as well as quickly claiming five spots on iTunes’ Top 10 Albums chart.

 

 

 

TOOL formed in 1990, releasing four multi-platinum studio albums: Undertow (1993), Ænima (1996),Lateralus (2001) and 10,000 Days (2006); two EPs: 72826 (1991) and Opiate (1992) and the limited-edition boxset Salival (2000). The band has won three GRAMMY Awards®: Best Metal Performance (1998, Ænima), Best Metal Performance (2002, Schism) and Best Recording Package (2007, 10,000 Days).

TOOL is Danny Carey (drums), Justin Chancellor (bass), Adam Jones (guitar)
and Maynard James Keenan (vocals)

 

NEWS:MYLK ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE + VIDEO NOT MY FAULT

NEWS:MYLK ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE + VIDEO  NOT MY FAULT

MYLK ANNOUNCE NEW SINGLE + VIDEO

NOT MY FAULT 

+ MELBOURNE LAUNCH SHOW ON AUGUST 23


Lovable indie rockers Mylk have today announced the release of their fun new single Not My Fault, a hooky track about being a bit of a bad luck magnet, set for release on August 8.  The group have also released a fittingly entertaining and super endearing clip for Not My Fault; it’s a one-shot-wonder bursting with youth and personality.  And they’ll be celebrating the release with an exclusive hometown show at the Grace Darling Hotel in Melbourne on August 23.

Not My Fault is the perfect example of what Mylk is – a bit cheeky, undeniably catchy, with idiosyncratic vocals and colloquial charm.  Not My Fault is an uncomplicated yet extremely effective track, kind of effocative of jangle legend Mac Demarco but still with a unique Mylk spin.  Thrilled to be releasing the track, Nathaniel Peacock, lead vocalist of Mylk says, “It feels great to be releasing this track after working so hard on it for such a long time.  We love the song, and to finally be able to show it to the world is exciting and relieving, hopefully it gets stuck in people’s heads!”  Not My Fault was inspired by a simple melody, and the song was completely written without any lyrics at first.  “It was while jamming the song instrumentally that we just happened to sing the words ‘it’s not my fault’ to the tune of the chorus and the rest of the lyrics just came together.  The lyrical content of the song is not meant to be taken super seriously at all, with the track aiming to be fun and catchy, and something to make people move.”

The clip for Not My Fault is just as eccentric as the band themselves, as the viewer is taken on a spectacularly quirky ride through a classic sharehouse environment with a surreal twist.  Working alongside Jack Wilson-Lee of JWL Productions, there’s puppies, hairdryers in the bathtub, backyard amateur theatre, and more, and it’s all tied together with a wonderfully apathetic performance from Mylk.  It’s tongue-in-cheek, but it has a lot of heart, and it does a great job of convincing the viewer that Mylk would be a pretty fun group of friends to have.  Explaining the inspiration behind the clip, Peacock says, “The video is a bunch of small sketches where different events occur that are seemingly ‘Not My Fault’, this idea of doing multiple lighthearted sketches was our idea from the beginning of planning the video, as well as creating the effect that the video was filmed all in one take.  We wanted the video to emphasise the lyrics in the song, as they do tell somewhat of a story.”

Mylk are celebrating Not My Fault with a show at Melbourne’s own Grace Darling Hotel on August 23.  Giving fans a taste of what to expect on the night, Peacock enthuses, “We really take pride in our live performances, and I think we can all say that playing gigs is our favourite part of being in a band and making music.  Mylk gigs tend to be a great time, at least for us, with a fun and safe environment for all encouraged.  We make sure that our recorded music is exactly the same as our live performances in terms of sound, and that the shows give everyone a memorable experience and an excuse to shake yo booty.”

Mylk is Nathaniel Peacock (lead vocals, guitar), Harry Bohmer (lead guitar), Julian Addati (bass guitar), and Ewen Stewart (percussion, backup vocals).

Not My Fault  is out August 8.


MYLK ‘NOT MY FAULT’ LAUNCH SHOW
FRI 23 AUG | GRACE DARLING HOTEL, COLLINGWOOD VIC | 18+
Tickets available on the door.

Stay in touch with MYLK –

 

 

 

NEWS:RITUALS OF MINE ANNOUNCE NEW EP SLEEPER HOLD

NEWS:RITUALS OF MINE ANNOUNCE NEW EP SLEEPER HOLD

ELECTRONIC & ALT-R&B DUO RITUALS OF MINE ANNOUNCE NEW EP SLEEPER HOLD OUT OCTOBER 4


Rituals of Mine, the electronic recording project of Los Angeles-based songwriterTerra Lopez and percussionist Adam Pierce, announce their new EP, SLEEPER HOLD, out October 4 via Carpark Records.

The video for lead single, BURST, which premiered this week via Billboard Pride, was directed by Kris Esfandiari (King Woman) and was created by a majority queer, women, and trans crew. Over nightmarish, staccato instrumentation, BURST reconciles with childhood and past traumas. The concept of the video stems directly from Lopez’s tendency to use basketball as a coping mechanism when she was younger and represents herself overcoming the obstacles of being a queer woman of colour in the industry.

“With this new material, I’m confronting a lot of personal issues I haven’t addressed before,” says Lopez. “I made a promise to myself that I’m no longer going to play small or hide behind metaphors, that I’m going to really lean into self-confidence, self-reliance and take up space. ‘BURST’ is the beginning of that.”

WATCH THE VIDEO FOR LEAD SINGLE BURST

SLEEPER HOLD follows their minimalist debut, Devoted, and is as tense and captivating as its name suggests. Lopez began writing the songs that would eventually inhabit the EP during one of the most harrowing and self-reflective times in her life. “In 2016 my father committed suicide, and six months later my best friend died in an accident,” recalls Lopez. “Both of those losses were incredibly devastating, and it was massive for me because these two people who were such important figures in my life were gone. These new songs all derived from the past three and a half years of my life and what those losses made me confront.”

Lopez flew from California to Florida to work with her long-time collaborator and producer Wes Jones and began developing a brooding sound that would match the emotional intensity of her writing. Having the intimate space of a studio, occupied by only her and a producer, meant that Lopez could write from the heart in a way that didn’t feel possible when there were more people in the room. Over the course of a few months the two would craft some of the project’s most cavernous and vulnerable songs to date. “This new material is very direct and focused on what I want to express with things I’ve held in for so long.” says Lopez. “It’s finally me addressing all of that trauma because I finally had the space to do so.”


RITUALS OF MINE – SLEEPER HOLD EP
PRE-ORDER NOW

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NEWS: Northlane Release New Video ‘Eclipse’ From Their Highly Anticipated New Album ‘Alien’

NEWS: Northlane Release New  Video ‘Eclipse’ From Their Highly Anticipated New Album ‘Alien’

NORTHLANE
RELEASE NEW VIDEO, ECLIPSE
 FROM THEIR HIGHLY ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM, ALIEN OUT FRIDAY 

ALIEN RELEASE SHOW DETAILS REVEALED


Northlane’s highly anticipated fifth studio album, Alien, is released this Friday via UNFD and to add to the excitement, the band have released a brand-new video for Eclipse as a Youtube premiere.

Eclipse is an attempt to understand the reasons and motivations behind the things my father did. When everything else in his life went wrong, he took it out on my sister and I. It’s easy to say that he was just a bad father but it was a bit more complicated than that. Despite trying to see it through his eyes, I’ve promised myself that I will never turn out like him, as a father, a husband or a man.” explains vocalist, Marcus Bridge

Eclipse is the follow up to the Bloodline video, also directed by Jason Eshraghian.

Marcus Bridge adds “I had a very clear vision for the Eclipse video and Jason absolutely nailed it. To mirror the theme of the lyrics, I wanted the viewer to literally see the world through my father’s eyes. You see all the awful stuff we went through as children but also what led him to do those things. Like the Bloodline video, this will make some people uncomfortable but unfortunately this is a reality for a lot of people.”

Watch the video for Eclipse here:

 

The band are also thrilled to reveal a free intimate release show at Yah Yah’s in Melbourne on Friday, August 2 to celebrate the release of Alien. The event will also feature a pop-up store and attendance will be at a first come, first serve basis. Be sure to get there early to avoid disappointment.

NORTHLANE ‘ALIEN RELEASE SHOW’

FRIDAY 2 AUGUST
YAH YAH’S
99 LITTLE SMITH ST, FITZROY VICTORIA
8PM

FREE ENTRY! 
*There will be no pre-sale tickets

THE EVENT FEATURES A NORTHLANE POP UP STORE

For a band that have traditionally focused on wider issues in the outside world, Alien is easily the most personal statement of their career. “I was raised in hell but I made it out,” says Northlane vocalist Marcus Bridge. “Raised in a place I shouldn’t have been, and no child should have been. But I’ve been able to break free.”

While some long-time listeners might assume that the title Alien is a continuation of the space and futuristic themes that have characterised previous Northlane albums, it’s instead a reflection of the alienation Bridge felt as a child “who grew up in a weird, unusual household and who was bullied at school because of it”. 

Produced by the band themselves, the album was recorded at Chris Blancato’s studio in Sydney, whereNorthlane recorded their first EP, 2010’s Hollow Existence. Bridge did his vocals at Sydney’s Electric Sun Studios, where the quintet made their 2011 debut album, Discoveries.

For a band marking their 10th anniversary in 2019, Alien is a bold leap forward; the work of a group fighting their way out of their corner by moving forward rather than looking back. Their previous three albums may have debuted in the Top 5 in Australia – with Node landing at Number One before going on to win an ARIA Award for Best Hard Rock or Heavy Metal Album, an accolade also awarded to Mesmer – but Northlane are in no mood to play it safe.

Alien pre-orders are available now.
Alien is available as Exclusive Vinyl, CD and Merchandise options
in limited quantities worldwide via unfdstore.com.

In support ofAlien, Northlane will be heading to North America for a headline run throughout August and September with Erra, Currents and Crystal Lake. October will see them tour Australia and New Zealand before their European Headline tour in November and December supported by PolarisSilent Planet andVoid of Vision.

triple j presents

ALIEN WORLD TOUR
AUSTRALIAN TOUR DATES:

WITH GUESTS
COUNTERPARTS, SILENT PLANET & VOID OF VISION

FRIDAY 11 OCTOBER  – UNSW ROUNDHOUSE, SYDNEY
SATURDAY 12 OCTOBER  – TRIFFID, BRISBANE SOLD OUT!
THURSDAY 17 OCTOBER – 170 RUSSELL, MELBOURNE
FRIDAY 18 OCTOBER – 170 RUSSELL, MELBOURNE SOLD OUT!

SATURDAY 19 OCTOBER – LION ARTS FACTORY, ADELAIDE SOLD OUT!
SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER – CAPITOL, PERTH

VIP packages and tickets are available at northlaneband.com


ALIEN TRACK LISTING:

01. Details Matter
02. Bloodline
03. 4D
04. Talking Heads
05. Freefall
06. Jinn
07. Eclipse
08. Rift
09. Paradigm
10. Vultures
11. Sleepless


 

 

NORTHLANE