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BROKEN EARTH Deliver A Case Of Somniphobia

There is very little doubt that Broken Earth are rising stars in the Australian metalcore scene. The Sydneysiders first single Dance In The Dark saw them quickly gain radio play and now the band have returned with the deeply personal Somniphobia which has also nicely been added to the airwaves right around this big country of ours.

So just how personal is the track? Well recently the whole band sat down with HEAVY Magazine’s Dave Griffiths to chat about where the song came from and what it means to various members of the band.

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HEAVY Digi-Mag Issue #161

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I have never been one to dwell on the negatives, so I won’t start now, but spare a thought out there for EVERYONE doing it tough and make sure you keep an eye and ear out for your mates and loved ones because this world can be cruel sometimes…

On the back of practically every state in Australia being cut off from one another, all that’s left is to discover new music and fall back in love with old, so with that in mind we have tried to bring you an assortment to choose from this week and take the focus of the events at large.

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From FAKE NEWS To Everyday Warrior

In their short history Queensland punk outfit have certainly seen the highs and lows of the music industry. From getting to open for bands like Bodyjar and 28 Days through to seeing the last twelve months become a time of no gigs and band member changeovers it has been a wild ride for the boys that just want to write new music.

Now the boys are just released their brand new album titled Everyday Warrior – an album that explores topics as far and wide as aliens right through to human brainwashing.

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ALBUM REVIEW: SEETHER – Wasteland The Purgatory EP

Despite the success that the band has had over the years I have always thought that Seether are a muchly under-rated band. When it comes to hard rock there isn’t much that these guys haven’t achieved, and let’s be honest no hard rock compilation is complete without tracks like Remedy or Fake It being included.

As a song-writer Shaun Morgan has always worn his heart on his sleeve – don’t believe me then go back and listen to Broken, and perhaps that becomes even more apparent when you take a listen to their brand new EP – titled Wasteland – The Purgatory EP.

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SEETHER Brave The Wasteland With New EP

Not ones to rest on their laurels, Seether are preparing to release Wasteland – The Purgatory EP which will be available digitally and on CD July 30 and on vinyl October 22 via Fantasy Records. 

The EP comes less than ten months since Seether’s highly successful eighth album Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum (If You Want Peace, Prepare For War). 

After the first two singles swept all before them, Seether have elected to release two versions of Wasteland – one the album version, and the other an alternate version, plus three tracks left over from the last recording session.

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ICEHOUSE Get Set To TRIP THE SWITCH

There is not doubt that the past twelve months have hit the Australian music scene hard. Shows have been cancelled, festivals put on hold and in a sad state of affairs some artists who had steady gigs are having to turn away from music to make a crust.

“I don’t know how my crew have been surviving truth is I am too scared to ask,” say Icehouse’s frontman Iva Davies as he sits down with HEAVY Mag’s Dave Griffiths for a chat.

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BILLY GIBBONS With New Track

 

Hardware, the widely anticipated third solo album from ZZ Top front man Billy F Gibbons was released on Friday, June 4.

 

The album, recorded during the heat of last summer in California’s high desert near Joshua Tree, includes a total of 12 tracks, 11 of which were written by Billy and collaborators for the album plus “Hey Baby, Que Paso,”, the Texas Tornados classic.

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OBSCURA To Release New Album

 

On November 19 German metal band Obscura will herald a new era of extreme metal as they combine virtuosic songwriting with surprisingly catchy melodies and stunning craftsmanship.

 

After recently finishing the recordings in Gothenburg for their sixth studio album to date and the follow-up to 2018’s Diluvium, the combo around mastermind and founder Steffen Kummerer is now announcing the title of their upcoming album to be A Valediction.

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Review: PARKWAY DRIVE – Viva La Underdogs

 

Aussie metalcore legends Parkway Drive released another documentary earlier this year, Viva La Underdogs. Front man Winston McCall hosted a live view party and Q & A this week to shed some light on what’s been happening in the world of Parkway and what may be happening in the future, (Covid permitting of course).

 

If you haven’t seen any documentaries from these Bryon Bay boys – get onto it!

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ENSLAVED With New Tune

 

Norway’s progressive metal legends Enslaved have travelled a long way since their origins in the extreme black metal scene of the early 1990s.

 

This week sees them premiere a new live video performance of “Sacred Horse”, taken from their forthcoming package of live releases, Cinematic Tour 2020, out June 25. For Enslaved, this performance represents a cherished career zenith, unapologetically translating their extreme metal roots into grandiose psychedelia.

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