“This is what I’m fucking talking about!” were my exact words the moment the very first song off of Halfway Human (eOne/SPV/Longbranch), ‘Shape Shifter’ finished playing in my ears for the first time. Since then I have not been able to turn this album off. Brushing your teeth to ‘Absolution’, track seven on the album has proven quite difficult with all the head banging. “No longer will we be casualties to an unrealistic world!!!!”….toothpaste everywhere! Continue reading
Band guitarist Adam Crowe wrote this record from his now Berlin, Germany base with Cam Jose via email, and enlisted former Defeater drummer Andy Reitz and bassist Jared Crowe of Perth, Australia based The Others to play on the record. Together they entered Getaway Studios in Boston with producer Jay Maas during July/August 2014, with the end result then mastered by Brad Boatright at Audiosiege.
The artwork for Tide reflects the bands coastal West Australian roots with a sobering photo based insert brought to life by fellow sandgropers Mike Maxted & Adam Borello, with Tom Sweetman & Dick Smith handling layout duties.
The band has booked an upcoming Australian tour with Blacklisted.
May 08: Margaret River Footy Club (18+)*
May 09: Rosemount, Perth (18+)
May 10: HQ, Leederville (AA)
May 13: Enigma, Adelaide (Lic/AA)
May 14: Northcote Social, Melbourne (18+)
May 15: Red Rattler, Sydney (Lic/AA)
May 16: Small Ballroom, Newcastle (18+)
May 17: Upstairs 199, Brisbane (Day AA)
May 17: Brightside, Brisbane (Night 18+)