Behind Crimson Eyes are an Australian post-hardcore rock band from Melbourne, Victoria. Their debut album attempted a more mainstream direction compared to their previous two EP releases, featuring heavy rock mixed with elements of the mainstream idea of screamo, pop and, allegedly, metal. Since forming in 2004, they have played the Melbourne leg of the Taste of Chaos tour in 2005, after which they sold out all but one show on their national headline tour, clocking up over 150 shows in 2005.
We Are The Ocean is an English post-hardcore band from Loughton, Essex. The band formed in 2007 and have since toured with such bands as The Used, Lostprophets, Underoath, Thrice, Funeral for a Friend, Fightstar and You Me At Six. The band blend many different styles but most recently have drifted away from post-hardcore towards a softer rock sound, with Dan's screams replaced with a more gravelly singing style and more emphasis placed on choruses and hooks.
Funeral for a Friend is a post-hardcore band from Wales. They formed in 2001 as a sextet called January Thirst. This did not last long, and in 2002 Funeral for a Friend recorded their debut EP Between Order and Model with their original 6-piece line up. After having been together for just a few months, the band changed their line up and subsequently signed a deal with Warner Brothers records for whom they recorded their second EP Four Ways To Scream Your Name.
Potentailly one of the raddest bunch of dudebros to make music in Australia..Making the perfect mix of mosh,swedish death metal, hardcore, post hardcore and sensible pop melodies the Amity Affliction is hard to beat. The Amity Affliction is: Vox- Joel
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Touring with Coma Lies in early June, a Band not to be missed
Alexisonfire (pronounced 'alexis-on-fire') is a band from St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. Their music is characterized by turbulent and explosive dynamics with intricate guitar melodies. Consisting of five friends, they formed in late 2001 as the result of a three-band break up. The band’s name is inspired by a lactating contortionist stripper named Alexis Fire. This caused problems when she discovered that they were using her website name (alexisonfire.
Bullet for My Valentine are a metalcore band from Bridgend, formed in 1998. The band is composed of Matt Tuck (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Michael Paget (lead guitar), Jason James (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Michael Thomas (drums). They were formed under the name Jeff Killed John and started their music career by covering songs by Metallica and Nirvana. Jeff Killed John recorded six songs which were not released; two of these tracks were reworked later in their career as Bullet for My Valentine.
With their debut album, Life Of The Party, Sydney pop punk outfit Heroes For Hire are set to make the jump from the highways of Australia to stereos worldwide. No strangers to hard work, the band have been juggling their love for playing live with their studio commitments, following the path laid by great Australian rock’n’roll acts like The Living End and Grinspoon. All this van time has resulted in the assured and confident Life Of The Party, a record any passing fan of Blink 182, Fall Out Boy and All Time Low will be instantly enamoured of.
City Escape was formed in August 2007 and immediately started writing songs and hit the stage. A few months later in January 2008 they released a 4 track demo which appears on Myspace and can be downloaded for free. As the months have gone on since the demos release the 4 piece Rock/Ambient group has gone on to play a substantial number of shows across Australia and has supported acts such as: Thrice (USA), Closure in Moscow, All Time Low, Elora Danan (RIP), Craig Owens, House Vs. Hurricane, Set Your Goals and Forgiven Rival.
Pierce the Veil, formerly known as Before Today, are a post-hardcore band from San Diego, California. Pierce the Veil were formed in the fall of 1998 under the name Early Times. After recording an EP titled Roots Beneath Ideals, they signed to Equal Vision. Due to copyright issues, the band released their next album, A Celebration of An Ending, under the name Before Today, which was taken from the title of a song off No Turning Back, an EP released under Early Times.