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Not every post-hardcore band will list everyone from Rage Against The Machine & Terrence McKenna to Tool & Bob Dylan as the influences to their sound, but Brisbane four piece Deadlights have been working hard to prove they are anything but just another post-hardcore band.
Having crafted a sound and live show that is truly unique, Deadlights have been given the opportunity to share the stage with everyone from Confession to Silverstein, and from Every Time I Die to Dance Gavin Dance. They became the band people go home and instantly tell their friends about, and now, with the announcement of their debut album 'Mesma,' and the release of the single Invisible Hands, the weight has been put weight behind those words.
"There is a natural energy transference that occurs between all things. Mesma is an exploration into the relationship between the erratic chaos of life and the hypnotic undertones of order," vocalist Dylan Davidson explains.
Deadlights have spent their years defining themselves by their DIY ethic, which as Davidson continues, reflects in their signing to Greyscale Records. "As soon as we heard that Greyscale came into existence we thought 'They're the ones for us.' The music scene needs a rad grass roots company to change it up. We are going to make waves together."
For the past 9 years, Dylan Davidson, Tynan Reibelt, and Joshua O'Callaghan have been working together to develop a sound that is truly their own, and with the recent addition of Sean Prior, the band has truly found themselves and now, after years of slow, calculated steps, the band walked into Loose Stones Studios with Andy Marsh of Thy Art Is Murder, and walked out with their Greyscale Records debut, 'Mesma.'
|Primary Format - Music||CD|
|Music Genre||Post-Hardcore / Alternative Rock / Metal|
|Music Genre Primary||Punk & Hardcore|
|Music Genre Secondary||Alternative|
- 1. Order Without Order
- 2. The Mad Scientist
- 3. Preconception
- 4. Wavelengths
- 5. Everything All At Once
- 6. Attitude & Longitude
- 7. Invisible Hands
- 8. Backwash
- 9. Know Hope
- 10. The Translator
- 11. Suadade
- 12. The Shapeshifter