Sydney metallers, Northlane have announced that one of the best new heavy bands around Polaris, will be supporting them alongside Silent Planet and Void Of Vision on their upcoming UK tour this winter.
You can see Northlane supported by Polaris, Silent Planet and Void Of Vision at the following dates:
26th November Engine Rooms Southampton
27th November Academy 2 Manchester
29th November Garage Glasgow
30th November o2 Academy 2 Birmingham
1st December Electric Brixton London
Tickets on sale now
Northlane release their highly anticipated fifth studio album, Alien, on August 2 via UNFD. The band recently released new single Talking Head taken from the album which you can listen to below here or view the official video for Bloodline below.
Alien pre-orders are available now.
Alien is available as Exclusive Vinyl, CD and Merchandise options in limited quantities worldwide via unfdstore.com.
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, where Northlane 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.
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