Reconstruction requires deconstruction. The institutions must be razed in order to clear space for the future to flourish. You tear down the old and build up the new. FILTER founder, singer, guitarist, and producer Richard Patrick knows this dance well. It’s what established the group as a multiplatinum industrial alternative luminary, and it catalyzed their seventh full-length album, Crazy Eyes [Wind-up Records / Caroline Australia] to be released on 8th April, 2016.
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After being catapulted into the spotlight following an invitation to tour with Metallica in 2009, their fifth album has done nothing to stop the band’s ever-growing domination of the genre. VOLBEAT has been touring worldwide, taking inspiration from death, the dark arts and other terrifying and controversial experiences, and is finally bring its highly acclaimed live show to Aussie fans. Join the creators behind Denmark’s #1 rock album on a journey through mysterious and sinister territories on Outlaw Gentlemen & Shady Ladies. Rich stories laden with fictional characters such as outlaws and erotic dancers interweave between the tracks of VOLBEAT’S latest offering, all the while encompassing their signature rebellious spirit of metal, rockabilly and country and western.
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Review: Ben Hosking
|At least in this country, Filter has never attained the level of success that they deserve. Besides a couple of chart-bothering flirtations with tracks like ‘Hey Man, Nice Shot’ and ‘Take a Picture’ way back in the mid-to-late 1990s, Richard Patrick and company have travelled unfairly under the radar. Hopefully the Cleveland, Ohio group’s luck will change with the release of their fifth studio album, ‘The Trouble with Angels’.
For those not familiar with Richard Patrick’s talent, take note: he began his professional career with industrial genius Trent Reznor as a touring guitarist
with Nine inch Nails between 1989 and 1993. After this he started Filter in 1995; Patrick’s bread and butter ever since – although certainly not his only musical preoccupation.
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