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Parkway Drive

Hailing from the hippie-loving beachfront town of Byron Bay, Australia, metalcore outfit Parkway Drive blasted out of their serene surroundings touting a volatile blend of intricate metal riffing, punishing breakdowns, and hardcore's emotional tension. Named after a rural countryside road, the band was formed in summer 2003 by vocalist Winston McCall, guitarists Luke Kilpatrick and Jeff Ling, drummer Ben Gordon, and bassist Jia O'Connor. They split an EP with like-minded countrymen I Killed the Prom Queen that same year, and later appeared on the local hardcore compilation What We've Built. In May 2005, Parkway Drive's debut EP, Don't Close Your Eyes, was released on the Sydney-based Resist Records. They continued building a respected name for themselves in the Australian hardcore scene, often opening for Bleeding Through, Shadows Fall, Every Time I Die, Hatebreed, and other American bands who were touring abroad. For its full-length debut, the band journeyed to the U.S., recording in Massachusetts with producer Adam Dutkiewicz (Killswitch Engage). Recorded over a two-week period in 2005, Killing with a Smile entered the Australian Independent Chart at number two upon its February 2006 release. The debut album sold extremely well across the country and later saw a North American release through Epitaph Records in August of that year. For its sophomore effort, the band again traveled to Massachusetts to reprise its successful partnership with Dutkiewicz. The metallic Horizons was released by Epitaph in October 2007. In 2010 the band came back with its third full-length effort, Deep Blue, which landed Parkway Drive an ARIA award for Best Hard Rock/Heavy Metal Album. In 2012 Atlas arrived, a more adventurous and varied album with production assistance by Slayer producer Matt Hyde. Parkway Drive continued to alter their sound, striving for a more varied, decidedly metal approach on their fifth album, 2015's Ire. ~ Corey Apar & Andrew Leahey
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Parkway Drive

  1.   Song
  2.   Dark Days
  3.   Vice Grip
  4.   Old Ghost/New Regrets
  5.   Fractures
  6.   Wild Eyes
  7.   The Siren's Song
  8.   Crushed
  9.   The Slow Surrender
  10.   Sleepwalker
  11.   Picture Perfect, Pathetic
  12.   Bottom Feeder
  13.   Romance Is Dead
  14.   A Cold Day In Hell
  15.   Devil's Calling
  16.   Carrion
  17.   Boneyards
  18.   Home Is for the Heartless
  19.   Deliver Me
  20.   Dedicated
  21.   Vicious
  22.   Pandora
  23.   A Deathless Song
  24.   The River
  25.   Anasasis (Xenophontis)
  26.   Dead Man's Chest
  27.   Idols and Anchors
  28.   Mutiny
  29.   Dying to Believe
  30.   Dream Run
  31.   Set to Destroy
  32.   Alone
  33.   The Sound of Violence
  34.   Atlas
  35.   Wreckage
  36.   Leviathan I
  37.   Deadweight
  38.   Smoke 'Em If Ya Got 'Em
  39.   Writings on the Wall
  40.   Sleight of Hand
  41.   Swing
  42.   Karma
  43.   Begin
  44.   Don't Close Your Eyes
  45.   Moments in Oblivion
  46.   Snake Oil and Holy Water
  47.   Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em
  48.   Hollow
  49.   Looks Like Yoda
  50.   Blue and the Grey
  51.   Sparks
  52.   Unrest
  53.   Samsara
  54.   Pressures
  55.   The Siren Song
  56.   Horizons
  57.   Breaking Point
  58.   Feed Them to the Pigs
  59.   Gimme A D
  60.   ...
  61.   Destroyer
  62.   Feed 'Em to the Pigs
  63.   Five Months
  64.   It's Hard To Speak Without A Tongue
  65.   Guns For Show, Knives For A Pro
  66.   The Cruise
  67.   Dead Dreams
  68.   Frostbite
  69.   Flesh, Bone and Weakness
  70.   You're Over
  71.   Blackout
  72.   Smoke 'Em If You've Got 'Em
  73.   Bonus Material
  74.   Pitcture, Perfect, Pathetic
  75.   Detroyer
  76.   The Sounds of Violence
  77.   Into the Dark

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