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

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