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The Amity Affliction

Brisbane post-hardcore act the Amity Affliction were formed in 2002 by Ahren Stringer and Troy Brady, a pair of longtime pals -- still high schoolers at the time -- who had been affected by the death of their friend in a road accident. The band -- a quartet rounded out by bassist Garth Buchanan and drummer Lachlan Faulkner -- released a demo in 2003 and an EP in 2004, but didn't start making waves in earnest until sometime later. In 2005, after unclean vocalist Joel Birch joined the fold, Amity Affliction went on a touring spell, working up a nationwide reputation as a powerful live band. In 2007, they added keyboard player Trad Nathan; switched drummers, with Ryan Burt replacing Faulkner; and parted ways with Buchanan, with Stringer taking on bass duties. The newly formed group then hit the studio to record the EP High Hopes, followed in 2008 by the debut album Severed Ties, which peaked at number 26 on the ARIA charts. Amity Affliction toured Australia again in 2008-2009, both as a support and headlining act, and in 2010 they released their second album, Youngbloods, which confirmed that their efforts paid off, reaching number six on the ARIA charts. They would top that achievement just two years later when their third album, Chasing Ghosts, debuted at number one on the ARIA charts. A fourth album, Let the Ocean Take Me, arrived on Roadrunner in 2014 and was the band's second consecutive ARIA chart-topper. That year, Brady left the band, leaving Stringer as the only founding band member. After months of touring Ocean, the quartet returned to the studio to record their fifth LP. This Could Be Heartbreak arrived in August 2016, topping the ARIA charts once again. ~ Alexey Eremenko & Neil Z. Yeung
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The Amity Affliction

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The Amity Affliction

  1.   Song
  2.   Chasing Ghosts
  3.   Youngbloods
  4.   RIP Foghorn
  5.   Pittsburgh
  6.   The Weigh Down
  7.   Open Letter
  8.   Lost & Fading
  9.   Shine On
  10.   I Hate Hartley
  11.   Skeletons
  12.   All Fucked Up
  13.   Life Underground
  14.   Don't Lean On Me
  15.   This Could Be Heartbreak
  16.   O.M.G.I.M.Y.
  17.   Blood in My Mouth
  18.   I Heart Throbsy
  19.   Nightmare
  20.   I Bring the Weather With Me
  21.   Pabst Blue Ribbon On Ice
  22.   Bondi St. Blues
  23.   I Heart Roberts'
  24.   Wishbone
  25.   Some Friends
  26.   Death's Hand
  27.   R.I.P Steggy
  28.   Love is a Battlefield
  29.   Straight Up!
  30.   Snitches Get Stitches
  31.   Note to Self
  32.   Fight My Regret
  33.   Asphalt Abrasions
  34.   Fire or Knife
  35.   Anchors
  36.   No Sleep 'Till Brisbane
  37.   All Messed Up
  38.   Tearing Me Apart
  39.   Empires Laid Waste
  40.   Give It All
  41.   Forest Fire
  42.   F.M.L.
  43.   A Sleepless Winter
  44.   I Heart H.C.
  45.   Greens Avenue
  46.   Olde English 800
  47.   Jesse Intense
  48.   Poison Pen Letters
  49.   Prometheus
  50.   Farewell
  51.   My Father's Son
  52.   Never Alone
  53.   R.I.P. Bon
  54.   H.M.A.S Lookback
  55.   15 Pieces of Flare
  56.   Stairway to Hell
  57.   Cornerstone of Misery
  58.   Slit The Tear Ducts
  59.   Dong Wayne
  60.   Flowerbomb
  61.   Geof Sux 666
  62.   Fuck the Yankees
  63.   Dr. Thunder
  64.   So You Melted?
  65.   B.D.K.I.A.F
  66.   Black and Collapsed
  67.   Do You Party?
  68.   Cut It Out
  69.   Snicklefritz
  70.   The Blair Snitch Project
  71.   Fruity Lexia
  72.   Severance
  73.   Atlantic

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