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

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