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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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Albums by
The Amity Affliction

Top Songs by
The Amity Affliction

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

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